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Friday, March 27, 2009

Soup kitchen fills need as economy remains concern

Community Soup Kitchen manager Doricia Benton sees new -- and sadder -- faces every day. In fact, in 2008, she had almost 8,000 more empty plates to fill -- and 2009 is also looking like it might send the numbers...

Administrator charged with DWI in Pender

A longtime administrator with Wayne County Public Schools was charged with driving while impaired last week by the North Carolina Highway Patrol in Pender County. Richard Sauls, 57, of Fremont, currently principal at Rosewood Ele-mentary School, was arrested on...

Sing-sation

Wayne Christian School third-grader Anna Daniels, 9, sings a solo Thursday during a play performance in the school's gymnatorium. It was the school's annual third- and fourth-grade musical. The play was titled "Lifesong," and involved about 75 students. Anna sang...

Landfill gets new dropoff areas

DUDLEY -- Wayne County residents who haul trash to the county landfill no longer have to worry about negotiating their way along a muddy path only to end up in the wrong place and face-to-face with a bulldozer or a...

Arrest made in home robbery

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Thursday who allegedly took part in a home invasion and armed robbery that occurred Saturday at a Drummersville Road home, Sheriff's Capt. Tom Effler said today. Three men forced their way...

Teacher uses own experience, pens children's book on abuse

Selena Smith realized several years ago that victims of sexual abuse needed a voice. She just didn't think it would be hers. The incidents happened when she was very young, and involved an older child. For 25 years, except...

Public record

Residence fired at Delia Nickerson of Green Drive reported Wednesday that a window and shutter at her home sustained about $275 in damages after being shot earlier in the week, according to a report....

Achieving garden greatness

Gardening doesn't have to be hard. In fact, it can be quite easy. You just have to do your research. Daniel Casey, owner of Casey Garden Center on U.S. Hwy. 70 West, and Karen Bussey, horticulture agent with the Cooperative...

Goldsborough living history demonstration set for Saturday

Wayne County residents can walk the ground where 15,000 men fought for the control of the old Neuse River railroad bridge when Civil War re-enactors put on a living history demonstration at the site Saturday. The Battle of Goldsborough...