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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Tax free weekend starts Friday

North Carolinians will have a chance starting Friday morning to save money on many purchases that will help parents get their children ready for school. The annual tax-free sales weekend starts at 12:01 a.m. Friday and continues until 11:59...

Commission OKs zoning requests, subdivision plans

A rezoning request and four subdivision plats, including one in which a variance was denied, were approved Tuesday morning by county commissioners. The Planning Board recommended approval of the rezoning and plats. Dixie and Bobby Burroughs, owners/developers of the...

Officials: Smoking ban not an issue anymore

Six months into the state's new smoke-free restaurant and bars law, which went into effect on Jan. 2, officials are reporting a dwindling number of complaints. The adjustment has been seemingly without problem, said Kevin Whitley, director of the Health...

Warsaw fire truck damaged in crash

WARSAW -- One person was injured and a Warsaw Fire Department fire truck sustained major damage recently when the driver of a sport utility vehicle collided with the parked truck. Units from Warsaw and the Faison Fire Department and Duplin...

Scouts end Jamboree tired and wet, but with new friends and memories

By Tuesday night, Tuscarora Council Boys Scouts attending the National Jamboree were exhausted. They had been packing since two o'clock in the afternoon in hope they would be able to get on the road home early Wednesday. With all...

Center Street poised to get new look

A vision born in 2006 took another step toward reality Wednesday, as downtown officials, again, made their pitch for a revamped Center Street. But this time around, Downtown Goldsboro Develo-pment Corp. Executive Director Julie Thompson and urban designer Allison Platt...

Public records

Break-in suspect arrested Nathaniel McCullen, 47, South Landfill Road, Dudley has been charged by Wayne County Sheriff's deputies with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and possession of stolen goods. He was jailed under a $10,000. On May...