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Thursday, October 19, 2006

Let the Singing Begin

News-Argus/Lee Williams Shorty Manning, aided by his guitar, belts out his rendition of "The Ride" by David Allan Coe Wednesday during a rehearsal for Wayne's Most Talented singing competition. The show is patterned after "American Idol." Manning is just...

City starts searching for dollars

While Goldsboro officials continue to look into various funding options for the Paramount Theater and Community Building reconstruction efforts -- projects they estimate could cost a combined $14 million -- City Manager Joe Huffman told City Council members he needs...

Workers will face patient beating charges

Three Cherry Hospital employees face charges for allegedly beating a mentally ill patient and severely injuring him earlier this month. James Allan Smith, 31, of U.S. 13; Eric Jerrod Isler, 29, of Bear Creek, LaGrange; and Billy Wynn, 36, of...

Early voting starts in Wayne

From staff reports Early voting began today in Wayne County for November's general election. Registered voters can cast ballots at the Wayne County Library through Nov. 4. Hours are weekdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. On the final day,...

Smith will battle challenger in District 12

State Sen. Fred Smith, a Republican, will face a political newcomer in his bid for a third term in office. Sherry Altman, a Democrat, has never run for political office before but said she is not intimidated. "You don't have...

Officials take look at combined utility plan

Wayne County, its municipalities and the Wayne Water District system could work with the city of Goldsboro to develop a master utility plan, officials said Wednesday. The organizations met o discuss discussed the possibility during a county-wide utilities meeting. Goldsboro's...

Seven Springs to choose board member Friday

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The Seven Springs town board will hold a special called meeting at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Town Hall to appoint a town commissioner. The board has been looking three months for more than one person to choose...

Bedell gets probation

The woman who drove the getaway car for two men who murdered a Goldsboro couple on New Year's Day in 2004, walked out of the Wayne County Courthouse a free woman Monday. Alonza Sonye Bedell, 22, of Hunters Creek,...