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Monday, August 6, 2012

Worker hits downtown water main

Construction workers on the Center Street Streetscape project caused a flash flood along the 200 north block of Center Street this morning when they accidentally struck a water main in front of The Little Bank near the Mulberry Street...

A Sunday train ride

Children enjoy a ride on the Kiwanis miniature train at Herman Park on Sunday afternoon during "Sunday in the Park," an event sponsored by the Goldsboro Parks and Recreation Department. Family fun at the park included games, food, local...

Crime statistics released

Statistics can be misleading. Numbers can be skewed. Perspectives can vary. But there is nothing up for debate when it comes to murder. The Department of Justice has released findings that announce a 0.9 percent decrease in statewide crime from...

Man, 23, killed in housing project

Investigators are still processing the scene where Jaquees Miller, 23, of Kinston, was shot and killed at about 2:30 a.m. today. According to a Goldsboro police report, Miller left the home of Tiffany Nicole Sutton, 20, of 127 Vanderbilt Circle,...

Leaders will cast their last city votes tonight

When the gavel sounds at tonight's meeting of the Goldsboro City Council it will officially end the municipal careers of three public servants who have dedicated more than 85 combined years to the city, as Jackie Warrick, Don Chatman...

Continental Community Children's choir offers students chance to sing, shine

Victoria Ruffin knows what it is like to live your dream -- she has been there. The director of the Continental Community Children's Choir has tried out for "American Idol" twice -- once just recently at age 28. She sang...

Hearing on rules for Internet cafes planned

A $70,000 economic development incentive for Mt. Olive Pickle Co., an application for $221,865 in state transportation funds for the GATEWAY bus system and proposed rules regulating Internet cafes will be the topics of three public hearings when Wayne County...

Public record

Armed robbery A Princeton man was pulled from his vehicle and assaulted Sunday. Joshua David Strout, 75, of Princeton, told Goldsboro police that he was pulled by two black males from his 1997 Ford Explorer at a stoplight on...