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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Pikeville eyes possibilities for new town hall

PIKEVILLE -- Pikeville Town Board member Lyman Galloway is proposing that the town buy a new modular home to use as its new town hall. The 2,080-square-foot building would be erected on a lot owned by the town across...

Mount Olive board considers fees for solar farms

MOUNT OLIVE -- New solar farm fees popped up on the town's agenda after a number of companies have expressed interest in bringing their sun-powered operations into Mount Olive. The board discussed the proposed changes during Monday night's Mount...

Board of Education talks about guns in schools

Recent shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., sparked a lively debate on the need for improved campus safety at Monday night's Board of Education meeting. "Limited resources" in school districts are just one problem, Board Chairman John...

Welding courses at Wayne Community College lead to AAR jobs

Through a successful public-private partnership with Wayne Community College, global aerospace and defense leader AAR has designed an eight-week welding certificate program to address a shortage of welders at AAR Mobility Systems. It typically takes a year to earn a...

Air Force museum: Up for sale?

In the first indication of the city's intentions with its proposed Air Force Museum building, District 5 Councilman Chuck Allen asked Monday night that the Goldsboro City Council begin making preparations to put the property on the market. Speaking...