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Thursday, February 21, 2008

Talking money

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Paramount Theatre Director Sherry Archibald, left, talks about fees and regulations with representatives of organizations likely to want to use the theater for performances. For more information see Groups express their concern over Paramount rental rates....

Jeffreys Building plans get go-ahead

Nearly four years after the Wayne County Emergency Management Department and E-911 call center moved into the second floor of the Jeffreys Building on John Street, the Board of Commissioners has taken another step toward giving the go-ahead to begin...

Groups express their concern over Paramount rental rates

Groups that have booked or plan to book the new Paramount Theatre met in an informal meeting with theater Director Sherry Archibald Wednesday afternoon to discuss concerns about its operation, chiefly the cost of renting the facility. The current fees...

Man charged with sexual assaults

A traffic stop led to the arrest of a Seven Springs-area man accused of sexually victimizing young girls, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said. Jimmy Ray McArthur, 19, Pineview Cemetery Road, was arrested in a traffic stop after calls from...

McCullen seeking at-large commission berth

Stepping into an already crowded race for the Democratic nomination for the Wayne County Board of Commissioners at-large seat, Sandra McCullen, county school associate superintendent for curriculum and instruction, is focused on more than just education -- though it is...

Gurley running for at-large seat on commission

After spending the last two years helping to design the new Wayne County Comprehensive Plan, Chris Gurley has decided that he would like to have a voice in how it's implemented, filing for the Democratic nomination for the county Commission...

National Guard to train at WCC this Saturday

The North Carolina National Guard will be conducting a convoy exercise Saturday at about 1 p.m. at Wayne Community College, using blank rounds of ammunition. Residents of the area are advised that they may hear shots being fired and simulated...

DGDC discusses homeownership plan

The Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. board of directors met Wednesday to discuss a new home ownership assistance program, facade grants and the city's demolition-by-neglect ordinance. Director Julie Thompson wanted to organize a program that would aid those who want to...

Bill Lamm's Award

Bill Lamm of Goldsboro has received the Excellence in Agriculture Award from the Tobacco Farm Life Museum. He is only the third person to receive the award for outstanding contributions to agriculture in the state. Lamm, a longtime Cooperative Extension...