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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Dudley industry closing

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber The slump in the housing market is being blamed for causing the closure of the GAF Materials plant. The plant manufactures shingles and has been in operation for nearly a decade. For more information see GAF closes...

GAF closes Goldsboro plant

GAF Materials Corp. announced Monday that it plans to shut down operations at its Goldsboro roofing materials plant on Jan. 31, ending the employment of 108 workers. Also affected by the company's trimming will be a similar mid-sized plant in...

Club 55 still looking for beer permit

SEVEN SPRINGS -- A decision in August to disallow a beer sales license to a Hispanic-themed nightclub hears a legal challenge on Jan. 24, officials say. An administrative law judge is scheduled that day to hear Club 55 El Abuelo's...

City Council will have full plate Thursday

The Goldsboro City Council will have a full schedule Thursday night as members plan to go over an agenda that includes a variety of issues, from a city-wide computerized signal system to condemnation of dilapidated dwellings . The meeting was...

Rock 'n' roll on loan at county's library

Normally, the Wayne County Public Library is a quiet place. No loud music. No singing. You might even get shushed if you speak loudly across the table to a friend. But Friday night was a little out of the ordinary...

Mount Olive to launch new web site

MOUNT OLIVE -- Charles Brown is looking forward to the day when Mount Olive's Web site is up-to-date and "more professional." After all, if you were to click on the current site, "you would probably find minutes from town board...

Duplin girl reached third round of 'Idol'

When Blair Mozingo tunes into "American Idol" tonight, she will have a more personal understanding than most viewers do of what it takes to participate in the popular TV singing competition. This past summer, Blair made it to the third...

Public record

Thefts reported *Candace Hatch of Billy Francis Drive reported property worth $850 stolen from her unlocked vehicle while parked at home, Goldsboro police said. *Timothy Williams of Chevy Cadillac of Goldsboro on U.S. 70 reported that four rims and tires...

Linker named new clerk for town of Seven Springs

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The town of Seven Springs has hired Karen Linker as its new town clerk. Former clerk Lisa Cash resigned to accept an offer she could not refuse at JC Penny, where she has been working part-time. Last...