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Monday, March 12, 2012

Legislator will face primary challenge

State Rep. Stephen LaRoque, R-Lenoir, will defend his seat against a challenger from his own party on May 8 after declaring his intention to run for re-election. LaRoque, who represents District 10, will face Wayne County GOP first vice...

City used email for decisions on hiring

After four months of greenlighting hiring decisions via email, the Goldsboro City Council will likely return to approving those decisions during open meetings. A request from the council Sept. 21, 2011, dictated that, following the already agreed-upon 30-day delay...

Joy of reading

Agnes Farfour Harris is not happy unless she has a book in her hands. She has always loved to read, even when she was a child. But now that the 80-year-old has rheumatoid arthritis and neuropathy in her feet, she...

Public record

Harassing phone calls Janis Marie Faison, 200 block Seymour Drive, reported that a "Tim" called her several times on Friday asking her for $600. She said "Tim" stated she owed him money and he would be at her house...

Organizations can get information on Golden LEAF

A group of Wayne County residents Tuesday night will continue its efforts to identify community-based projects in hopes of qualifying for a portion of the $2 million that the Golden LEAF Foundation has reserved for the county. The meeting will...