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Monday, July 10, 2006

The next step

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Mike Holland, right, and Johnny Bryant move some of their recently acquired furniture from the original City Hall building. Most of the furniture still inside the facility was auctioned off Saturday and will be moved out soon...

Eastern Region chief eyes future

New chief executive officer Albert Delia is hoping he can take the Eastern Region forward after a recent state audit finding that suggested the organization's former leader misspent funds. Delia took over the helm of the regional economic development group...

Suspects charged in robbery of grocery

Three men who allegedly held up a supermarket Sunday night in Mar Mac were arrested quickly by Wayne County sheriff's officers and charged with armed robbery. Nevon Rashon Carter, 19, of Genoa Road, Dudley, Shantrell Marqua Matthewson, 19, of Ward...

Original City Hall next on building renovation list

Now that city staff and residents are familiar with Goldsboro's new City Hall, officials say their focus has shifted next door, to the original building. Mayor Al King recently told residents that he expects renovations on the early 1900s building...

Higher prices aren't slowing summer travel

Whether flying overseas or cruising on the ocean, high gas prices can't keep Wayne County travelers from their vacation plans. Travel slowed a little last fall when the gas prices spiked, but Stephanie Hawkins at Quixote Travel said business has...

Red Cross to combine 2 chapters

The Wayne County Red Cross chapter will consolidate with the Wilson chapter later this year, a Red Cross official said. Wayne Red Cross executive director Chuck Waller said both chapters are in the process of merging, which is expected to...

Public records

Woman shot A 21-year-old Goldsboro woman was wounded Saturday night in what Goldsboro police called an accidental shooting. Kenyatta Noel Hines was shot in the back at a next-door neighbor's home in the 100 block of Swan Street, police said....

Airman dies in motorcycle accident while in Arizona

A Seymour Johnson Air Force Base airman died Saturday in a motorcycle accident in Tucson, Ariz. Staff Sgt. John M. Siggins, a 26-year-old member of the 4th Fighter Wing Equipment Maintenance Squadron, was on temporary assignment at Fort Huachuca, Ariz....

Clarification

Duplin commissioners will hold a public hearing on the county's billboard ordinance Aug. 7 during a planned meeting. The commission will discuss the Planning Commission's recommendation to abolish the ordinance governing billboards along Interstate 40....

Booths available for National Night Out

Organizations, churches, civic group and agencies that want to have a booth at the annual National Night Out program at Herman Park were asked to contact the Goldsboro police organizers. Police Cpls. Teresa Cox and Marissa Davis may be called...

Auditions set for Center Stage show

Center Stage Theatre will hold auditions for "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" July 17-19, at 7 p.m. at Herman Park Center. There are more than 20 speaking parts for men and women. Those auditioning should wear comfortable...