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Sunday, February 17, 2008

Paramount debut: Goldsboro puts on top hat and tails to celebrate theater's encore

All the big names were on Center Street Friday night. They showed up in style -- decked out in tuxedos, evening gowns, fur coats, chandelier earrings and cufflinks. As they entered the doors of the Paramount Theatre they helped build,...

Braswell seeking re-election as Superior Court judge

With 10 years on the bench already behind him, Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Jerry Braswell (District 8B) is hoping to add another eight. "I am seeking re-election because I believe that my nearly 10 years of experience as...

Andy Anderson running for re-election to commission District 1

Wayne County Commissioner Andy Anderson has decided to run for re-election, throwing his hat back into the ring on the first day of candidate filing. Running in District 1, Anderson, a resident of Pikeville, will pursue his fifth four-year...

Danny Beckwith running for county commission District 1

Believing that no elected official should serve more than two terms in office, Pikeville resident Danny Beckwith announced Monday that he will seek the Republican nomination for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners District 1 seat. It's the spot...

City Council to discuss property requests

New condominiums, a new enterainment venue and a new auto dealership and an annexation request are among the property concerns Goldsboro City Council members will hear at their meeting Monday. Five public hearings are scheduled for the meeting. The...

Suspect kicks out windows of police car

A Goldsboro man wanted for skipping parole in New York state kicked out windows in a police cruiser and spit in a detective's face before his arrest Friday, police said. Anthony Wright, 33, East Maple Street, was being held...

County 4-H clubs have new adviser

Wallace Simmons is the new 4-H agent for Wayne County. He took over the position Jan. 14. He comes from Haywood County, and has 20 years of experience. In his new job, he will oversee the 4-H youth development program...

Russell Tucker seeks fourth term in state House

With four terms in office behind him, state Rep. Russell Tucker is hoping to continue to serve Duplin and Onslow counties as he announced plans last week to file once again for the District 4 Democratic primary in May....

Lois Mooring running for re-election as registrar of deeds

By MATTHEW WHITTLE New-Argus Staff Writer After spending the past four years working to improve the Registrar of Deeds office in the Wayne County Courthouse, Lois Mooring has decided to run for re-election to her post. "Since becoming registrar in...