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Friday, March 9, 2012

Council approves Streetscape

After months of debates and years of plans, the first block of Center Street's Streetscape project will undergo the first phase of renovations after a 4-3 vote Friday afternoon. Goldsboro City Council members offered their opinions both for and against...

Status of road still not decided

MOUNT OLIVE -- Initial negotiations that "did not turn out as well as expected" with property owners over the possible closure of a dirt section of Emmaus Church Road at N.C. 55 east of Mount Olive have left the fate...

Aycock files to run for commission seat

George Wayne Aycock Jr. has filed as a Republican candidate for the at-large seat on the Wayne County Commission currently held by Democrat Dr. Sandra McCullen, who has filed for re-election. Filing for the May 8 primary ended Feb. 29....

Streetscape vote set for today's meeting

The fate of the city's signature downtown revitalization project will be decided today after months of discussions, debates and delays. The Goldsboro City Council will vote on awarding the bid for the Center Street Streetscape project during a special...

Cancer warrior

His left hand holding his T-shirt toward the sky, an 8-year-old uses the other to unwrap, in more simple terms, the story it has taken his parents nearly an hour to tell. "Well, this is where they put in the...

Public record

B&E report D.S. Simmons reported a larceny at his property in the 1500 block of North Carolina Street that took place between Feb. 22 and Wednesday. An a/c unit, valued at $1,000, was damaged during the theft of $50 of...