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Friday, September 24, 2004

Downtown fire

News-Argus/Dennis Hill Goldsboro firefighters exit the back door of Amirian's Fine Art and Framing on North Center Street late this morning after a fire started in the building. For more information see Fire starts in Amirian's building....

Fire starts in Amirian's building

An electrical failure appeared to have caused a fire at a downtown Goldsboro building and spread to two other buildings this morning. The fire started at Amirian's Fine Art and Framing shop at 107-109 N. Center St. It then spread...

Dauntless 100 pick up 7,000 pounds of trash

The statistics are in: Over 100 people defied Saturday's rainy weather, picking up almost 7,000 pounds of trash for the fall Litter Sweep in Wayne County. But promoters say the volunteer cleaner-uppers need the help of law enforcement. According to...

Briefly

History meeting The Wayne County Historical Association has planned an annual meeting open to all members for Thursday. The cost is $27 per person, which includes dinner and a presentation by Betty McCain, former state secretary of cultural resources. It...

Public records

Daughter stabs father, police say A man was stabbed by his daughter before dawn today after an argument over her late hours, a Goldsboro police report said. Norris Levern Wilcox, 64, of North Center Street was taken to Wayne Memorial...

State employees group to hold hearings

ROCKY MOUNT -- North Carolina public service workers plan to testify at public hearing on working conditions to gather evidence for a complaint with the International Labor Organization. The hearing is the first in a series being planned across the...

Nurse course set

KENANSVILLE -- James Sprunt Community College will offer a 28-hour nursing assistant III refresher class. The class is for those whose Nursing Assistant I Certification has lapsed or whose re-certification is due soon and who have not worked under the...

Health officials say residents should beware of mosquitoes

RALEIGH -- Cooler temperatures do not mean the risk for mosquito-borne illnesses has passed. Officials from the N.C. Departments of Environment and Natural Resources and Health and Human Services continue to urge people to protect themselves from mosquito bites and...

Fremont STARS enjoys 'Stone Soup'

Imari Howell, a fifth-grader at Fremont STARS Elementary School, is excited about the upcoming play to be performed in the auditorium. "This is our first year doing a play," she said. "Stone Soup," based on the popular children's book, will...

Disabilities luncheon

The Mayor's Committee for Persons with Disabilities annual awards luncheon will be held Oct. 15 at the Goldsboro County Club. The featured speaker will be Donna R. Walton, a certified cognitive behavioral therapist, a former teacher, and faculty member at...

Sculptures coming for art garden

Six pieces of sculpture by two East Carolina University professors and four graduate students will arrive Saturday for display in the Arts Council of Wayne County's garden. Alice Strickland, executive director, told the Arts Council's board of directors Thursday that...