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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

City plans pickups for April

The Sanitation Division of Goldsboro's Public Works Department will waive charges associated with the collection of discarded furniture, appliances, hot water heaters, mattresses, box springs, and other bulky items each Wednesday during April. City of Goldsboro residents may schedule...

Public record

Man charged in meat theft The theft of $15 of rib-eye steaks from Piggly Wiggly, located at 100 Lionel St., Saturday evening led to a foot pursuit involving a Goldsboro police officer. Mick Worrells allegedly concealed two steaks while in...

Pikeville 'wish list' gets board oversight

PIKEVILLE -- Town officials met Monday to discuss projects they would like to see funded in the next budget year. "Tonight we are here to create kind of a wish list," Mayor Johnny Weaver said. The largest project discussed...

Mo-ped chase ends in crash

Two teenagers on mo-peds gave Goldsboro police a run for their money Monday afternoon, but the chase ended quickly when the two-wheelers collided with one another on Spence Avenue. Officers in a patrol car were attempting to stop the...

'New' resident thows hat into council ring

A newcomer to politics, hotelier Kyle Pritchard is running for the District 1 seat of the Goldsboro City Council. Pritchard, 27, has managed the Comfort Suites on North Park Drive since May 2009. Although he is relatively new to...

Her career in uniform

DUDLEY -- A part of her wants to stay -- to again hold off on a retirement she has planned, and postponed, every year for the last decade. She doesn't want to let them down -- the young men and...

Neighborhood says 'no'

Half a dozen people turned out to speak during a rezoning public hearing at the Goldsboro City Council's meeting Monday night in Historic City Hall, where council members heard pleas from residents to deny the change in zoning for...