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Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Almost ready for its closeup

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Construction on the Paramount Theater grows closer to completion day by day. Work on the Center Street landmark is on schedule, with the facility expected to reopen in February — almost three years to the day that...

Council rejects halfway house request

The West Walnut Street halfway house and transition program facility will not be operating in the near future. Operation Transition Inc. made two requests to the Goldsboro City Council to try to provide a smoother jail-to-society transition for formerly incarcerated...

EMS staff will add two officers to responses

With an eye toward further protecting its officers and county residents, the Wayne County SWAT team has added two new members. And while they will eventually be carrying weapons, as paramedics with the county Emergency Medical Services Department, they will...

County's senior center director now retiree herself after years of service

Younger than many of the people she has spent the last 30 years serving, Yvonne McLamb nevertheless joined them among the ranks of the retired Friday as she stepped down from her position as director of the county Services on...

Utility company looks ahead to future needs for power in Carolinas

More people mean more energy needs -- more electricity for air conditioners, blow dryers and sump pumps. And having more people is definitely a North Carolina issue: The state is projected to grow to more than 12 million people by...

Cherry Hospital asks for donations of items, gifts for patients for holiday

Parties and presents are on everyone's minds at holiday time. And that is no different for the patients and staff at Cherry Hospital. Gifts and monetary donations are being collected for those hospitalized during Christmas, so they will not be...

Duplin elects new chairman

Duplin County's Board of Commissioners might be heading in a slightly different direction in 2008 after the election of Harold Raynor as the new chairman Monday morning. Following a more-or-less regular rotation of districts, the commissioners selected Raynor to fill...

Public record

Armed robberies investigated *A retired Whitted Court woman was robbed at gunpoint in her home along with three friends visiting her, Goldsboro police investigators said. Three men stormed Linda Bell's home when she answered the door to let in her...