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Friday, February 6, 2009

VIDEO: About 300 small-breed dogs rescued from 'puppy mill'

Watch the U.S. Humane Society, Wayne County Animal Control and other volunteers rescue about 300 chihuahuas, pomeranians, and other small-breed dogs from a "puppy mill" near Newton Grove, off of U.S. 13 South.Click the video at the right side of...

VIDEO: 'Puppy mill' press conference

See a question and answer period session with Justin Scally, Wayne County's animal control director.  Scally describes conditions at the "puppy mill" site....

Dropout rate up 1 percent in Wayne

The student dropout rate in Wayne County is higher than the state average -- up 1.1 percent for 2007-08 for grades 9-12. Overall, North Carolina experienced its first decline in its dropout rate in three years in 2007-08. Officials...

Rescued: 300 small breed dogs seized from alleged puppy mill; VIDEO

See all photos on the Photo Gallery Clad in overalls and wearing masks to hide the stench of ammonia, animal rescue workers early this morning began removing the first of some 300 adult dogs and puppies from what is being...

Kicking off their battle to put an end to cancer

Two Wayne County women who overcame the ravages of cancer told their stories at the annual Relay for Life kickoff Thursday night at First Pentecostal Holiness Church. The annual event will be May 29-30 at Wayne Community College, but...