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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Democrat files for District 5 Senate seat

Former state Sen. Tony Moore of Winterville is trying once again to get back to Raleigh, having filed to run in the Democratic primary for the District 5 seat. Moore, who is on the Winterville Town Council, spent one...

Work planned on local railroad tracks

Norfolk Southern work crews are replacing railroad ties on the line between Goldsboro and Selma over the next several days, and smoothing out the track, railroad officials say. The railroad workers will cover about three miles per day, according...

Turning grayer: O'Berry takes on task of caring for elderly in nursing home facility

O'Berry Neuro-Medical Treatment Center has undergone many changes since its doors first opened in 1957. Starting out as Goldsboro Training School, the General Assembly changed the name to O'Berry School in 1959 and then to O'Berry Center in 1963. Initially,...

Seymour Johnson AFB airmen set for return

Husbands and wives will come together for long embraces. Children will jump up and down. Tears will fall. At long last, they are coming home. Hundreds of 4th Fighter Wing airmen are scheduled to return to Seymour Johnson Air Force...

Girl Scouts gather for 100th anniversary event

A flower-shaped balloon in her hand, Casey Hammond stood in one of the lines that had formed at Herman Park waiting to get her face painted before taking her turn in one of the three inflatables positioned in front...

Bypass work on N.C. DOT 2012 list

Three local highway projects, including the third and final section of the U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass, have been listed on the state Department of Transportation's 12-month tentative bid-letting schedule. The other two projects on the list are improvements to North...

Public record

B&Es and larcenies *Terry McDougal reported the burglary of a 9-mm handgun, valued at $200, and $68 cash during an invasion into his home in the 900 block of South Slocumb Street about 1:30 a.m. Saturday. McDougal told authorities he...