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Friday, July 9, 2004

Downtown Jam

News-Argus/Dennis Hill Billy Scott and the Prophets performs during the Downtown Jam on Thursday evening. Rainy weather stopped the Jam temporarily, but the crowd stuck around waiting for it to resume. After 30 minutes, the skies cleared and the...

Base urges residents to be alert

With local and national elections coming up this year, Air Force officials are urging Wayne County residents to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity that could lead to terrorism. The Office of Special Investigations at Seymour Johnson...

Waynesborough gets deed to expand

The Old Waynesborough Commission received the deed Thursday for 130 acres of state park land. "We're thrilled to get it finally; now the real work begins," said Arnold Leder, vice president of finance. He said many people used to...

Chatman applies for council vacancy

Former Goldsboro Planning Director Don Chatman has applied for the vacant District 3 council seat. The city received Chatman's application Thursday. He joins three other candidates -- Nathaniel Best, D.A. Stuart and Naomi Williams -- in applying for the...

Manager search firms make pitch

Finding a new city manager may not be as hard for the Goldsboro City Council as deciding which firm to hire to conduct the search. The council interviewed consultants from two firms Thursday and were impressed with both companies....

Goldsboro Fire Department battles five major structure fires

The Goldsboro Fire Department put out five major structure fires among the 188 calls that it answered in June. The fires -- four of which occurred in kitchens -- caused an estimated total of $78,200 in damages, Assistant Fire...

Public records

House fire A brick ranch home at 986 Daw Pate Road was damaged heavily before dawn today in a fire that authorities have called suspicious. Sixteen Patetown volunteer firefighters answered the 2:42 a.m. call with five trucks. Belfast assisted with...

Briefly

Museum events planned The Wayne County Museum has several educational and fun events coming up this month. Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. will be "I Scream for Ice Cream," where participants will learn how ice cream was made...