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Friday, January 13, 2012

Roads on list for repairs

Work could begin as early as March 16 on $1.5 million in resurfacing on sections of U.S. 13, U.S. 70 and N.C. 581 totaling 10.2 miles. The Department of Transportation awarded the contract to S.T. Wooten Corp. of Wilson....

Wells: 4th is first

From the cockpit of an F-16, a younger Lawrence Wells saw just why the F-15E Strike Eagle -- and the airmen who command them -- have been the choice of combatant commanders since the day the airframe was first...

Inmate fighting death penalty

A Goldsboro man on death row for the 1989 murder of a co-worker during a robbery will be in Wayne County Superior Court Jan. 30 seeking reprieve under a 2001 state law that prohibits anyone who is mentally retarded...

Family Dollar store robbed

Two men wearing ski masks robbed a Family Dollar store early Thursday. The men, who also wore hooded sweatshirts, entered the store at 102 Five Points Road in the Mar-Mac community at about 8:30 a.m. and demanded money. They...

Getting ready for the 'Garden'

Workers begin the demolition of the former Sears Auto Center on North Berkeley Boulevard Thursday. Once the site is cleared, an Olive Garden restaurant will be built in its place. Sears Auto Center has relocated near Kmart....

Powerhockey tryouts Saturday

Open tryouts for the Carolina Fury Powerhockey team will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Charles B. Aycock High School. This year's team plans to travel to Ottawa, Canada, to compete for the Powerhockey Cup, said the...