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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Fremont ABC to close July 31

FREMONT -- The ABC store in Fremont will officially close at the end of this month. Mike Myrick, president of the Wayne County ABC board of directors, said the board voted in June to close the Fremont store due to...

Suspect arrested for rape of elderly woman

A man wanted for the rape of an elderly Mount Olive area woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon just north of Syracuse in upstate New York. Solid detective work and physical evidence are being cited by Duplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace...

Greene County deputy shot to death

SNOW HILL -- A Greene County Sheriff's deputy was shot to death early Wednesday evening while answering a domestic disturbance call in a neighborhood just over a mile from the Wayne County line. Deputy Jon Willis, 31, was killed when...

What it takes to be a man

Growing up, Edward Harris Jr. spent many a day at the Boys & Girls Club on Royall Avenue. Marvin Ford, who has worked at the club for 21 years, 12 of those as unit director, used to caution Harris against...

Rotary project blooms at Herman Park

A Herman Park flower garden area that first bloomed more than 60 years ago will flower again thanks to the Three Eagles Rotary Club. Club members said that in addition to sprucing up the park, the project also is...