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Monday, April 12, 2010

Laurean trial set for August

The first-degree murder trial of former Marine Cesar Laurean that was scheduled for June 28 in Wayne County has been pushed back to Aug. 9. Onslow County Superior Court Judge Charles Henry this morning announced that he has approved...

Workin' it goes hog wild

The Job: Showing hogs The Company: Wayne County Junior Livestock Show and Sale The Location: Wayne County Fair Grounds Never again. I've done a lot of jobs in this county: I pumped septic tanks, I picked tobacco, I even skinned...

Williams helps to save the 'Queen'

GREENVILLE -- The unimpressive lump of brown and gray material in Wayne County Museum Director Terry Williams' hand looked more like a cracked hunk of badly-poured concrete than a clue to a 300-year-old mystery. It took months to even...

Walk for Hunger

Participants in the annual Walk For Hunger get started at Herman Park on Sunday afternoon. Volunteers walked or ran 4.3 miles through the city to raise money for United Church Ministry programs that help the needy throughout the year. The...

Relay set to ride to raise funds

Relay supporters, get ready to ride. The fourth annual motorcycle ride for Relay for Life will be held on Saturday at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, sponsored by the Zion Marchers from Zion United Methodist Church. Zoe McKinney,...

Participants, sponsors sought for first PULSE golf tournament

The first PULSE Golf Tournament will be held on May 7, with proceeds to benefit PULSE, an organization of young professionals in the Wayne County area. The tournament will begin at noon with lunch with a 1 p.m. start...

Coharie to hold equipment auction

CLINTON -- Coharie Farms will hold an equipment auction May 20. The company, which had a number of contractors in the Wayne County area, filed for bankruptcy in November. The auction represents the first stage of the liquidation of Coharie...

Public record

Man shoots self Thomas Clay Henry, 27, of Princeton, reported at 2:20 a.m. Saturday that he had shot himself in the foot. Henry, who works at Neuse Corrections, said he was unloading his service weapon and it was accidentally discharged,...

Cliffs museum will be open by summer's end

A new visitors center and museum at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park is expected to be open by summer's end, said officials, who also announced that the park is now open year-round. Construction for the 9,000- square-foot...

Two shot in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE -- Two people were shot late Saturday evening at the corner of East Hillsboro and Conner streets, Police Chief Ralph Schroeder said this morning. Schroeder said police were not ready to release the names of the victims...