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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Wayne Community College set in case of campus emergency

Wayne Community College officials, like their counterparts around the state, don't anticipate any dire campus emergencies. But they are going to make sure the college is prepared just in case. Recent lockdowns at Wake Tech Community College and similar...

Woman found dead after apartment fire

A 75-year-old Princeton woman died in her home after a fire Monday. Iris Toleito was pronounced dead at the scene after Princeton officials arrived at her apartment at 410 W. Third St. The cause of the fire is yet...

Making valentines

Mary Emma Talton, a second-grader at St. Mary School, makes a Valentine's Day card Monday. Class members all made cards to give to their special friends. After the craftwork was over, teacher Brook Chatham read to the class about...

Filing period officially begins

Filing for public office began Monday at noon in Wayne County and a number of candidates for a variety of offices plunked down their filing fees at the county Board of Elections to enter races at the local and...

Duplin man will face charges in drug stop

BEULAVILLE -- A Rose Hill man is facing several felony drug charges following a traffic stop Sunday in Beulaville. Luis Adrian Sanchez was charged with four counts of trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture sale and deliver...

Military spending cut back: What's planned for Seymour Johnson AFB?

4th Fighter Wing officials confirmed Monday that Seymour Johnson Air Force Base has been allocated funding for a $53 million medical facility in 2013, should President Barack Obama's $613.9 billion defense budget pass. But that is about all they could...

Five affected in SunBurst chemical spill

Five employees of SunBurst Foods were treated and released at Wayne Memorial Hospital on Monday after breathing fumes released from mixed cleaning solutions. SunBurst Foods, located at 1002 Sunburst Drive near the Logan's Steakhouse and Chili's restaurants, is a...

Public record

B&Es and larcenies *Ted Ivey, of Goldsboro Milling Company, reported the theft of a $2,000 wire welder and a $900 air compressor from the business' property, located at 435 Dogwood Trail. The theft occurred Sunday. Ivey told authorities he...

County starts budget debate

When Wayne County commissioners finished counting out their stacks of $100 in play money Monday afternoon, they found themselves left with only $8 to work with. The exercise was the culmination of a daylong retreat devoted mainly to county finances...