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Hospital takes aim at identity theft rules

Wayne Memorial Hospital will adopt an identity theft policy by May 1, officials said. The board of directors recently approved the "Red Flag" rules and training of hospital staff has begun on identity theft as it relates to medical information,...

Whitehall casualties honored at ceremony

Managing Editor Headstones to honor the 13 Confederate soldiers known to have died defending Wayne County soil at the Battle of Whitehall in 1862 were dedicated Saturday at a small cemetery along the banks of the Neuse River. The event...

Seymour Johnson's F-15E demo team set for home performance

A few minutes inside a Rhode Island Veterans Affairs Hospital gave Capt. Phil Smith some perspective. He was touring the facility as a representative of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's own F-15E Strike Eagle Demonstration Team -- a team he...

Family gets surprise of new triplets

Comanda Robinson wasn't expecting her 2-year-old son, A.J. She had been on birth control for "four or five years" before she found out she was pregnant. A.J. was her third child. Her two other boys are Aaron, 9, and Austin,...

Fremont to create Web site

FREMONT -- Creating a Web site for the town of Fremont is one of the first steps to take to boost its economic development efforts, officials learned Saturday. The Town Board of Alderman met with Eastern Carolina Council Executive Director...

Guardian ad Litem recognizes 47 local volunteers

The Guardian ad Litem program recognized 47 volunteers with a luncheon Friday. Volunteers from Wayne, Greene and Lenoir counties met at the Outback restaurant. The counties make up the 8th Judicial District in which the program operates. Colleen Kosinki,...

Jail population drops below 200

The Wayne County Jail population has dipped below 200 for the first time in many months and well below the 265 inmates housed there just a few short months ago. Superior Court Judge Arnold Jones attributes the decline to...

Reward offered in robbery

A $5,000 reward is being offered by the owners of a store that was robbed and vandalized early today. Cassandra Elayah of Elayah Food Mart at 1261 New Hope Road, said someone with a big foot kicked in a...