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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Pikeville tightens town spending

PIKEVILLE -- Pikeville town commissioners want to put a hold on spending for the rest of the fiscal year, which ends June 30, unless the expenditure is absolutely necessary, commissioners said Monday night. Commissioner Vance Greeson said he didn't want...

Celebration in Tar Heel nation

Brooke Murray, left, Angie Sutton and Heather Rogers root for the University of North Carolina men's basketball team Monday night at Ham's Restaurant during the Tar Heels' thumping of Michigan State in the national championship game. Carolina gave its fans...

Mount Olive waits for word on funds

The Clean Water Management Trust Fund board of directors will meet in special session Wednesday in hopes of rescuing the many projects left in limbo earlier this year when Gov. Beverly Perdue pulled $100 million from the fund. "Our...

City Council denies Berkeley-Maplewood rezoning request

The northeast corner of Berkeley Boulevard and Maplewood Drive will not be rezoned, the Goldsboro City Council decided Monday night. Following the recommendation of the city Planning Commission, the council voted unanimously to deny the rezoning from office and institutional...

Wayne Food Initiative to bless third community garden Friday

Wayne Food Initiative will hold a blessing ceremony and work day at Goldsboro's third community garden Friday beginning at noon. The blessing ceremony will be performed at 12:30 p.m. by Goldsboro resident and Haliwa-Saponi Indian Dreamweaver at the little...