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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Ex-school staff plead guilty

GREENVILLE -- Danny Lee Langley, 54, of Snow Hill and Earl Wayne Rhodes, 58, of Pikeville, former employees of the Wayne County Public Schools maintenance department, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to charges of public corruption in a...

A holiday design

Lisa Wagner paints a silk scarf Tuesday at the Arts Council of Wayne County. She was taking part in a class taught by Emily Best on the art of painting silk scarves and used the opportunity to create something...

Cities withdraw motions; petitions arriving

Updated 1/3/12 More than 67 percent of petitions mailed out to property owners in the Phase 11 area concerning the area's possible deannexation have been returned, according to the Wayne County Board of Elections. As of Dec. 13, 331 of...

Billboards support immigrants

A Raleigh-based non-profit organization is aiming to bring its immigrant-friendly message to Wayne County in the next two months through its statewide billboard campaign. Uniting NC will erect billboards in the Triangle area, Charlotte, Asheville and Mebane as part...

Highway projects to be pushed back

Safety improvements at two U.S. 117 intersections in southern Wayne County and a third project at the U.S. 70 West intersection with Ebenezer Church and Capps Bridge roads have been pushed back a year. The delays were approved earlier this...

Wayne Engineering in fifth year with successful record

Gary Hales, principal at Wayne School of Engineering, says he thanks his bosses all the time for the opportunity to lead the district's newest high school. The school is one of four in the state affiliated with the N.C....

Public record

Attempted robbery at eatery Carlos Herrera reported that he was nearly robbed by an unknown suspect as he was taking trash out of Los Fogones, located at 209 S. Berkeley Blvd., around 7:30 p.m. Monday. The suspect brandished a 9-mm...