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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

City eyes W.A. Foster, bids for Streetscape

Mayor Al King stressed to the audience and his fellow members of the Goldsboro City Council Monday night that the council had no intentions of closing a recreation center that has been revealed to have fibrous asbestos in isolated...

Schools ask for delay in payroll change

Wayne County Board of Education Monday night adopted a resolution urging the General Assembly to delay a proposal changing the way school systems pay 10-month employees. As it stands, the education package called the "School and Teacher Paperwork Reduction Act,"...

Mount Olive coach stable after collision with car

MOUNT OLIVE -- A Mount Olive College assistant track coach is in fair condition today after being hit by a car while jogging Monday morning. Jacqueline Joan "Jackie" Kirby, 24, of Spence Avenue, Goldsboro, is being treated at Pitt County...

Mount Olive OKs Land Use Plan; water project funds

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Town Board of Commissioners took two big steps forward on separate long-term projects affecting the future of the town Monday, adopting the 2030 Comprehensive Land Use Plan and accepting a $2.1 million contract...

Fire destroys home in Duplin County

MOUNT OLIVE -- Fat lightwood, a dry resinous pinewood, from an old chicken house that had been used to remodel a Duplin County single-wide mobile home is being blamed for contributing to the intensity of a fire that destroyed...