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Friday, October 20, 2006

Back to their Alma Mater and the Stage

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber From left, former Goldmasquers Fred Loyd, Jim Herring and Connie Tew build a set to be used for the play, "The Shepherds' Song," when it is presented at Wayne Community College in December. The production is being...

Another curtain call

By PHYLLIS MOORE News-Argus Staff Writer When Jack Kannan approached A.G. "Bert" Allen about the possibility of bringing a popular play back to the Goldsboro stage, Allen initially balked. Resurrecting "The Shepherds' Song," written in 1946 by Clifton Britton, a...

Committees formed to guide Stoney Creek Park

By KENNETH FINE News-Argus Staff Writer The vision of a new Stoney Creek Park is slowly moving toward reality. That message was delivered by the original Stoney Creek Park Committee chairman Dr. Peter Roethling Thursday, as he and other members...

Officials want to charge to inspect

By PHYLLIS MOORE News-Argus Staff Writer The Wayne County Board of Health decided Wednesday to table a resolution that would allow the Health Department to charge restaurants and food stands a fee for annual health inspections. Health Director James Roosen...

State, local candidates share their views with voters

By ANDREW BELL News-Argus Staff Writer MOUNTOLIVE-- Shortly after polls closed for the first day of one-stop early voting, candidates in local and state races discussed issues and answered the public's questions during an educational forum in Mount Olive Thursday....

Wayne couple arrested for allegedly soliciting sex

By LEE WILLIAMS News-Argus Staff Writer ROXBORO -- Person County sheriff's deputies nabbed a Wayne County couple who allegedly tried to solicit sex from a teen they met in an Internet chatroom. John Dunn, 42, and his wife, Sandra Foster...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Ubaldo Sanchez reported someone fired a gunshot into his home in the 600 block of Sanderson Road in Seven Springs about 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Goldsboro police are investigating these reports: *Police...

Stuff-a-Stocking program

The Salvation Army is again preparing for its annual Christmas "Stuff-a-Stocking" program. The stockings, a highlight of the toy shop, will be ready for pick-up on Oct. 25 at the Salvation Army building, 610 N. William Street. Please contact Janet...

Duplin will take look at property values in county

By MATTHEW WHITTLE News-Argus Staff Writer Duplin County residents will find out soon if their house or land has increased or decreased in value -- and if their property taxes will do the same in 2009. Tax administrator Gary Rose...