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Tuesday, February 24, 2004

Northern Wayne wants share of school plan

Northern Wayne County residents weighed in with school board members Monday night about getting their share of the proposed construction plan. Nearly 100 residents met at Charles B. Aycock High School for two hours, voicing concerns about the plan...

Mold problems being ignored by school officials

Schools in northern Wayne County have a mold problem that is being ignored by the school system, residents say. During a community meeting Monday night at Charles B. Aycock with the Board of Education about the proposed construction plan,...

Wreck survivor faces uncertain future

Twelve-year-old Sandra Reynoso remembers her last conversation with her family before they died, says a family friend. Sandra, who is in stable condition at Wayne Memorial Hospital, started remembering the accident, and the doctor had to tell her she's...

Several honored at livestock meeting

The Wayne County Livestock Development Association recognized several award winners, reflected on the past year and discussed what is ahead at its 56th annual meeting at the Wayne Center on Monday. Susan Sauls received the 2003 Wayne County Outstanding...

Wayne County Reads update

Lola Delbridge was too busy raising three children to read "To Kill A Mockingbird" when it first came out, and she never found time over the next decades. But the "Wayne County Reads" project prodded her to open the...

DSS seeks grant for Strive program

Wayne County Social Services is applying for a $200,000 grant to help parents who don't pay child support find jobs and keep them. Social Services officials are optimistic that the Strive employment program could make some of the absent...

Public records

Three hurt in wrecks Three drivers were injured in three recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported. *A driver was injured in a two-vehicle collision at 7:45 a.m. Monday on an entrance ramp to Dr. M.L. King Jr. Expressway,...

Briefly

Troops deploying The soldiers from the Charlie Medical Company of the 230th Support Battalion were scheduled to board a plane bound for Iraq this morning at Pope Air Force Base in Fayetteville. The North Carolina Army National Guard soldiers are...