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A process is over that dragged out since last September to find out if a Goldsboro councilman should be censured for allegedly creating a toxic work environment for a city employee.

A prolonged stretch of dangerous heat index values between 100 and 110 degrees is expected through the weekend as afternoon temperatures climb to 96 to 97 degrees with dewpoints around 70.

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After ongoing heated debates over the future of students at Edgewood Community Developmental School — and last month’s school board voting to give parents the choice of where to send their child — only sparse numbers responded.

Four candidates filed Monday as the filing period for the Nov. 5 general election entered its final week.

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Police arrested a Goldsboro woman after several residents of an apartment complex reported seeing her peeking through windows and entering an apartment, according to police reports.

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Gloria Flowers decided on the spur of the moment to enter a dish in the tomato recipe contest Friday at the farmers market — and it won her first place.

A LaGrange woman is bringing attention to a problem many adult people with severe disabilities and their families face in public.


SEVEN SPRINGS — Nearly three years ago, flooding from Hurricane Matthew forced the Seven Springs Volunteer Fire Department to flee its downtown station and stage in a parking lot on N.C. 55 just west of town for 10 days straight.

If Wayne County does not receive a nearly $37 million state budget allocation, it will be because Republicans have refused to compromise, state Rep. Raymond Smith said.

Beatrice Jones filed Thursday to challenge Al Lewis for the District 1 alderman seat in Fremont — the first race so far in that town.

Officers with the Goldsboro Police Department are inviting car fanatics to meet up and hang out for a safe afternoon outside Berkeley Mall. Officer Michael Parks and Capt. LeAnn Rabun, with the Goldsboro Police Department, are organizing the department’s first Cars and Cops meet-up. Parks sa…

A Mount Olive man died in a mobile home fire in the southern end of the town.

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Hammers and saws are ringing downtown near the intersection of Walnut and Center streets as workers demolish the interior of a three-story building that will become apartments and possibly a first-floor restaurant.

The Farm Credit Farmers Market will celebrate Tomato Day on Friday — the latest in a series of events to showcase fruits and produce that are in season.

A bridge replacement project that will close the heavily traveled Rones Chapel Road connecting Duplin County and Mount Olive for up to eight months will affect more than daily commutes and shopping trips.

The field of candidates grew Monday for November’s nonpartisan municipal and sanitary district elections but at a much slower pace than opening day Friday when 23 candidates filed.

Children, some in strollers, and their young parents waited in the shade of trees in front of the administration office at Lincoln Apartments for the colorful truck in the parking lot to start serving containers of food.

The Miss Goldsboro Pageant is a crowning achievement that has been around more than 85 years, and Jennifer Kuykendall wants the Wayne County Museum to pay tribute to its rich tradition.

Rock For Wayne, a fundraising concert, will help students at Wayne Community College who cannot pay for their education for various reasons.