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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Date set for command change at SJAFB

A date has been set for the formal ceremony at which Col. Mark Kelly will take command of the 4th Fighter Wing. Col. Steve Kwast will officially stand down from the post the morning of Sept. 9 on Seymour...

Kaye Scott takes over as finance director for city

The city named a new finance director Tuesday morning, as acting director Kaye Scott was promoted to the top position. Ms. Scott has been with the city since 1979, where she started in the Parks and Recreation Department. She...

Jury is still being picked in fight over funding

KENANSVILLE -- A jury of eight women and four men has been seated in Duplin County Superior Court to hear the Duplin County Board of Education's lawsuit against the county commissioners. The two sides were in the midst of...

Students make visits to classrooms as open houses begin

Jennifer Mooring is "excited and nervous all at the same time" about the start of a new school year. A teacher assistant at Rosewood Middle School for five years, this will be her first as a full-fledged teacher. She...

Attendance very low at second Stoney Creek Park public forum

Stoney Creek Park Alliance members expected more attendance at Wednesday night's community forum than at Tuesday's, where only a dozen people came to voice their concerns about plans for Stoney Creek Park. But the second forum -- held at...

Public record

Barbecue restaurant burglarized Edward Greenfield of Daffodil Drive, Dudley, reported that someone broke into Eddie's Bar-b-que on U.S. 117 South early on Tuesday morning, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said. Two cash registers and coins worth a total $365...

Enrollment higher at WCC this fall

Preliminary fall enrollment numbers at Wayne Community College exceed last year's final count, officials said. Classes resumed on Monday, with an estimated 3,331 students signed up so far. Another 100 are expected to enroll this week and for the...