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Monday, October 3, 2011

Southern Bank acquires Bank of Commonwealth

MOUNT OLIVE -- Southern Bank and Trust Co.'s acquisition of the 21-branch Bank of the Commonwealth of Norfolk, Va., nearly doubled the bank's assets to $2 billion, while giving it a foothold in the populous Tidewater region of Virginia. "This...

Smash 'em up derby draws hundreds to fairgrounds

DUDLEY -- Clutching the trophy her husband, Joseph Davis, had won in the first heat of Sunday's demolition derby at the Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair, Beth Davis said she always tries to be in the stands whenever her husband competes....

Medicine disposal Saturday

The Wayne County 4-H Prevention Program, Wayne County Sheriff's Office and Wayne Connections/Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force will sponsor a pill drop-off collection Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Operation Medicine Drop will take place at Berkeley Mall....

Public hearing on grant Tuesday

Wayne County Commissioners will be asked Tuesday to schedule a public hearing on a request that the county provide $157,400 in matching funds for a $157,400 One North Carolina Fund grant for Cooper Standard Automotive. Gov. Beverly Perdue, during a...

Wayne Regional Fair schedule

TUESDAY Senior Citizens Day (Free admission for all persons 60 years of age and above) * 8 - Noon -- Second flower show entries accepted * Noon -- Gates open to all exhibits * Noon -- Pie baking contest *...

Wayne Community College called 'military friendly'

G.I. Jobs, a magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded Wayne Community College the designation of "Military Friendly School." The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools...