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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Gurley decides not to run again

School board member Pete Gurley will not seek re-election for another term, citing health problems as a contributing factor. The at-large representative made his official announcement during Monday evening's school board meeting, saying it was with "mixed emotions" that he...

Reserve account concerns members

The school system's fund balance should be higher and target dates are needed for construction projects, school board members said Monday night. Board member Rick Pridgen raised the fund balance question with Penny Lanier, senior accountant with Pittard Perry &...

Pikeville moves to correct financial violations

PIKEVILLE -- Pikeville's town board moved Monday to hire a part-time employee to help address three finance practices found to be in violation of state law. By unanimous vote, the board approved the hiring of a worker who will help...

Council approves recyclables contract; pays architect

The Goldsboro City Council approved the sale of recyclable paper, plastics, glass and aluminum cans to Wayne Opportunity Center and Goldsboro Iron & Metal Co. at its meeting Monday night. The council authorized the public works department to enter into...

Jump rope exhibition, camp

The Bouncing Bulldogs, an international rope skipping demonstration team out of Chapel Hill, will perform Friday at 7 p.m. at the National Guard Armory on U.S. 117 bypass. The group will sponsor a rope skipping camp Saturday at the armory,...

Public record

Common law robbery Tanisha Davis of Roanoke Rapids reported that a suspect shoved her to the ground while she was riding a dirt bike at Busco Beach and stole the vehicle worth $2,300, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said. Armed...