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Second Chance Month Recognized By Goldsboro City Council

Second Chance Month Recognized By Goldsboro City Council

City council members approved a proclamation designating April as Reentry Month in Goldsboro at it’s meeting on April 4, 2022. Also known as Second Chance Month, officials say it’s a time to focus on the challenges facing the more than 20,000 people returning to their communities each year after completing a prison sentence. Removing barriers…read more »

Goldsboro High Students Ask Council To Help Repair Unsafe Building

Goldsboro High Students Ask Council To Help Repair Unsafe Building

(GDN)-Goldsboro City Council got an eye-opening presentation from three Goldsboro High School students at Monday afternoons meeting. They appeared before the Council to ask for help in getting their school fixed saying that it is now neglected, ignored and unsafe. Appearing before the City Council were Christopher Smith, Desiree Thomas and Maria Newsome. Each gave…read more »

Finance Director: City Close To Completing Next Delayed Audit

Finance Director: City Close To Completing Next Delayed Audit

(GDN) — The City of Goldsboro continues to make headway on its delayed audits.  Goldsboro Finance Director Catherine Gwynn provided an update on the audit at Monday’s city council meeting.  Gwynn says the 2020 Fiscal Year audit will likely be ready and presented to the council at its March 7th meeting.  That leaves just the…read more »

City Praises Snow Removal Efforts Ahead Of More Winter Weather

City Praises Snow Removal Efforts Ahead Of More Winter Weather

(GDN) — If the flakes fly, City of Goldsboro crews are ready to clear the roads.  This week, the Goldsboro City Council praised the efforts of the city departments to remove snow from city streets following last weekend’s winter storm. City Manager Tim Salmon thanked the Public Works and Parks and Rec employees, and says…read more »

Auditor: No Major Issues Detected In City’s Latest Delayed Audit

Auditor: No Major Issues Detected In City’s Latest Delayed Audit

(GDN) — The City of Goldsboro is waiting on another financial audit.  Monday evening, the Goldsboro City Council heard an initial presentation on the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Audit from John Frank of accounting firm Dixon, Hughes, Goodman, LLP.  Frank says the General Fund’s available Fund balance was down this year, but still came in around…read more »

City Begins Planning For Redistricting In 2022

City Begins Planning For Redistricting In 2022

(GDN) — It appears changes are coming for Goldsboro’s city council districts.  Following new population figures in the 2020 Census, the city will have to undertake a decennial redistricting effort.   Caroline Mackie and Marshall Hurley with Local Redistricting Service gave an initial presentation on the reapportionment effort at last week’s Goldsboro City Council meeting.…read more »

More Water & Sewer Rate Hikes Recommended For Goldsboro

More Water & Sewer Rate Hikes Recommended For Goldsboro

(GDN) — Once again, the City of Goldsboro is having to consider a potential water and sewer rate increase for its residents. Dave Hyder of Stantec presented the new water and sewer rate study at Monday’s Goldsboro City Council meeting. Hyder says the study shows the city would need: A 15% increase in the rates…read more »

City Manager Talks Recent Employee Resignations

City Manager Talks Recent Employee Resignations

(GDN) — How come Goldsboro’s department heads appear to keep heading for greener pastures?  With several high-profile departures from the city in recent weeks and months, Goldsboro City Manager Tim Salmon addressed the rash of employee resignations and what is being done to stop the turnover at the last city council meeting. Salmon noted resignations…read more »

Think Local When Shopping This Saturday

Think Local When Shopping This Saturday

(GDN) — Today is Black Friday as stores across the U.S. crank up the deals to attract customers eager to start their holiday shopping.  While larger retailers get much of the attention today, smaller stores your community will also look to attract business this holiday season.  Councilman Charles Gaylor read the Small Business Saturday Proclamation…read more »

Gaylor Officially Joins Goldsboro City Council

Gaylor Officially Joins Goldsboro City Council

The new District 5 representative is seated on the Goldsboro City Council.  Monday evening, Charles P. Gaylor, IV was sworn-in to office.  Gaylor takes over the District 5 seat, which was vacated when David Ham was appointed to serve as Mayor of the City of Goldsboro.  Gaylor will serve for the remainder of the term,…read more »

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