Work proceeds on new veterans cemetery

Crews work Tuesday morning on the new state veterans cemetery being built on Long's Plant Farm Road off U.S. 70 just east of Goldsboro. Work got under way in early January and despite the spate of wet and icy weather, the project remains on schedule and is about 25 percent completed. The $4.1 million project is being built by Daniels and Daniels Construction Co. of Goldsboro and is expected to be completed by early November.


"Is this where the veterans cemetery is being built?" a man shouts from a car that has just stopped in front of Bill Royall of Daniels and Daniels Construction Co.

"Yes sir," Royall replies.

The driver and passenger look around, wave and then start back down Long's Plant Farm Road toward U.S....

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