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Monday, August 31, 2009

Commission has light agenda; hearing still set

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning will have what appears to be the briefest agenda that has come before them over the past several months. However, the board room on the fourth floor of the county courthouse annex will still...

Health Department trying new appointment procedure

The Wayne County Health Department is moving to a more efficient way of providing care in two of its clinics this week. "Open access appointment scheduling" goes into effect Tuesday for family planning and sexually transmitted disease clinics. The...

New N.C. tax hikes in effect Tuesday

Going shopping will get a little more expensive Tuesday, as an additional 1 percent state sales and use tax increase goes into effect. The increase, which is meant to be temporary, will raise the combined state and county sales...

WCC holding business seminars

The Business and Industry Center of Wayne Community College has announced its schedule of nine free seminars for this fall designed to prepare the business person to meet the ever increasing challenges facing small business. The following are the...

Resident charged in accident

A South Andrews Avenue man was charged Sunday with running a red light after allegedly striking three vehicles, according to a police report. Joe Craven Henry, 68, struck a car driven by Wilma Hamilton on North Spence Avenueen, police reports...

Public record

Man's arm cut Earl Barnes of North Virginia Street was cut on the right-arm biceps after a woman approached him on his porch and asked for money, according to a police report. Barnes reported that when he refused to give...

Register of Deeds fees going up

Beginning Tuesday, fees are increasing at the Wayne County Register of Deeds. On Tuesday, the fee for a marriage license will increase from $50 to $60. Then on Oct. 1, the fee for recording a deed will increase. The...

Chiefs fly to join Afghanistan fight

There were no long embraces between husbands and wives along the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base flight line Sunday afternoon -- no children running in for one last hug before their mothers and fathers left for war. For the more...

Four-day week gets high marks in county

Most Wayne County government offices are winding down the final month of a yearlong experiment in a four-day workweek that could end up saving the equivalent of almost a penny on the tax rate. As of May, direct and...