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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Man, 25, arrested in county for Pitt murder

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office provided a K-9 unit and dive team ito assist with the investigation of a Pitt County murder that led to the arrest of one suspect in Goldsboro. Hue Sutton, 77, of Leary Bills Road in...

Knowing when to stop

North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers have been on the lookout for drivers who don't think the rules about stopping around school buses apply to them. Operation Stop Arm, a statewide campaign aimed at getting drivers to make better decisions when...

Bell defends seat against challenger Poirier

The contest for the state House District 21 seat has been a fairly low-key race pitting five-time incumbent Democrat Larry Bell of Clinton against Republican newcomer Deann Poirier of Mount Olive. Bell is a retired educator, having served as superintendent...

GE plant closing

Employees at the GE Lighting Carolina Products plant learned Wednesday that before this time next year, they will likely have to find new jobs. According to a company press release, the plant, which has operated in Goldsboro since 1946, employs...

Public Record

Mowers stolen A pair of commercial, John Deere mowers were stolen from Quality Equipment, LLC located on U.S. Highway 70 on Tuesday. The combined valued of the 2010 Z925 zero turn mower and the 2009 Z860 zero turn mover is...

Utility rate hike, hotel use boost city revenues

Goldsboro has seen a dramatic increase from last year in revenues collected through the first quarter, Finance Director Kaye Scott recently told members of the City Council. And the additional funds, she said, came in, mainly, for two reasons: residents...

Clothing drive a 'success'

Non-profit organization Academic Abundance, Inc. is all about offering people a chance to work toward a better life, and is helping victims of domestic violence improve their chances for success. Academic Abundance is sponsoring a "dress for success" clothing drive...