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Sunday, October 17, 2010

College's alumni pick 2010 honorees

MOUNT OLIVE -- Long after everyone else had eaten and headed off to the next event at Saturday's historic Mount Olive College Alumni Weekend, Dianne Riley finally had time to sit down and eat. Ms. Riley had been busy dashing...

Security cameras just part of drill for county

The life of the county courthouse plays out on a daily basis on computer monitors, including one sitting on the desk of County Manager Lee Smith. A click of the mouse and Smith can switch his view to any...

Talking chili

Allen Howell could tell you the secret ingredient in his homemade chili, but then he would have to kill you. But you can taste his culinary creation without threat to life and limb at the third annual chili cookoff Oct....

WAGES offers home weatherization funds assistance

WAGES has money available to help with home weatherization, but very few applicants, said Director Dr. Marlee Ray. She explained that the agency received extra money as part of the federal stimulus funding, but have not been able to...

Families walk to break Alzheimer's cruel grip

Michelle Giles paused and wiped away the tears as she thought about her mother, the late Sara Giles, prior to the start of the Neuse Regional Alzheimer's Walk. On the stage in front of her, officials with Alzheimer's North...

Revving for a reason

Kristi Bailey Schremp and her family, including 4-year-old daughter Bailey, were sitting on the front lawn of their Winterville Saturday afternoon holding "thank you" signs when the 140 bikers roared up. The bikers switched off their motorcycles and then, on...

World War II fighter pilot will speak this Thursday

The Wayne County Military Roundtable is sponsoring a series of events aimed at increase awareness of military history. On Thursday, Oct. 21,at noon, World War II fighter pilot ace Frank Speer will be speaking at the Wayne County Museum at...

Annual Sweet Potato Festival to be held

Free aviation seminar to be held at Wayne County Airport Wayne Community College will host one of four aviation safety seminars by aircraft composite expert Mike Busch being sponsored by the state Department of Trans- portation Division of Aviation Safety...

EW students participate in Beads for Baby Claire program

Larry Lean taught students how to make beads out of recycled materials, that could be used to make necklaces and bracelets to sell. The Occupational Course of Study is one of four courses of study a student with disabilities may...