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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

A hero's farewell

Dylan and Colby Phillip had a hard time standing still as they waited along Berkeley Boulevard, just outside the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base gates, with American flags in hand. They are, after all, only 6 and 7 years old....

Davis pursues second term

State Sen. Don Davis, D-Greene, announced this morning that he will seek a second term in the District 5 seat. "When I first ran for this office two years ago, I made a commitment, I made a pledge to...

Filing period opens soon for May primary

Candidate filing begins in just under two weeks for the May 4 primary election. Five local seats in the General Assembly and three in the U.S. Congress are up for election this year along with several local offices. The...

Judge moves murder trial

The district attorney who will prosecute a former North Carolina Marine charged with murdering his former girlfriend said this morning he is pleased the case will be heard in Wayne County Superior Court this June. Dewey Hudson, the district...

Cunningham seeks seat

Acknowledging that the Democrat Party might indeed be facing a bit of an uphill battle this November, prospective U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham nevertheless told Wayne County party members that he believes he is the man to defeat Republican...

Local store robbed at gunpoint

An undetermined amount of cash was stolen and no one was injured in an armed robbery involving three masked men at a Dollar General store on U.S. 13 Monday night, authorities said. Three masked men, two wearing ski masks...