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Friday, March 7, 2008

Opening night

News-Argus/Greg Sousa A crowd waits outside the entrance to the Paramount Theatre on Thursday night before the opening of the musical “Oklahoma!” being put on by Stagestruck. It was the first performance in the newly rebuilt theater, which was...

Eastpointe director says state mental health system 'on right track'

Amidst all of the focus on mental health reforms and Gov. Mike Easley's proposed adjustments Tuesday, Eastpointe Director Ken Jones said that overall, he thinks the new secretary of the state Department of Health and Human Services has the mental...

Men's conference set for Saturday

Given the opportunity, men will usually step up and try to become better men, says one Goldsboro minister. It's like "iron sharpening iron," said Rev. Bill Wilson, pastor of The Lord's Table on Parkway Drive. "A man will never be...

Coram files for register of deeds

Deciding on the last day of candidate filing to run in the Democratic primary for the Wayne County Register of Deeds seat in May, Constance Coram explained that she was motivated out of a desire to give back to her...

County facilities head named

With a 10-year facilities plan in the works and a long-range comprehensive plan about to be adopted, Wayne County Manager Lee Smith is spending the first few months of 2008 rounding out his executive leadership team. Early this week, one...

N.C. Wesleyan president to resign

North Carolina Wesleyan College President Dr. Ian D. C. Newbould has announced he is stepping down effective June 30 to accept the position of President of Richmond, The American International University in London. Newbould, who served as Wesleyan's president since...

City of Goldsboro honored by Arbor Day Foundation

For the 10th consecutive year, Goldsboro has been named a Tree City USA Community by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry. The city has met the four standards to become such a community -- having...