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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Foster to top council talking points

The Goldsboro City Council approved by consent Dec. 17 seeking qualifications from architectural firms for a new W.A. Foster Center to be located at Mina Weil Park, but the next step toward replacing the city's aging facility was delayed...

Career 'tryouts'

Fire Inspector John Morton, left, of the Goldsboro Fire Department, shows Dillard Middle School seventh-grader Tyqwondale Jackson, 12, how to use an oxygen mask at the Goldsboro Fire Department's exhibit booth during the third annual Seventh-Grade Career Fair held...

Metropolitan Planning Organization to discuss U.S. 117

Progress on a study to determine what is needed to have U.S. 117 South upgraded to a freeway, or even as the extension of Interstate 795, will be discussed Thursday morning by the Goldsboro Metropolitan Planning Organization. The MPO's staff-level...

Club honors member's battle against cancer

When Jane Cates Deppe walked into Monday's bridge game, she was overwhelmed by a sea of red. All of the Goldsboro Duplicate Bridge Club members had donned red wigs to honor Ms. Deppe, who has been fighting cancer for...

Mount Olive native to again hold Shriner office

Mount Olive native Bennie Smith, was re-elected to his 16th term as the recorder for Sudan Shriners at the annual Sudan meeting and election of officers held Jan. 26 in New Bern. As the Sudan recorder, Smith is the...