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Monday, May 7, 2007

WAGES marks 41 anniversary

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Bryan Sutton has been the director of the Wayne Action Group for Economic Solvency, or WAGES, since its beginning in May 1966 as an organization to combat poverty in Wayne County. To his left is a bust...

Details released on child's murder

Officials from the State Medical Examiner's Office in Greenville reported suffocation is how 7-year-old Chasity Sumner died in late April. Chasity's small body was found in a ditch in a wooded area on April 28 about nine hours after her...

41 years and still caring

When Bryan Sutton was named executive director of Wayne Action Group for Economic Solvency Inc., or WAGES, he believed it would last a year or two and he would move on. But that was 1966, the height of the civil...

Carriers will collect donations for needy

The Local Letter Carriers and Rural Carriers, in partnership with the United Way of Wayne County, will conduct a food drive Saturday. The local drive is part of a national effort by more than 1,400 NALC branches in the United...

Deputy helps officers bridge language barrier

J.R. Bravo grew up in the south Bronx of New York City, third generation in a Puerto Rican family that moved to this country. So speaking Spanish was second nature to him. Now, he is using those skills and heritage...

Leadership class tours Seymour Johnson AFB

Members of the 2007 Leadership Wayne County class spent the day recently at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Participants spend one day a month learning about Wayne County. Col. Paul Sykes, 916th Refueling Wing commander, greeted the class. Sykes talked...

Trail ride to benefit St. Jude's

A Saddle Up trail ride to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Howell Environmental Learning Center near Four Oaks. Anyone interested in participating or donating is asked to call Eileen Coite at...

Public record

Break-ins *Someone broke into a Pet Dairy Products truck in the 1100 block of North William Street and stole $1,100 worth of ice cream products. During a previous theft, thieves stole 30 dozens of eggs and 20 cases of "coolie"...