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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Rezoning request raises concern

No one from the public spoke during a rezoning public hearing Tuesday morning before county commissioners that lasted less than a minute. However, some commissioners, Jack Best in particular, expressed concerns about approving the rezoning petition of John Harrell. Commissioners...

Closing arguments expected in attempted murder trial

Closing statements were expected this morning in the trial of Mack Recardo Lewis, which has the 27-year-old Rocky Mount man facing charges of attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon. Lewis took the witness stand Wednesday to defend...

Goldsboro police to serve at La Paz for Special Olympics

Goldsboro police officers will serve as waiters and temporary staff at La Paz Family Mexican Restaurant on Spence Avenue on Friday in order to raise money for the Special Olympics. Officers will be on hand to help with serving...

City will face $500,000 shortfall

Members of the Goldsboro City Council could not come up with a viable solution Wednesday when told that the city would likely soon be facing a nearly $500,000 budget shortfall due, in part, to rising gas prices. "It seems to...