Log in

Sign up

October 11, 2011 archives

View Archive

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Deadline coming to qualify for loans for disaster repairs

The end of October is the deadline for filing applications for physical damage assistance from the Small Business Administration. Many homeowners and renters are eligible for help from the SBA, but are unaware of it, said R. Gary Colton,...

Debris pickup almost complete across North Carolina

RALEIGH -- Debris removal from state-maintained roadways is complete in Columbus and Sampson counties, and crews are close to completing debris collection in Wayne, Duplin, Edgecombe, Nash, Sampson and Wilson counties. More than 55,500 tons of trees and limbs...

Council rejects bids on Streetscape plan

Supporters of the Center Street Streetscape project took a step backward to move forward Monday as the Goldsboro City Council approved the staff's recommendation for the 200 block of the project, meaning the bids already tabulated will be rejected...

County will hire new ag agent; gets state funds

Wayne County Cooperative Extension Service Director Kevin Johnson joked Monday that he has been "counting down the days" until he could turn over his agronomist/field crop agent duties to someone else. Johnson might not have as many days left to...

Safe Kids trying to protect county children

When it comes to car seats, one size does not fit all. There are height and weight restrictions, as well as laws governing how to install them. "Eighty percent of car seats are not installed properly," said Charity Johnson,...

Public record

Weekend business break-ins The Internet cafe, 24/7 Internet Business Center, located at 207 S. Berkeley Blvd., was broken in Saturday between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. The suspect stole $2,500 in cash and a camera system valued at $700. The...