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Friday, April 30, 2010

Hopefuls to battle for slots on ballot Tuesday

Turnout has been light for one-stop voting in advance of Tuesday's partisan primary, a trend that is expected to carry over to Election Day. There are no local races on the ballot. Democratic candidates on Tuesday's ballot are: *...

Walkathon targets multiple sclerosis

The Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will hold the city's first Walk MS Saturday at Herman Park on Ash Street in Goldsboro. For the first time, people in Wayne County will have the chance...

Proposed budget includes program cuts, tax increase

If the Goldsboro City Council approves City Manager Joe Huffman's recommended 2010-2011 fiscal year budget -- released Thursday -- taxes won't be the only increase local residents will have to endure. The proposed budget also includes a 5 percent sewer...

Cherry Hospital honors volunteers

Cherry Hospital is in the "ebb and flow of change," but it will eventually realize its full potential as a model psychiatric treatment facility, Director Philip Cook said during the hospital's annual volunteer appreciation recognition ceremony Thursday night. And while...

Mount Olive christens long-awaited runway extension at Yeager Field

Scissors flashed and the yellow ribbon parted Thursday at a special dedication ceremony for the new Mount Olive airport runway extension. The town held the original dedication for Yeager Field 40 years ago this month. When it was first created,...