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Friday, December 16, 2011

Portion of U.S. 70 bypass opens today

The first leg of the U.S. 70 Bypass opened to traffic this afternoon after work crews late Thursday corrected a short list of issues that turned up during a Monday morning inspection of the highway. "They started first thing this...

Church to feature live nativity Sunday

Need a break from the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping. St. Paul United Methodist Church has a stop to remind you that the holiday season is about more than wrapping paper and bows. The church's live nativity will be...

New 4FW commander named

Col. Jeannie Leavitt is no stranger to breaking barriers. She was the first American woman to enter combat training as a fighter pilot -- and the first to reach mission-qualified status. She was the first woman to graduate from the...

Public record

School theft Martin Juarez, an employee of Baker Mechanical Inc, reported the theft of copper welding cables and brass couples near the boiler room of Rosewood Middle School, located at 541 N.C. 581 S. The theft occurred between Monday and...

Driver dies in crash

A 79-year-old Faison woman was killed in a car accident early today on N.C. 55 about five miles east of Mount Olive. Betty Jean Herndon of Soloman Street in Faison, apparently pulled out in front of a passing vehicle...

Empty stocking fund donations

* Dees, Smith, Powell, Jarrett, Dees and Jones, attorneys at law, $100 * From your loving parents, $25, in memory of our daughter Carolina Maria Russo * Jack and Susie Prentice, $40 * The Browns, $50, in memory of Connie...

Bicyclist in serious condition after accident

A Goldsboro man was in serious condition at Pitt Memorial Hospital Thursday after he was struck by a car Wednesday evening while trying to cross East Ash Street on a bicycle. Mark Ray McNair, 50, of North Kornegay Street,...