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Friday, July 16, 2010

Community college sees record enrollment

Hordes of young people packed the halls at Wayne Community College this week as a record number of students arrived to register for the fall semester. Many waited in line to go through the registration process or to sign...

Student speaks at military family roundtable session at Pentagon

Michael Atkins wasn't worried about making his announcement too prematurely. So during a recent trip to the nation's capital, he revealed to a crowd that he was throwing his name into the race for the White House. And it didn't...

Painting knowledge on the walls

FREMONT -- Three years ago, Mount Olive College junior Chris Allen wasn't even interested in painting. And before this summer, the largest piece of artwork he had ever created was only about 8 feet long and 4 feet wide. But...

Pikeville abduction suspect arrested

PIKEVILLE -- A Pikeville area man is accused of holding a female victim against her will after she was found with bruises to her body and burns on her face, the Sheriff's Office says. Earl Travis Deans Sr., 34, of...

Economist: Base helps Wayne weather recession

The Goldsboro area clearly suffered during the recent recession, but the presence of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base helped to blunt the pain somewhat, says one of the state's chief economists. Dr. Michael Walden, a William Neal Reynolds professor and...