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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Study to eye U.S. 70 Bypass

A study announced during a Friday meeting in Morehead City will assess the economic impact, both good and bad, of completing the U.S. 70 Bypass between Raleigh and the state ports facility at Morehead City. It also will examine...

Lawyer facing censure for role in loans

A grievance has been filed with the North Carolina State Bar against a Goldsboro lawyer involving real estate loans processed between Jan. 1, 2004, and April 26, 2006. James Thomas Brown Jr., of the firm Duke & Brown, was...

Talking schools; clearing the air

Wayne County's school facilities took a back seat for a while Tuesday to an airing of bruised feelings and comments that hinted of lingering mistrust between the county Board of Education and the county Board of Commissioners. School board...

Vote now on top 20 slogans

Voting opened at 8 a.m. today on the city of Goldsboro's website for the "What's In A Name?" slogan contest and will continue until midnight, Aug. 31. While the original intent was for the selection committee to whittle down...

Shoppers gather for grand opening of Harris Teeter store

Peanut butter. Salad. Big Red? They showed up at 8 a.m. for different reasons -- the local residents who turned out for the grand opening of Goldsboro's new Harris Teeter. But each seemed excited about having a new place...

Aycock birthplace to remain unshuttered

FREMONT -- After months of discussion by the N.C. General Assembly and intense lobbying efforts by local officials, the Charles B. Aycock Birthplace has been saved from "shuttered" status. That means, that the hundreds of artifacts collected since 1959...