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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

EOD neutralizes 'bomb' again

It started as a search for stolen property -- a bundle of firearms local law enforcement officials believed might have been dumped in a body of water off Napoleon Road. But shortly after members of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office...

Law remains unclear on future of Internet sweepstakes cafes

Internet cafes continue to operate throughout Wayne County, despite the passage of a law in late 2010 designed to ban the businesses from offering the computer-based games to the public. Any enforcement concerning the businesses essentially came to a...

DGDC to assist business start-ups

Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. will take a closer look at the businesses receiving its incentive grants, the organization's director told Goldsboro City Council Monday. The program, which awards new businesses downtown who qualify with $400 per month for one...

ENC's 'top guns' to be at jetport on Nov. 5

PIKEVILLE --The N.C. Top Gun Pilot competition will be held Nov. 5 at the Wayne Executive Jetport. The fly-in, co-sponsored by the N.C. Department of Transportation's Division of Aviation, runs from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and includes educational...

Owners upset at having to pay trash fee

An exemption to the county's landfill fee that was removed from the Wayne County budget this year had several mobile home owners complaining at Tuesday's meeting of the county Board of Commissioners. In approving the budget in June, commissioners reduced...