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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Teenager sparks police chase in village

An alleged 16-year-old car thief led officers from three different law enforcement agencies on an hour-long chase Tuesday evening, ranging in speeds from 25 miles per hour to near 100 miles per hour. The chase, which began in Walnut...

Stoney Creek project hitting regulation snag

The initiative to improve Stoney Creek has hit a snag. The Army Corps of Engineers did not approve the Nationwide Permit 27 that would have allowed the process to continue. Officials working with the project don't yet know what decision...

State to county: Sales tax receipts 'gloomy'

"Gloomy" is the word being used by the state in its correspondence with counties to describe the outlook for future sales tax receipts. The state adds that it could take up to five years before sales tax revenues rebound...

Details out on daycare moonshine raid, arrest

A small shed located behind a daycare in the Teachey community of Duplin County appears to have served as a bar whose menu of drinks included moonshine. The daycare has been closed and the husband-wife team of owners faces...

WorkKeys tests to be offered this month

The Wayne Occupational Readiness Keys for Success (WORKS) program will offer several opportunities this month for the public to take the WorkKeys(r) tests for Career Readiness Certification, an assessment that shows prospective employers that applicants possess skills they require....

When to seek H1N1 emergency treatment

IN CHILDREN: * Fast breathing or trouble breathing * Bluish or gray skin color * Not drinking enough fluids * Severe or persistent vomiting * Not waking up or not interacting * Being so irritable that the child does not...

What you need to know about H1N1 to stay well

HOW IT IS TRANSMITTED: H1N1 and other flu can be spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose or mouth. Droplets from a cough or sneeze of an infected...

H1N1 case confirmed at Seymour Johnson AFB

Local health officials are reacting this morning -- and a 4th Fighter Wing airman is isolated at home -- after confirmation of Wayne County's first H1N1, or "swine flu," case. The news reached Seymour Johnson Air Force Base early Wednesday...