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Monday, January 1, 2007

Happy New Year!

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber CELEBRATING NEW YEAR HERE AT HOME: Lily James, left, Savanna Baker, Arthur Hicks Pigford, Lee Sexton, Molly James and Sydney Baker blow on their noise makers during the annual Pickle Drop at Mt. Olive Pickle Co. Revelers...

Goldsboro High, schools, Paramount top '06 news

From staff reports Wayne County residents will remember 2006 for what got saved and what almost got taken away as the threatened closure of Goldsboro High and the decision to rebuild the Paramount Theater topped the county's news stories for...

Schools, other projects on agenda

As Lee Smith begins his fifth year as county manager, a school facilities plan is still on his priority list -- as are many other county projects that could mean higher tax bills in future years for county residents. But...

Sutton named park superintendent

From staff reports Seven Springs native Lyndon Sutton has been appointed superintendent at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. Sutton succeeds Dan Smith, who retired in November after serving 26 years with the division, including nine years as superintendent...

Votes could make 2 local girls stars

From staff reports Young opera singer Madeline Edwards will perform again for a national audience when a video of her appears on CBS's The Early Show on Tuesday in the second round of the competition. Madeline, 11, sang "O Mio...

Public record

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Someone set fire to a two-door Ford Explorer and caused about $1,000 in damage. The incident was reported Dec. 29. *Thomas Edward Ohara, 46, of East Mulberry Street, reported Dec. 30...