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Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Raising money for theater

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Margaret Baddour, left, and Geoff Hulse are involved in an upcoming production of “The Mystery of Irma Vep.” The pair decided to put on the slapstick play as a fundraiser for the Paramount Theater project. For more...

Judge hasn't named magistrates

Changes in the employee roster could soon be on slate at the Wayne County Magistrate's Office as a superior court judge reviews a list of nominations for the nine appointed positions that features both new candidates and some who are...

Noise will increase as SJAFB practices

Members of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's 4th Fighter Wing are hoping practice will make perfect and that community will put up with the noise that will accompany it. Goldsboro and Wayne County residents can expect to hear more action...

Who has a chance to get nod in 2008?

Black, white, woman or man -- to at least a handful of Goldsboro and Wayne County residents it doesn't really seem to matter what the next president of the United States looks like as long as he or she is...

First round of numbers in for spring enrollments

Classes have resumed for the spring semester at area colleges, with enrollment reportedly up slightly at Mount Olive College and showing a drop at Wayne Community College. Officials at Mount Olive expect the number of daytime students this semester to...

Bio-diesel plant still coming, but no opening date yet

Mount Olive's bio-diesel plant is still coming. It's going to take a few more months, but Atlantic Bio-Energy Board of Directors Chairman Jeff Edwards said it is still the company's goal to begin construction sometime this year. "Hopefully we'll be...

Actors will lend talents to efforts for Paramount

David Weil is not the only Goldsboro resident who wants to see a new Paramount Theater -- just ask Margaret Baddour and Geoff Hulse. The pair will host the first of several fundraisers for the new theater next month, with...

Board member wants uniform grading rules

School board member Rick Pridgen said he would like the school system to review the way students' grades are recorded on report cards. Last year, the board approved schools at the elementary level giving letter grades, while the middle and...

Police looking for shooting suspect

Goldsboro police are searching for a man who allegedly opened fire on an unsuspecting driver, striking him once in the face. Police identified Antron Demon Hines, 22, of Olivia Lane, as the suspect who shot and injured 22-year-old Robert Lee...

Public records

Investigations Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports: *Two construction workers were reportedly robbed Sunday at gunpoint in the 1200 block of Genoa Road in Dudley. Tereso Arredondo and Colunga Jose Gonzalez, both of Raleigh, reported Jan. 7 someone...