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Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Working on the wall

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Two men with A-K Grading and Demolition of LaGrange take the top level of the back wall of the Paramount Theater down by hand this morning to make the area safe. For more information see Crew begins...

Boards agree to hold summit on schools

Members of the Goldsboro City Council, Wayne County Board of Commissioners and the Wayne County Board of Education agreed Tuesday that holding an annual education summit would help in-form the public about school is-sues. The summit, organized by a county...

Crew begins removing shaky Paramount wall

A construction crew began tearing down the rear wall of the Paramount Theater today in an effort to stabilize it. But city officials still do not know what else might have to be demolished as a result of Saturday's fire....

15 Wayne students attend N.C. School of Science and Math

Fifteen Wayne County teens are finishing their last two years of high school at the first public residential high school in the country. The N.C. School of Science and Math outside Durham opened in 1980 and became a model for...

Leaders from three counties to visit Mexico

Wayne, Duplin and Sampson counties have some of the fastest growing immigration rates in the nation, and a delegation from the three counties will participate next month in a study program on Mexican immigration. Among those going are state Reps....

Public records

More charges James Lenair Albrittain, who has been charged with robbing four women in Goldsboro and another in Fremont, now faces more charges filed by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. An 80-year-old woman in Rosewood reported that a black man...

County clean up events being planned by Keep Wayne County Beautiful

Get ready for your spring cleaning, Wayne County. Keep Wayne County Beautiful is planning several events during the Great American Cleanup, which is held March through May each year by the national Keep America Beautiful organization. The local group talked...

Briefly

Bloodmobile The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Thursday from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at the chapter house, 600 N. George St., by appointment only by calling 735-7201. Donors will receive a coupon...

Duplin getting four-county peanut operation

WARSAW -- A receiving station for peanuts is coming to the West Park Industrial Park in Duplin county. A group of peanut growers in Duplin, Sampson, Wayne and Lenoir counties have formed Four County Peanut Services and are buying 49...

Girl Scouts holding informational meetings

The Girl Scout Council of Coastal Carolina has started holding monthly information meetings for the public. The meetings are being held at noon on the second Wednesday of each month at the council office at 108 E. Lockhaven Drive. Executive...

Former soldier channels energy into his paintings

Wilmington artist Harry Davis has been confined to a wheelchair since being struck in the spine by a bullet when he was in the Army. Although he cannot walk, his strength remains, reflected in his paintings. Davis has managed to...