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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Goldsboro National Night Out going forward

The Goldsboro Police Department's crime prevention unit announced this morning that tonight's National Night Out celebration will still be held at 6 to 9 p.m., regardless of the weather. However, in order to protect against inclement conditions, it will...

Company films new Air Force commercial

The formula seemed a bit off. Professionally styled hair. Makeup. And fighter jets? But Capt. Cynthia Nogueras played along. She has, after all, gotten used to representing her country from the cockpit of an F-15E Strike Eagle. So when...

Residents offer views on parks

More than two dozen people turned out for the last community meeting on the Goldsboro Parks and Recreation master plan Wednesday evening at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, where city residents floated dozens of suggestions and critiques of the city's...

Pikeville board looks at town hall

PIKEVILLE -- Town officials voted Monday night to move forward with discussions on renovating the old town hall, although it's still uncertain how much the project could cost. The town's government had to vacate the building on Railroad Street...

Council member calls for rotating pro tem

The newly elected members of the Goldsboro City Council were asked to vote on a measure just moments after sitting down Monday night, as William Goodman made an unscheduled motion during his opening remarks shortly after being sworn in....

1 of 2 riders dies of accident injuries

One of the two out-of-state riders injured in a motorcycle collision July 21 on Royall Avenue has died. Tracy Holt, 42, of Louisville, Ky., died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Ms. Holt was the passenger on a...

Flowers wants more school board meetings

Arnold Flowers wants more school board meetings. The Board of Education member lobbied Monday night for monthly work sessions in addition to the board's monthly meetings. "I came here tonight in the hopes of making a motion and the...

Councilman Chuck Allen not sworn in yet

Despite a handful of recounts and a ruling against a preliminary hearing, Mayor Pro Tempore Chuck Allen's election to represent District 5 isn't completely settled yet. Allen sat and watched as the members of the Goldsboro City Council took...