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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Former board member dies after April accident

MOUNT OLIVE -- Former town commissioner Jimmy Kornegay is being remembered today as a tough guy with a soft spot in his heart for people in need and as a dedicated public servant who remained interested in the town...

Meth lab raided near Pikeville

Lawmen discovered a "one-pot" methamphetamine lab at 266 Ivey Lane near Pikeville on Wednesday morning. The State Bureau of Investigation was on the scene by Wednesday afternoon, combing the home for evidence, Wayne County Sheriff's Office Cpl. Chris Peedin...

Man, 29, charged in rape of child

DUDLEY -- A Verbena Lane man was jailed under a $1 million bond for the first-degree rape of a child, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office says. Norman Joseph Horn, 29, was immediately identified as a suspect after authorities received...

WAGES looking for clothes for giveaway

The WAGES Community Services Self-Sufficiency Project will sponsor a clothing giveaway on May 21, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the WAGES multi-purpose room at 601 E. Royall Ave. The giveaway will provide gently used clothing, shoes and accessories...

Public record

Fire investigation Police are looking into the circumstances surrounding a fire at 407 W. Ash St., owned by Ronyar Limited Liability Corporation, of Pine Street, Wilmington, police said. The vacant apartment building suffered $20,000 in damages after a fire...

Chamber leaders meet with volunteers

Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors got some questions answered Wednesday about their role in the chamber's new strategic plan. Both executive director Steve Hicks and Chamber Board of Directors chairwoman Julie Daniels attended the Ambassadors' monthly meeting. The chamber...

Changes would bolster county's emergency plan

Creating an alarm system to warn communities of approaching tornadoes, encouraging residents to take advantage of the Code Red alert system and compiling a list of people with special needs to help emergency workers are the major changes to...