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Monday, May 9, 2011

Pedestrian killed on highway

A woman was killed on U.S. 70 East Saturday night while attempting to cross the roadway on foot around 9:30. Tammy Ferrell, 39, of West Grantham Street, was pronounced dead at Wayne Memorial Hospital after she was struck by an...

Local father receives state parenting honor

Charles Raiford is quick to admit he knew little about parenting when his first child came along. After all, he hadn't always fostered the strongest relationship with his own father, a military man formerly stationed in Goldsboro. "Me and my...

Volunteer hopes center will help at-risk youths

Patrick Lechner believes if he can provide better options for Goldsboro's troubled youths, they can create better futures for themselves. After years of spreading Christian messages in Goldsboro's often marginalized communities, Lechner is taking steps to start his own...

Pate will help state evaluate tornado response

State Sen. Louis Pate is helping head a special new legislative committee examining how well-prepared state and local officials were for last month's tornadoes that tore through 18 counties, killing 24 people. Pate explained that the committee would be...

Strawberry fields aren't forever this year

Jennifer Delisio operates a strawberry stand on Berkeley Boulevard near Lowe's for Cottle Farms.  Conditions have been good for strawberries this year, with just enough rain and moderate to warm temperatures helping to create juicy, sweet berries. But even...

No tax hike on city spending plan

The first draft of the city's budget, as distributed to the Goldsboro City Council at its last meeting, doesn't include any tax increases or increases in utility rates. The budget, which the council has said won't be adopted until...

Public record

Cars stolen Two cars were reported as stolen to Goldsboro police last week in what appeared to be separate incidents. Paul Bryant, 66 of North Taylor Street said he parked his black Ford Taurus at a church on Slocumb Street....

Former state representative earns British honor

Former 3rd District Congressman and Wayne County native Martin Lancaster has been made an Honorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, according to reports published by the Raleigh News & Observer and the London Examiner....