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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

County to parents: Talk to teens about pregnancy

Parents should be talking to their children about the realities of teen pregnancy, and the sooner the better, officials say. Wayne County's pregnancy rate is currently 25 percent above the state average, said James Roosen, health director. "Our rate...

Wayne has $1.5M in unclaimed property

State Rep. Efton Sager has announced that the state Treasurer's Department is holding approximately $1.5 million in cash and property unclaimed by Wayne County residents. Sager, R-Wayne, explained that he has a list of those owned escheat money by...

Another man pleads guilty in tobacco scam

Dennis Wray Hawley, 62, of Wilson, pleaded guilty in federal District Court to two counts of aiding and abetting the making of materially false statements in connection with the Federal Crop Insurance Program, in violation of Title 18, United...

916th brings home RODEO's top honors

Members of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's own 916th Air Refueling Wing have plenty of reason to celebrate this week, as they recently returned from Air Mobility Command's premier mobility competition winners in several categories. AMC's RODEO competition pitted nearly...

Courthouse security officers have seen it all, including snakes

Security guard Cpl. Laticia Garcia recalls the day a man stripped down to his underwear to pass through the metal detector at the Wayne County Courthouse after his first trips through set off the alarm. While that and other...