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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Architect next step for new transfer station

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority will soon begin its search for an architect for the $4.5 million transfer station for its GATEWAY bus system. Authority Executive Director Alan Stubbs told the board at its meeting Tuesday that a request for...

Local lawmakers: Measure dictated by recession woes

Local legislators are happy that the budget is out on time this year for the first time in seven years, but not all are pleased with its results. For most, however, Larry Bell, D-Sampson, said, "It's about the best...

Jury still hearing testimony in trial

The jury was excused for much of Wednesday afternoon in the murder trial of Brandon Lee Williams, as Wayne County Superior Court Judge Arnold O. Jones heard the prosecutor argue for the inclusion of a videotaped confession by the defendant...

More N.C. residents planning to travel for July Fourth weekend

Fourth of July travel has a slightly different meaning for Jim and Bonnie Rinehart this year. "It means celebrating independence and freedom. And now that the kids are grown, we have even more freedom," Mrs. Rinehart said, laughing with her...

More officers tapped for extended patrols

The Wayne County Highway Patrol plans dramatic increases in patrol strength for the Fourth of July weekend, while local police agencies also are making special preparations for the holiday. Highway Patrol First Sgt. Jerry Burton said that "line patrols,"...

Smithfield residents warned to boil their drinking water

SMITHFIELD -- Residents of the town of Smithfield were warned to boil their water before drinking it Wednesday after E. coli bacteria was found in the system. The bacteria can cause people to become sick and is of particular...

Public record

Death investigation The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 65-year-old Pikeville resident, according to a report. June Carole Campbell, of 176 Mount Carmel Church Road, was found dead at her residence by a neighbor around 7...