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Monday, November 21, 2011

No official word concerning details of Mount Olive train death

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive police still would not confirm this morning the identity of a man struck and killed on Center Street on Friday afternoon by a train. Police Chief Brian Rhodes said early today that he is...

There is still time to help feed a needy family

There is still time to donate food items for a hungry family this Thanksgiving. * The Soup Kitchen needs turkeys, hams, stuffing, vegetables, collards, desserts and sweet tea. The turkeys and hams need to be taken to the Soup Kitchen...

Helping those in need

For some Wayne County families, this Thanksgiving will be a time of want and not a day of plenty, local volunteers say. And that number is expected to be higher than usual -- as it has been all year...

Santa's helpers ride for children

Santa Claus, a.k.a. Wendell Woods, prepares to take off from Berkeley Mall on Sunday at the start of the 23rd annual Wayne County Motorcycle Riders Toy Run. Riders left the mall parking lot at 2 p.m. and ended up...

Bids coming for work on new center

Bids are expected to be ready to be let out by the end of the year for Wayne County's renovation of the former Sportsman's World building on Ash Street. The project, expected to cost about $1 million, will convert the...

Ingram gets life for 2007 murder

A Wayne County Superior Court jury took about 75 minutes Friday to find Windsor Devone Ingram guilty of first-degree murder. The 24-year-old was sentenced to a mandatory term of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for for the...

Early deadline for church announcements

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, church announcements for this Friday's religion page will be due by 4 p.m. Tuesday....