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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Robbery tied to second heist in city

One man is in custody and two other suspects are being sought following two early Monday morning armed robberies, one in Goldsboro in which a clerk was shot, followed an hour later by one in Mount Olive. The first...

Questions planned for District 2 candidates

Candidates for the vacant District 2 school board seat Wednesday afternoon will be questioned by the committee charged with making a recommendation to fill that seat. The interviews will get under way at 1 p.m. in Room 111 of...

Town will consider staff cuts

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Town of Mount Olive is feeling the pinch of difficult economic times and will likely have to lay off some employees. The Mount Olive Board of Commissioners voted Monday night following a closed session to authorize...

Internet parlors ask for late hours until closure

Two local business owners spoke out during a public hearing involving proposed changes to the city's Unified Development Ordinance held during Monday's City Council meeting. And their concern -- that the board's approval of the revisions would limit operating hours...

Smokers will pay more for health care

County employees who are smokers, and eventually those who are overweight, can look forward to paying more out-of-pocket health care expenses than their co-workers. Starting in fiscal year 2011-12, employees who smoke will be required to accept a health...

Habitat for Humanity looking for land for new houses

Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne is looking for "land heroes" to make eight deserving families' dreams of home ownership come true. The non-profit organization can find the grant money, round up the volunteers and provide the leadership needed to build...