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Monday, July 20, 2009

WCDS students take school trip to Mexico

Each spring, Wayne County Day School Headmaster Todd Anderson takes a group of students on a trek through several foreign countries. This year, he slowed things down a bit, with an educational twist. The group of 12 -- 10...

Foundation sets up for family members of fallen crew

An organization with a local chapter has opened a fund for the family of Capt. Thomas J. Gramith. The Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association, a group established to "provide a dynamic association of like-minded aerial combat veterans who avow...

Planning Board sets new zoning meetings

The Wayne County Planning Board has placed community workshops on potential zoning back on track months after they were derailed by a maelstrom of controversy. The meetings, the first of which was to have been held earlier this year,...

Man kills brother in family squabble

PIKEVILLE -- Charges have not been filed in the shooting death of a man by a family member, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office said early today. Investigators said Brian Womble, 32, was shot to death by his brother on...

House fire deemed suspicious

PRINCETON -- The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating a "suspicious fire" at a Luby Smith Road home that was completely destroyed on Sunday morning. Sheriff's Office Capt. Tom Effler said that a home owned by Kevin Berube, at...

WorkKeys program receives funds for development

Wayne Community College will receive part of a $225,626 grant and has been tapped to lead an eight-county alliance to replicate the success of its WorkKeys job profiling and testing program. North Carolina's Eastern Region announced the grant for ASPIRE,...

Heroes come home

A little more than a day after the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base community -- and those outside its gates -- began mourning the loss of two local airmen killed in Afghanistan, the names of the fallen were released by...