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Sunday, February 3, 2013

Dress, play: Annual Games Summit draws crowd

One day ago in a community college not too far, far away .... It was a period of gaming war. Local gamers, striking from locations around Goldsboro, won a number of victories against electronic competitors during the Carolina Games...

Game summit discusses video game violence

One of the forums during the Carolina Games Summit on Saturday featured a talk with video game veterans Patrick Scott Patterson and Joel West about video game violence, especially its recent discussion in the news media linking it to...

Wayne County mental health group back on track

A year after facing possible closure, the Mental Health Association in Wayne County held its annual meeting Thursday to elect new officers and re-commit to keeping the struggling organization intact and operating, albeit with less. "We're trying to get...

MOC to host farmland preservation workshop

The N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund will assist in hosting five workshops across the state for local governments interested in protecting their communities' agricultural lands. The Voluntary Agricultural District workshops are for agricultural advisory board members, county...

Council to decide future of downtown

The future of downtown Goldsboro's signature revitalization project is expected to be decided Monday night as the City Council plans to once again discuss whether to proceed with the Center Street Streetscape Project. A resolution due to be voted...

Goldsboro woman wins pickup for second time

Most people won't win a car during their lifetime, but Viola Ryals Figueroa has been lucky enough to win two in the past 23 years. The 45-year-old Goldsboro resident picked up a brand new, dark blue Ford F-150 XLT...