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Thursday, September 16, 2010

A moment to relax

Louise Hinnant and Lana Smithwick (in back) practice tai chi moves during a class at the Herman Park Center. Tai chi classes, led by instructor Rhonda Stokes, are held at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and 6 p.m. Thursdays at the Herman...

Twenty marijuana plants found in Fremont

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has recovered 20 marijuana plants that were growing in the county. In response to a tip Sheriff Carey Winders received, the Sheriff's Office used a helicopter to search around Pinkney Church Road in Fremont....

Hospital announces 4 percent rate hike

The board of directors for Wayne Memorial Hospital approved a 4 percent rate increase and a 2011 capital budget at its Tuesday meeting. The increase, the same percentage as this past year, was described as necessary to cover higher...

Arts Council calls for photos for exhibit

It started when an airman shared some photographs with his wife -- shots taken by one of his comrades during their shared tour in Gardez, Afghanistan. He should have known his spouse would see something more than simple images --...

Health Board: Sex ed will help

The state-mandated comprehensive health education program -- which includes a sexual education component -- could be "good news" when it comes to teen pregnancy prevention, said Health Director James Roosen. At Wednesday's Board of Health meeting, Roosen said he is...

Mount Olive has to lay off to handle debt load

Austerity moves by the town of Mount Olive have claimed two more jobs and a third could be looming, Mayor-Pro Tem Kenny Talton said Monday evening. One is in the police department, while the other is in the water...

Public record

Local business looking for stolen golf cart Sleepy Creek County Club in Dudley is looking for a golf cart that was stolen from the business between 6 p.m. Aug. 6 and 7 a.m. Aug. 7. The golf cart is a...