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Friday, July 24, 2009

Man sought for trying to pass fake checks

Wayne County financial crimes detectives are looking for a man passing counterfeit Wayne County Tax Office checks to area businesses, authorities said. Detectives Tom Flores and Mike Kabler said they suspect the man has been involved in more than one...

Unity Prayer Walk planned for Saturday

More than 30 area churches and organizations are expected to take to the streets Saturday for the third annual Unity Prayer Walk. The walk is organized by Stop the Funeral Initiative, an effort of Rebuilding Broken Places Community Development Corp....

Fremont police chief, angry defendant scuffle in courthouse lobby after case

What started as a simple court case for a Fremont man, ended with him wrestling the police chief in the courthouse lobby. Chauncey Simms, 53, of Sycamore Street, was in Wayne County Court of Common Pleas Thursday for having more...

In their honor

It was just a simple photo session -- no more than two or three minutes of posing and smiling on cue. But for the hundreds who gathered on the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base flight line this morning, the images...

Local legislators not sure about final budget votes

Wayne County legislators admitted Thursday that they have mixed feelings on the proposed $990 million tax package that was being discussed by House and Senate leaders this week, but only the Republicans promised to vote against it. Most of...

Poker run Saturday for Great Dane group

Zozo was only 15 months old when the Great Dane gave birth to 13 puppies. After the puppies were nursed and sold, Zozo was given away. She ended up at the Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League. Until she's adopted,...