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Monday, May 4, 2009

Mount Olive College students back from Mexico, and fine

The group of Mount Olive College business students who traveled to Mexico during the outbreak of swine flu made it back to Raleigh a little later than scheduled Saturday night after stopping for a quick medical exam, but arrived home...

Police searching for body of Neuse drowing victim

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Authorities were still searching this morning for a drowning victim at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. The search began around 7 p.m. Sunday and lasted into the early morning hours, as cadaver dogs and...

Commissioners ask for public input on name change request

Wayne County commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a proposal to change the name of Moye Road to New Daniels Chapel Road. The hearing will begin at 9:15 a.m. in the commissioners' meeting room on the fourth...

Cook sets sights on improved hospital

Philip Cook has spent his first five weeks as Cherry Hospital director getting acquainted with the staff and practices. First impressions have been favorable, he said, with plans being made to shore up the organization and to create a sense...

Schools encouraging graduation

As high school graduations approach, Wayne County Public Schools will introduce "Stay in School Week" this week in hopes of motivating underclassmen to stay the course. More than 1,100 graduates are expected to walk across the stage and receive...

Rosewood VFD marks anniversary

Rosewood Volunteer Fire Department celebrated its 50th anniversary on Saturday with an open house. Above, Hunter Boyles, 2, looks over a fire engine with his uncle T.J. Henderson. Hunter is the grandson of Rosewood firefighter Butch Dillard....