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Monday, July 26, 2010

Suspects scatter at alleged cockfight

SELMA -- Johnston County Sheriff's deputies arrested four people on cockfighting charges Sunday, a Sheriff's Office spokesman said. After receiving an emergency call, a patrol deputy found cockfighting taking place at 1729 Davis Home, lead investigator Capt. Buck Pipkin...

Wayne County tries new system for DWI suspects

A new pre-trial monitoring system for people charged with driving under the influence is the latest piece of technology county officials hope will help in their efforts to reduce the population at the county jail. The Wayne County Day...

WCC Foundation golf tournament keeping focus on helping students

The director of the Wayne Community College Foundation says the uncertain economy has not hurt fundraising for scholarships and programs at the school -- at a time when such support is more important than ever. Jack Kannan said the foundation's...

Workin' It - Good Ole Boys Concrete

The Job: Concrete construction The Company: Good Ole Boys Concrete Construction The Location: Grantham Owner Robin Anthony and I got off to a rocky start. Basically, he left me in a parking lot. Here's what happened: All week I was...

Man arrested after following woman home from Wal-Mart

An East Elm Street man who allegedly followed a woman home from the Spence Avenue Wal-Mart and robbed her at gunpoint is in custody, authorities say. David James Porter Jr., 18, faced a robbery with a dangerous weapon charge...