Log in

Sign up

April 28, 2009 archives

View Archive

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Company tower query rejected by commission

The Goldsboro Planning Commission voted Monday to deny a request by U.S. Cellular to install a 199-foot cell phone tower on a land parcel on Tommy's Road between Deans Lane and Highway 117 South. However, the commission waived the...

Water safety training

Samia Garner, left, and a group of Northwest Elementary School second-grade students do an exercise to learn about the dangers of lightning while swimming.  Mrs. Garner asked the students to count the seconds between the flash of lightning and the...

Celebrating being boys

Goldsboro Mayor Al King shakes hands with North Drive Elementary student Lynwood Cox as Yisrael Sheppard, left, Sebastian White and Judah Cox look on during North Drive's Boy Pride day. State Sen. Don Davis also attended the event, which highlighted...

Mount Olive College students leave for Mexico trip

MOUNT OLIVE -- Five Mount Olive College students and their professor flew to Mexico Sunday to participate in a business internship program despite some worries about a swine flu epidemic in that nation. Officials said Monday that Dr. David...

Zoning confusion will delay meeting

A Thursday night public meeting at Whitley Church to gather public comment on whether there is an interest in zoning has been canceled because of what county officials are calling misinformation about the county's intentions and an organization that...

County firefighters continue fight against Faison warehouse blaze

FAISON -- Firefighters today are expected to continue pulling the still-smoldering bins of sweet potatoes from the Southern Produce warehouse, which was heavily damaged in a fire that began Sunday night. The building and equipment were valued between $10...

Cherry Hospital honors volunteers for service

This year's volunteer appreciation luncheon at Cherry Hospital was a blast from the past, as the event took on a 1950s theme. "Volunteers rock," said Tanya Rollins, director of volunteer services, dressed in a pink poodle skirt amid decorations that...

Public record

Brother injured in motorcycle crash Brothers Bobby Daniel Rouse, 50, and Robert Lee Rouse, 38, were involved in a motorcycle wreck Saturday at the intersection of U.S. 70 and Berkeley Boulevard, police said. The elder brother, Bobby Rouse, sustained injury...

Applications accepted for Ms. Wheelchair NC, USA

Applications are now being accepted for the title of Ms. Wheelchair North Carolina, USA. The winner will represent North Carolina in July, competing against 50 other state representatives for the national title of Ms. Wheelchair USA. The Ms. Wheelchair USA...