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Friday, October 12, 2012

City has rules for sidewalk location

There is a place where the sidewalk ends, but since 2005 city officials have been focused on ensuring that place isn't Goldsboro. That year the Goldsboro City Council put in place the city's Universal Development Ordinance, which required that...

For the birds

Elwin Green examines the details of a wood carving of a red-tailed hawk, which took him more than 200 hours to complete, during a session of the Neuse River Wood Carvers Club held at the Senior House next to...

Former UNC President Bill Friday dead at age 92

William "Bill" Friday, who has been called the personification of higher education in the state, died today in his sleep. He served for 30 years as president of the University of North Carolina system. Following his retirement in 1986,...

Club sets date for softball battle

Local doctors and lawyers will find themselves in the same arena next week with the uttering of two words -- Play ball! Rick Sumner, board chairman of the Boys & Girls Club, said the idea for a fundraiser pitting the...

Suspects sought in car theft, assault

A robbery-kidnapping allegedly took place just before 1 a.m. today, in the 1000 block of Poplar Street, according to Goldsboro police. The victim, Marcus Toney, a 21-year-old airman, was eventually released, unharmed. Toney, according to the report, was on Poplar...

Eikenberry named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Former ambassador and retired Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry was honored recently by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which announced his election as a new member. Eikenberry currently is the Frank E. and Arthur W. Payne Distinguished Lecturer...