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Thursday, July 14, 2005

Christian soul

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit D.J. Coles records a Christian album at S&H Studios and Sound. The album is scheduled to be released later this fall. For more information see From the soul singer....

Still waiting for word on prison

A proposal to close the federal prison camp at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is still waiting on congressional approval, officials said today. Also scheduled for closure are federal prison camps at Nellis AFB, Nev., and Eglin AFB, Fla., along...

Man indicted in robbery of gift shop

A 19-year-old man from Fayetteville has been indicted by the Wayne County Grand Jury on charges of robbing two people in a gift shop almost two years ago. Curtis Arlandea Washington is accused of holding up the Old Quaker House...

Donation in commissioner's honor will fund education

A $10,000 donation by retired Wayne County judge Ken Ellis will enable the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to raise $50,000 for public education about conservation. Ellis, an avid naturalist, made the donation in honor of Gene Price, editor emeritus...

Long-forgotten graves on old farm to be moved

Graves in a long-forgotten graveyard in the Stoney Creek area of the county will soon be moved to a new location, where they won't be neglected anymore. After County Commissioner Jack Best bought the Joyner farm on Patetown Road, he...

From the soul singer

D.J. Coles' musical journey continues to be striking the right chords. His aspiration to be a full-time musician is still unfolding, while his faith in the possibility is unwavering. "My desire is to evoke a positive emotion in listeners toward...

Fremont residents to pay more for electricity

FREMONT -- Fremont residents will shoulder a 4.7-percent increase in their electric rates under a budget recently approved by the town's Board of Alderman. The 2005-06 budget also calls for electric customers to pay an additional penny per kilowatt hour....

Public records

Man finds 3 intruders in his home; shots fired A man went home Wednesday for lunch and found three intruders, one displaying a handgun, in his home in the 100 block of Tulane Street in Mar Mac, the Wayne County...

New ADA sworn in

Richard R. "Rusty" Perlungher has been sworn in as a new assistant district attorney for the 8th Judicial District that includes Wayne, Greene and Lenoir counties. Perlungher came from Cleveland County, where he was an assistant district attorney. His brother,...

Goldsboro High School valedictorian honored

Goldsboro High School valedictorian Ashelyn James has been recognized for her sportsmanship. Miss James was named one of eight state winners of the N.C. High School Athletic Association's ejection free recognition. Students from all 331 public schools in the state...

No major fires in Goldsboro in June

The Goldsboro Fire Department did not respond to a major fire in June, and Chief Bobby Greenfield said it was the first time in almost three years no major fires were put out during a month. The last month that...