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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Suspects charged in county robberies

Pastor James Lucas was eager to have his equipment back, which was stolen from Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Fremont's Memorial Church Road. Lucas and his flock were one of four victims -- two of them churches -- allegedly...

I-795 adds to Wayne's tourism numbers, state officials report

Despite the recent high gas prices, uncertainty at the pump didn’t stop people from traveling to and through Wayne County in 2007. In fact, according to the North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development, travel generated more...

Children's fossil program scheduled at museum

The Wayne County Museum will host a free children's event featuring fossils and a live iguana Friday night. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. upstairs in the museum, which is located at 116 N. William St. The presentation by...

MOC scholarship fund to honor Reece Richardson

MOUNT OLIVE — Reece Richardson played his first soccer game of the 2007 season in the Jamboree at Mount Olive College and what would be his last soccer game there months later. On Jan. 21, the 17-year-old Kenly youth...

Public record

Girlfriend shoots man with pellet gun Chad Christopher Craft, 34, of North Daisy Street reported that his girlfriend shot him nine times with a pellet gun Wednesday morning in the 300 block of Park Avenue, police said. Earlier that evening,...

County eyes revaluation cycle law

Wayne County isn't expected to be impacted by a new state law that could require property revaluation every four years -- at least not for this year anyway since the county already is in the midst of its regular eight-year...

WCC adds biotechnology program to course list beginning this term

With trends shifting toward alternative fuels and a growing need for skilled lab technicians, Wayne Com-munity College is responding by introducing a two-year program in agricultural biotechnology this fall. The two-year program leads to an Associate in Applied Science...

Air Force officials select next 4th Fighter Wing commander

Col. Mark Kelly will be the next 4th Fighter Wing commander, Air Force officials confirmed Thursday. The news came just a day before Col. Thomas Bergeson was set to take the reins at a ceremony on Seymour Johnson Air...