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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Lady in the Park back at city park

John Albert grasped the railing at Herman Park's fountain, leaned forward and peered at the statue known affectionately as "The Lady in the Park." The Parks and Recreation superintendent sounded like a proud father as he talked about plans...

Veterans to mark Memorial Day with events

For those local residents who have lost a loved one to war, this weekend is about far more than afternoon cookouts and trips to the beach. Memorial Day, they say, is another opportunity to remember the beloved sons, daughters, wives,...

Officers help carry Special Olympics torch on run

Achy muscles. Sweaty T-shirts. Smiles. That was the scene at the Greene County Courthouse around noon Friday as a group of about 40 runners finished a nearly 23-mile run that started hours earlier at the Goldsboro Police Department. The run...

Goldsboro names new city manager

Goldsboro City Council announced Monday afternoon that the position of city manager, vacant since February, will be filled by Kinston City Manager Scott Stevens. Stevens, 44, will take the position beginning Aug. 8 and will receive an annual salary...

Senators: Saving money, school success part of plan

As state senators begin debate on their $19.3 billion spending plan today, only about $60 million separate them from their colleagues in the House. "I think we're close together," Sen. Louis Pate, R-Wayne, said. "I think we'll be able...