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Thursday, May 6, 2010

Commissioners set hearing on rezoning in base noise area

Wayne County Commissioners on Tuesday did everything but say outright that a rezoning request for a lot off U.S. 117 South was all but dead on arrival before finally agreeing to schedule a public hearing on the issue anyway....

Planners consider rules for streets

The Wayne County Planning Board committee charged with ferreting out a way to ensure subdivision streets are maintained spent nearly two hours Wednesday night chasing possible solutions only to end the meeting the way it had started -- with...

Retiring the colors

Tommy's Road Elementary School fifth-graders Conrad Tubbs folds the North Carolina flag with Mueen Muharram holding its end while David Dickens lowers the American flag in the background at the end of the school day. The students raise and...

Working on the CSS Neuse

Spring Creek High School FFA students fixed up the replica of the CSS Neuse gunboat that sits in the Seven Springs Public Park in advance of the Ole Timey Days Festival to be held in the town on Saturday. From...

Nelson's band's drug case hits court

KENANSVILLE -- Members of country singer Willie Nelson's band were sentenced Wednesday to pay a $25 fine for their actions following a canceled concert at the Duplin County Events Center in January. Musicians Thomas Ray Hawkins, Dudley Prewitt and Kenneth...

Dog fighting suspect remains in Duplin County jail

KENANSVILLE -- A Mount Olive man, Harry Lewis Hargrove, 76, of 306 Buck Hill Road who was arrested last month on felony dog-fighting charges remains in the Duplin County Jail under a $308,000 bond, Duplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace...

Chamber board will vote on new plan

Members of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce board of directors had planned to vote on a new direction for the organization at Wednesday's special meeting, but not enough of them showed up. The revelation of the new strategic...