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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Red Cross offers storm tips

Red Cross officials are urging eastern North Carolina residents to "err on the side of caution," with Hurricane Earl threatening the state's coast. Chuck Waller, local director for the Red Cross in Wayne County, said residents should be prepared. "No...

Restaurant fire damage has forced more repairs

Damages caused by a fire last week at Schlotzsky's Deli on Berkeley Boulevard have forced the business to close temporarily while repairs are being made. But general manager Chris Rarick is optimistic he might be able to reopen by...

Seymour Johnson to evacuate jets

Hurricane Earl's projected path has prompted officials at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base to relocate some of the Goldsboro installation's most valuable assets: the aircraft that allow the 4th Fighter Wing and 916th Air Refueling Wing to complete their respective...

Bail bondsman chases, crashes

Goldsboro police are looking into a vehicle pursuit and crash that killed a LaGrange woman Tuesday morning. Anecia Neal, 25, of West James Street, died from injuries sustained during the crash. Ms. Neal was the passenger in the car driven...

Holiday closings released

Local, state and national government offices including the post office and banks will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Goldsboro city offices will be closed and all sanitation services scheduled for Monday will be serviced on Wednesday...

One brick at a time

Eric Macklin, an 11th-grader, uses a trowel to apply mortar to a brick wall being built by the Masonry Two class at Southern Wayne High School. The wall, started last year, is being built to keep traffic off the lawn....

Officer charged in traffic accident

A Goldsboro police officer has been charged in a motor vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday morning at the intersection of Ash and James streets. Sgt. Teresa Cox was charged with a safe movement violation after the patrol car she...

Council OKs first round of Streetscape

Only a few weeks after several members of the Goldsboro City Council expressed concern over the proposed use of street bond money to revamp the 200 block of North Center Street, those same officials -- Bob Waller and Jackie Warrick...

Duplin officials amend offer to schools

KENANSVILLE -- The Duplin County Board of Commissioners met briefly Tuesday in special session, amending a previously accepted memorandum of understanding that will now go to the county's Board of Education for consideration. The commissioners voted 4-1 in favor...

GATEWAY enjoying new offices

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority Tuesday morning met for the first time in its new leased offices -- offices that could be home until a new facility can be built. The authority has a three-year lease with two one-year options...