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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Talton to run for commission seat

MOUNT OLIVE -- Town Commissioner and Mayor Pro-Tem Kenny Talton, 41, has announced his candidacy for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners District 2 seat held by Democrat J.D. Evans of Dudley. Talton is a Republican. Filing for the May...

Supporters plan park's next steps

The Stoney Creek Park Alliance's failure to get Parks and Recreation Trust Fund money to pay for its intended plan for Stoney Creek Park in its first few years of existence sharpened its members' resolve and gave it experience...

Another tree lit

Alexis Agius, right, sits on Santa's lap Monday at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's Christmas tree lighting. Alexis asked Santa for a kitten under the Christmas tree.  After the tree-lighting many children anxiously waited in line to tell Santa...

Town approves 2.5 percent pay increase

MOUNT OLIVE -- Town workers will receive a raise effective Jan. 1, the Mount Olive town board decided at its meeting Monday. Members passed a 2.5 percent increase, which will cost the town an additional $42,000 annually, and will...

Man, 29, charged in chase, break-in

A vehicle chase involving the Goldsboro police and a suspect believed to be in a stolen vehicle ended in a crash Monday night. Mitchell Jay Hardison, 29, of 415 Kingston Circle, was taken into custody around 10:15, after he...

Radford takes over as new school board chairman

Veteran educator Eddie Radford took over the reins as school board chairman Monday night, with John P. Grantham named vice chairman. Radford commended outgoing chairwoman Thelma Smith for her service to the board, both this past year as its leader...

Committee proposed to weigh Air Force museum

An unscheduled work session item that was added to the Goldsboro City Council agenda Monday morning involved a presentation of potential members of an Air Force museum exploratory committee to decide how best to transition the city's newly acquired...

Public record

Robbery near Herman Park Michael Cross, 44, reported that he was robbed while in the 800 block of Argo Street around 10:50 a.m. Friday. He told police that while he was walking, a burgundy Dodge Caravan pulled up next to...

Raising funds for local children

Jill Oaks prepares pancake batter during the Boys and Girls Club of Goldsboro 33rd annual Pancake Day Saturday. The club served 1,500 pancake plates which is equal to close to 5,000 pancakes....