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Monday, January 2, 2012

Episcopal church makes renovations

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church on North James Street has boasted a dedicated group of church members since before its building first hosted services before the Civil War. In its nearly 160-year history, its visitors and the neighborhood around it...

Schools back in session Tuesday

Students and teachers across Wayne County return to the classroom this week after an extended holiday break. Four county schools will also hold Saturday classes as a make-up day. Wayne County Public Schools will resume classes on Tuesday, as...

Golden LEAF to hold grant forum Jan. 10

The public is invited to attend a community forum hosted by the Golden LEAF Foundation on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at Wayne Community College, 3000 Wayne Memorial Drive in the Walnut Building, Room 101. The purpose of...

Closure possible for city center

Asbestos concerns within the W.A. Foster Recreation Center could eventually lead to the facility's permanent closure in a worst-case scenario, Parks and Recreation Director Scott Barnard said Thursday morning, and preliminary results came back showing a significant amount of...

Public record

Break-in Walter Collum Jr., of Lockhaven Drive, told police that someone broke into his home and stole several valuable items including a 42-inch TV and an X-Box video game console. Fuel drive-off Wilco Hess No. 391 employees told police that...

First baby of the new year

Sariyah Monae Leach, left, was Wayne County's first baby born in 2012. Her mother, Jasmine Manley of Mount Olive, delivered her at Wayne Memorial Hospital at 8:53 a.m. Sunday. Sariyah weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches...

Lifelong Learning Program to host open house

The East Carolina University's Lifelong Learning Program will hold a free open house on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation Center at 4561 County Home Road, Greenville. Featuring a special lecture,...