The Goldsboro City Council selects its newest member. Monday evening, the council voted 4-2 and named Charles P. Gaylor, IV the new representative for District 5. Gaylor and Phyllis A. Merritt-James had been vying for the empty District 5 city council seat. The District 5 vacancy occurred when David Ham was appointed to serve as Mayor of the City of Goldsboro. Gaylor will serve for the remainder of the term, until the winner of the November 7, 2023 election is sworn in.