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Monday, August 6, 2007

Off to serve - 916th squadron deploys this morning

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Senior Airman Jeremy Jackson says goodbye to his 4-month-old daughter MaeAnna Jackson before deploying from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base this morning. More than 70 members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing’s Security Forces Squadron were deployed...

Dr. Kay Albertson

Since taking over the reigns as the first female president at Wayne Community College one month ago, Dr. Kay Albertson has almost needed track shoes to keep up the hectic pace her schedule requires. Just a few of the hurdles...

Wayne Commissioners will eye Case Farms rezoning request

After taking most of July off, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners will meet again Tuesday at 9 a.m. after holding a briefing session at 8 a.m. Kicking the meeting off will be a public hearing at 9:15 a.m., to...

National Night Out

Fighting crime is front and center in the minds of those taking part in the 24th annual National Night Out event Tuesday night. The National Night Out Crime and Drug Prevention event provides a way to increase crime and drug...

Teacher institute starts Tuesday

Educators in Wayne County Public Schools will be able to sharpen their skills this week during the second annual Curriculum and Instruction Summer Institute at Wayne Community College. The three-day workshop begins Tuesday, with this year's theme being "Future Ready...

333rd 'Lancers' host kids at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base

For Connor Denning, touching an F-15E Strike Eagle was not quite enough to label it "awesome." So after the 9-year-old ran his fingers across the jet's body, he tried to find something that was. "How many bombs can it carry?"...

Public record

Correction Alveno Devale Stanford, 34, of Azalea Drive, Mount Olive was sentenced to one year's probation in Wayne County Superior Court last week for possession of cocaine. A story in Sunday's edition incorrectly stated that he had been given active...

WCC law enforcement graduation Tuesday

Wayne Community College will graduate its 50th Basic Law Enforcement Training, or BLET, academy on Tuesday during 6:30 p.m. ceremonies in Moffatt Auditorium. Since 1987, nearly 800 cadets have successfully completed the program and gone on to employment in local,...

Medical courses to be offered at WCC this fall

Courses in medical terminology and nurse aide exam preparation will be offered online this fall at Wayne Community College. The Continuing Education Department will sponsor the offerings. Medical Terminology, a foundation course for both individuals already employed in allied health...

Local church plans rally for all students, parents

St. Mark Church of Christ Church on West Ash Street will host a back-to-school event for parents and students Thursday from 6 until 9 p.m. in the church sanctuary and classrooms. The pastor, Bishop Alton A Smith, said several workshops...