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Friday, January 18, 2008

System will help control signals

The Goldsboro City Council approved a $1.6 million budget amendment Thursday night to design and build a city-wide computerized traffic signal system. The entire project is estimated to cost $4.5 million, but only $3.5 million will be available through bond...

Suspect will face charges for meth

A Seven Springs man faces charges of trafficking in methamphetamine, investigators with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office reported. Andres Reyes Flores, 49, Stanley Chapel Church Road, Mount Olive, was placed in the Wayne County Jail under $2 million bond, Maj....

Evans announces run for third commission term

The self-proclaimed mayor of Dudley, J.D. Evans, has decided to run for a third term as the District 2 representative on the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. But first, he must secure the Democratic nomination in the May primary. He...

North Drive teacher has second play published

A reading teacher at North Drive Elementary School has had his second children's script published. Gregory Brown's play "The Great Rhyme Travel Machine" will be part of Playbooks Inc.'s "Readers Theater" series and will be used to help boost literacy...

Grants intended to improve quality of rural life in region

AgCarolina Financial awarded $30,950 in grants to 12 organizations through their corporate-giving program, the Fund for Rural North Carolina. Among the recipients of the grants were the Foundation of Wayne Community College and the Wayne NC Cooperative Extension Service, for...

Public record

Water tanks, buildings vandalized Goldsboro police said Tractor Supply Co. on Cashwell Drive suffered about $5,000 in spray paint damages to water storage tanks at the business on Wednesday evening, Goldsboro police said. Also damaged with spray point was Hasty...