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Monday, January 12, 2009

Wayne County OKs water, methane deals

Contracts for a joint water venture with the Eastern Wayne Sanitary District and another to allow a company to capture methane gas at the landfill were approved last week by the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. Both contracts had...

Aycock triplets

On Jan. 3, workers at the Charles B. Aycock birthplace discovered that one of the sheep raised there had given birth to triplets. Discovered during early morning feeding time at the state historic site, the three lambs were still wet....

Construction wavered in Wayne, Goldsboro in 2008

New residential and commercial construction fluctuated in 2008 in Goldsboro and Wayne County, reflecting the ongoing economic downturn that is sending many families into foreclosure and prodding companies to cut costs, but both the city and county also showed evidence...

Pikeville council looks to force annexing

Faced with a $5 million debt to ElectriCities, Pikeville's town council and its 719 residents may look for more landowners to share the financial burden, the town's mayor said. Saying that the town will explore its annexation options, Mayor...

Leaders in Duplin try to avoid tax increase

Duplin taxpayers will find out in a few months how well their board of county commissioners fares in its battle to keep taxes from going up. But commissioners have decided to meet the challenge head-on and already are meeting with...

Raptor landing for show practice

If all goes according to plan, some local residents might catch a glimpse of one of the most advanced fighter jets on the planet this afternoon. An F-22A from Langley Air Force Base is expected to land at Seymour Johnson...