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Friday, July 17, 2009

Senator proposes stronger rules for fireworks

Responding, he said, to the fireworks explosion on Ocracoke Island that left four Wayne County residents dead and another severely injured, state Sen. Don Davis has introduced a new bill that would strengthen statutes regarding the use of pyrotechnics....

Hospital tries new incentive to recruit doctors

There's a new way of doing business at Wayne Memorial Hospital, as recruitment efforts reflect the growing trend of doctors turning over some of the business responsibilities to hospitals, officials said. "More and more physicians, particularly the newer ones finishing...

Learning to save energy

From left, Jesse Knotts, 13, James Braswell, 17, and Knowlt Sutton, 12, work together to construct a wind turbine during Camp Kill-A-Watt on the campus of Wayne Community College on Wednesday. The weeklong camp for middle and high school students...

Report: I-795 repairs will cost state $13 million

The state already facing a $4 billion budget shortfall will have to spend $13 million to repair Interstate 795. Department of Transportation officials have yet to determine how to pay for the project that is to be completed by...

Wayne Christian receives accreditation from two groups

Wayne Christian School has recently been granted accreditation from both the Association of Christian Schools International, ACSI, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It joins more than 13,000 schools and school systems throughout the U.S. and overseas that...