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Tuesday, August 8, 2006

Routine flight uncovers Marijuana field

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Ronald Rawlings of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office gathers some of the plants discovered Monday afternoon. For more information see Marijuana field found near highway....

Paramount rising - Businessman to unveil plan to reconstruct historic theater

Throughout David Weil's childhood, the Paramount Theater brought "elegance," "glamour" and "mystery" to downtown Goldsboro, he said. Now, decades later, he hopes to be a part of resurrecting the place where many of his fondest memories were made. After months...

Paramount Facts

* 15,170 total square feet * 556 seats * Loading dock leading to large stage * Orchestra pit and "Trap Room" * Fly space, rigging and lighting * Theatrical equipment * Box office and concession area * 2nd-floor lobby that...

Counties will vote ... again on District 10 House race

KINSTON -- Voters in four Wayne County precincts will have to go back to the polls to help determine the Republican candidate for the District 10 seat in the state House. The state Board of Elections ruled Monday that voting...

Marijuana field found near highway

Wayne County law enforcement officers discovered and seized more than 313 marijuana plants Monday at two sites near Piney Grove Church Road off of U.S. 70 East. With the help of one of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office helicopters, the...

BOE suggests options for facilities

It will take more than meetings and building plans to take care of the school system's facilities' needs, or school officials will be forced to explore other options, the Board of Education said Monday night. "We're reaching the critical stage,"...

Col. Coleman gets official 'ride' to his city retirement party

As retiring Col. Lennie Coleman was escorted up the stairs of City Hall by Goldsboro police and members of the 4th Fighter Wing's leadership, he knew his "arrest" nearly an hour earlier on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base was all...

Public records

Two charged Goldsboro police charged a man and woman after being called to a domestic dispute Monday. Nicole Reid, 22, of Olivia Lane, was charged with simple assault and released . Samuel Keith Best, 26, of the same address, was...

Pikeville Town Board hears auditor's report

PIKEVILLE -- Pikeville officials said Monday night they are hopeful that changes in some financial policies recommended by an auditor will help save money. C. Keith Peedin conducted an audit of the town's books and presented his recommendations to the...