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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Airman honored with Bronze Star

Not every airman gets to see the sacrifices being made in Afghanistan through the eyes of those who have witnessed valor. Only a few can say they have read a Medal of Honor narrative before the decoration was bestowed upon...

Machining leads to jobs, but WCC program still underutilized

Ted Koger is convinced that if more people knew about the computer-integrated machining program at Wayne Community College, they'd consider it as a career choice. Koger, an instructor in the program, is also a graduate -- first with a certificate,...

Juveniles charged in vandalism at cemetery

Three juveniles have been charged by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office with doing $100,000 worth of damage to a church cemetery. More than 100 tombstones and grave plots were found vandalized at Providence United Methodist Church in southern Wayne County...

Casey named Exceptional Children Teacher of Excellence

Crystal Casey of Charles B. Aycock High School has been named 2011 Exceptional Children Teacher of Excellence by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction exceptional children's division. She was recognized during recent ceremonies in Greensboro and then before the Wayne...

School board eyes fund balance, dress code policy

School board members Monday night discussed keeping a heftier fund balance in reserve for emergencies, heard an update on construction projects at two schools and voted to keep the higher standard dress code policy as is. A fund balance, typically...