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Tuesday, July 6, 2004

Chase ends in Tar River

Associated Press A man is arrested after jumping in the Tar River following a nearly two-hour pursuit that covered four counties on Monday and finally ended in Rocky Mount near U.S. 64 and Atlantic Avenue. For more information see...

Court delays Goldsboro annexation

A court order delaying the June 30 effective date of Goldsboro's plan to annex an area north of the city was issued last week. The stay relieves the city of its obligation to provide services or negotiate and budget...

New hospital system set to cut time, costs

A new inventory control system at Wayne Memorial Hospital is being touted as a time-saver for the staff and a way to save money. The "Pyxis" brand system is a fully automated, vending-machine approach to tracking medical supplies. It...

Arrest in river ends long chase

A high-speed chase that came through Wayne County ended Monday in the Tar River near Rocky Mount. Highway Patrol troopers pulled a Dare County man from the Tar River, then charged him, following a multi-county chase that began Monday when...

Briefly

Whitley at Kitty Askins Former Goldsboro High School Principal Gerald Whitley has been admitted to Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Whitley, who officially retired from the school system at the end of June, has been battling lung cancer for the past...

Public records

14 people injured in Wayne collisions No traffic fatalities were reported over the long July 4 holiday weekend in Wayne County. But 14 people were injured and damages were estimated at $77,500 in 12 weekend collisions, officers reported. *A sport...

Correction

A photo caption in Monday's News-Argus for a picture of fireworks gave the incorrect name and address of the church. It was the Northeast Original Free Will Baptist Church at 489 Northeast Church Road....

Mount Olive writer wins award

Ada Batten of Mount Olive has won a $100 award for her story, "The Bath, the Snake and the Streak." The story will appear in the book, "Crank Victrolas and Wood Cook Stoves," a collection of histories of Wayne,...