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Thursday, April 19, 2007

Proposed StageStruck building

Photo submitted Above is a drawing of the building proposed for construction next to the new Paramount Theater by the StageStruck theater group. For more information see Rebuilding StageStruck's space....

Rebuilding StageStruck's space

The Paramount Theater wasn't the only building lost in a fire on Feb. 19, 2005 -- nor will it be the only one reconstructed along Center Street. StageStruck officials said plans are being drawn for a down-sized version of the...

Officers hunt for robbery suspect

Pikeville police are on the hunt for a man who robbed Howell Brothers grocery store on Main Street Wednesday night and touched off a more-than-four-hour manhunt. A man entered Howell Brothers at 101 W. Main St. at about 8:30 p.m....

Student, 17, caught with switchblade

One day after officials vowed to keep a closer eye on safety in the wake of a mass shooting at Virginia Tech Monday, a Rosewood High School student was found with a knife at school. Anthony Dashaun Gibson, 17, of...

Schools: Budget will not be late

County school officials voiced their anger and displeasure today after Wayne County Commissioner Jack Best asked earlier this week why the county Board of Education had not turned in a budget proposal yet. "By law we have to have a...

Senate OKs law that ends future state hog lagoons

Hog farmers and swine producers weren't surprised this morning to wake up and hear the news that the North Carolina Senate had voted Wednesday to permanently ban any new lagoon and spray field operations. "It really does not surprise me...

Health officials ask schools to ban tobacco

The Wayne County Board of Health wants the county school system to consider a "100 percent tobacco-free school policy," board members said Wednesday. Board member Efton Sager, who made the motion for a resolution, called it a request. "We're not...

Fremont sewer improving

Improvements to Fremont's wastewater system are becoming apparent, an official told the town's Board of Alderman at its Tuesday night meeting. Fremont Public Works Director Tim Howell said wastewater build-up in the system is gradually decreasing. The recent heavy rain...

GATEWAY's van service rates go up

The Goldsboro-Wayne Transportation Authority voted to raise its rates for van rides during the board's meeting Tuesday. The rate change will not affect GATEWAY's bus routes, which run daily around Goldsboro. But GATEWAY's van services will cost more effective May...