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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

City listens to public's views on cuts, tax hike

The majority of those who addressed the Goldsboro City Council Monday evening were cordial -- thanking the board for its "hard work" and years of support for local organizations who rely heavily on allocations from the city and county governments...

Fremont will target junk cars in yards

FREMONT -- For Fremont residents, keeping a clunker will come with a price. Starting this week, the Fremont Police Department will begin issuing notices to owners of abandoned and junk vehicles that are in violation of the town's ordinance. According...

Duplin continues hospital deal talk

KENANSVILLE -- University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina moved a step closer Monday to leasing Duplin General Hospital. Representatives from the hospital system and hospital board gave a presentation about the long-term lease before holding a public hearing for comments...

Marijuana dealer ring broken up; officers trying to shut down sales

A Goldsboro woman under investigation by authorities for about two years for alleged marijuana sales was arrested Friday, part of ongoing work that "spans up and down the East Coast of the United States," authorities said. Stephanie Elizabeth Miller,...

Citizens speak on equity in schools

Tricia Haigler produced a school discipline report, citing her sixth-grader with "accessory to theft" after having slid a cafeteria tray to another student who then removed two chicken nuggets. Mary Green, mother of seven children, said her 6-year-old special...

Public record

Shot in leg A North Taylor Street man told police he heard gunshots while walking between buildings on Day Circle, and was struck in the left leg while running between buildings in the public housing area. Quinta Boyette, 29,...

Officers look for missing Mount Olive man

MOUNT OLIVE -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert early Tuesday for Harold Grey Jones, 82, missing from his Mount Olive home. Jones, who has short-term memory loss, lives on Smith Chapel Road. He was wearing...

Krispy Kreme raising funds to send kids to camp

Krispy Kreme has teamed up with "Hole in the Wall Camps," an international family of camps and programs that provide life-changing experiences to children with serious illnesses and life-threatening medical conditions, free of charge. Now through May 30, customers can...