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Monday, March 26, 2012

Meeting planned to weigh GATEWAY location

Wayne County commissioners and the Goldsboro City Council will hold a joint meting Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. with the Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority to discuss results of a feasibility study on the proposed GATEWAY transfer station. The meeting will be...

Patrol car wrecks on way to call

A Wayne County Sheriff's Office deputy wrecked a patrol car Sunday night while responding to a call in Seven Springs. Deputy Chris Jackson was driving southbound on N.C. 111 South near Food Lion at about 11:20 p.m. when he...

Nearly 300 Seymour Johnson AFB personnel welcomed back from Afghanistan

Thomas Burkhart didn't take his wife's hand when a doctor told them they were having a little girl. He wasn't there to feel his daughter kick for the first time -- to watch Meghan's belly grow. "We found out I...

Goodman: Felony conviction doesn't matter

Former Goldsboro City Councilman William Goodman Jr. is again seeking office after being out of politics for nearly a decade. Goodman, 62, resigned from the District 3 seat in 2004 after he pleaded guilty to a felony charge for...

$4.7 million in renovations done at housing project

Renovations to 104 units at Alpha Arms Apartments, begun a year ago, are complete. The project was made possible through a $4.7 million HUD grant, said Jimmie Ford, chairman of the board of directors of Alpha Phi Alpha, the...

Public record

Goldsboro police investigated these reports: *A black male and black female reportedly exited Walmart on Spence Avenue Friday evening without paying for several items, including $100 worth of cosmetics, two throw pillows and a container of bleach. They left in...

Cause determined in Eureka fire

FREMONT -- An unattended candle was the cause of fire that burned down a double-wide trailer home near Eureka on Friday morning, officials say. The home's resident, Thomas Pate, was the only person in the house, located at 1136...