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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Cherry Hospital thanks its volunteers, hands out awards

Despite the announcement earlier this month that Cherry Hospital again faces federal sanctions, its director said he remains very proud of the hospital's efforts and progress. Director Philip Cook chose to share some of his sentiments during the annual...

Citizens gather to speak on street closing

When Mayor Al King pounded the gavel to begin Monday's City Council meeting, the chambers were packed with nearly 70 additional citizens who turned out for public hearings on issues ranging from the proposed Park Avenue closing to the...

Network is open to take donations for victims

The North Carolina Community Foundation has activated its statewide Disaster Relief Fund to support relief efforts related to the April 16 tornadoes and storms that created devastation in more than 20 counties in the central and eastern regions of...

Arts Council building needs many repairs

A preliminary report given to the City Council at Monday night's work session indicates the building the city was considering buying for its proposed Air Force museum will require extensive repairs to windows and the overall structure of the...

Public record

Stolen, loaded firearm found at convenience store A stolen .40 Smith and Wesson firearm was found at Madison Meat Market in the 600 block of North Madison Avenue Sunday night. The handgun was loaded and found in box of...

Students charged with Southern Wayne threats

DUDLEY -- Two female students at Southern Wayne High School have been charged by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for making bomb threats at the school between April 7 and April 15. Deja Monique Dyson, 16, and Brittany Magalene...

Members of elite corps gather to remember, celebrate brotherhood

They have watched history unfold -- standing at attention next to the president of the United States. And this past weekend, four members of the Presidential Honor Guard reunited in Wayne County to remember their service as part of...

Tornado aftermath: Greene County battles back

SNOW HILL -- A community that had been looking forward to groundbreaking ceremonies this Thursday for a new intermediate school is now faced with the daunting task of rebuilding a school destroyed by a tornado that left an estimated...