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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Heartfelt jumping

Sara Ponce, a kindergarten student at Rosewood Elementary, takes part in Jump Rope for Heart, an annual event held at schools around the county and across the country, to raise money for the American Heart Association. At Rosewood Elementary's Valentine's...

Huffman resigns Partnership post

Less than four months into her role as executive director of Partnership for Children of Wayne County, Patty Huffman has announced her plans to leave the area in June. The news should not come as a surprise, since her husband,...

Civil rights leader will speak at WCC event

The Rev. Samuel "Billy" Kyles, a longtime leader in the American Civil Rights Movement and one of the last living witnesses to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, will be Wayne Community College's Black History Month celebration speaker. He...

New stop signs in plans for N.C. 55

SEVEN SPRINGS -- A major change is in the works for traffic traveling along N.C. 55 where it intersects N.C. 111 -- a four-way stop is expected to be in place within the next 90 days. The intersection, about 12...

Carolina Games Summit winners

Here are the winners from the Carolina Games Summit held Feb. 5 at Wayne Community College. The all-day event featured 22 tournaments across all gaming platforms and genres. *BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Jonathan Layton, 1st; Kyle Lee, 2nd; Shaun Cosby,3rd...

Weekend flu clinics planned for students

The Wayne County Health Department will offer free flu shots clinics over the next two weekends at local high schools. The first clinic will be held on Saturday, Feb. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon at Southern Wayne High...