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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Duplin commissioner resigns

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County Commissioner Reginald Wells of District 6 will step down Aug. 16 from the commission seat he has held since 2000. Wells announced his decision to resign at Monday's commission meeting. He also recently stepped down...

Mount Olive sets sights on overgrown properties

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive property owners who do not maintain their property could face a hefty mowing bill from the town, and further consequences if they do not pay the charges. The town Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday...

Pikeville officials will wait on zoning request

PIKEVILLE -- The Pikeville Board of Commissioners decided to wait on making zoning changes that were requested by Elm Grove Church at Monday night's meeting. Originally church officials had requested a portion of their property be changed from community shopping...

Rape suspect brought back to face charge

KENANSVILLE -- Rape suspect Romeo Rosinos Villatoro, 32, was in chains and wearing a blue bulletproof vest when he was escorted off the plane at Duplin County Airport where Sheriff Blake Wallace was on hand to take him into...

Arena show one of the week's highlights

Special to the Messenger The sun begins to set, tent flaps are quickly being secured, and 40,000 Boy Scouts fall into formation for a two-and-a-half-hour hike. They are on their way to the Arena Show at the 2010 Boy Scout...

Nonprofit group offers tips on building proper resumes

Michele Wiggins can tell horror stories about some of the poorly written resumes she came across when she was helping hire new employees for a local company. Generic resume files attached to completely blank e-mails were a particular pet peeve,...

Mission: Diploma

MOUNT OLIVE -- Holly Jones' graduation project was parked outside Raper Hall at Mount Olive College on Monday, while, inside, she shared about the process that absorbed more than 20 months of her time. The recent graduate, and salutatorian, of...

Correction

The name of one student who recently graduated from the dental assisting program at Wayne Community College was inadvertently omitted. Lisa Hood also recently completed the program....