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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

One day left to file for office

With the filing period for public office ending Wednesday at noon, candidates have only one day to decide whether to enter races for local, state and national office. In recent days, a number of candidates have plunked down their...

Jones: Stolen Valor Act should be protected

He supported the Stolen Valor Act nearly a decade ago, when Congress -- and later, President George W. Bush -- approved a law that made it a federal offense to falsely represent oneself as having received a military decoration...

Black History Month

Meadow Lane Elementary School first-grader Shukun Wu, right, rolls up his sleeve as he prepares to answer a question from teacher Belinda Ham on Monday. She is holding  Shukun's black history project presentation box. Each student in the class...

Bryant Worley family named Outstanding Livestock Producer

The fifth-generation Bryant Worley Family Farms at Princeton was honored Monday night by the Wayne County Livestock Development Association as its Outstanding Livestock Producer for 2011. Also honored during the association's 64th annual meeting was longtime Wayne Regional Agriculture Fair...

Longtime fair manager says he will retire

Milton Ingram, who is celebrating his 28th year as manager of the award-winning Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair, has announced he will retire at the end of this year's fair. Eddie Pitzer, secretary-treasurer of the Wayne County Livestock Development Association, which...

Man, 28, pleads guilty to murder

KENANSVILLE -- Anthony Nay Smith, 28, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Ashley Ann Mercer, 19, of Pink Hill on Monday in Duplin County Superior Court. Smith was sentenced by Judge Jack Jenkins of Carteret County...

Public record

Missing person The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating Jessica Lynn Garino, 21, 1585 Old Grantham Road, who has been missing since Jan. 23 when she was last seen at home. She is described...