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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Waller, Chatman, Warrick won't seek re-election

The Goldsboro City Council will have a distinctly different look come July as three current council members announced Monday night they will not run for re-election. Those three seats, in districts 2, 3 and 6, will be open as...

Streetscape decision delayed, 4-3

Discussion of the Center Street Streetscape project will continue into the Goldsboro City Council's retreat Feb. 14-15 as council members voted 4-3 Monday night to delay a decision on it while authorizing the city's finance director to proceed with...

More heating money available

Needy Wayne County residents could begin applying as early as Wednesday morning for help with their heating bills thanks to an infusion of more than $500,000 for two separate federally funded programs administered locally by the county Department of Social...

Man shot by police

A Goldsboro police officer shot a 20-year-old man Monday afternoon following a brief pursuit. Officer Anthony Ravine fired several shots into the Toyota driven by Johnathan Ray Williams, of 309 N. Jefferson St., after he struck the officer with...

Girl, 6, brings determination to 'Jump Rope for Heart'

Zephyr Cazeault was born with a heart condition. But that was so long ago. She's 6 years old now and isn't about to miss a beat. "My heart feels great," she said. "I can almost jump 11 times. I...

Former ESC chief to run for commissioner

Bill Pate of Goldsboro has announced that he will file as a Republican candidate for the District 5 seat on the Wayne County Commission now held by Democrat Bud Gray. Pate, 55, is retired manager of the Wayne County...

Radford defends work at Goldsboro High School

Wayne County Board of Education Chairman Eddie Radford admits he is protective of Goldsboro High School, since he is not only a graduate of the school but formerly served as an administrator there. He knows how hard staff and...

United Church Ministries makes its annual report, honors donors, volunteers

United Church Ministries held its 28th annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet on Jan. 20 at Salem United Methodist Church. Chairman Pat Stokes welcome the group and the Rev. Sandy Schaller of Salem UMC gave the invocation. The men of the...

Public record

B&Es and larcenies *Juston Dungea reported a break-in at his home in the 500 block of East Beech Street that occurred on Saturday. During the break-in more than $1,500 of property was stolen, including two game systems, two laptops...