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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Scouts' cookie sales ending

It is time to stock up, because Girl Scout cookie booth sales will end this Saturday. Terri Thompson, leader of Troop 95, said sales have been "pretty good" so far. "I've done more booths this year," she said about...

Coming down, finally

After months of delay, the demolition of the Gold Inn & Suites began Wednesday. The building was condemned by the city in October 2010. Concerns over the presence of asbestos led to the delays, but work has begun and...

Evans to seek re-election to commission

District 2 Wayne County Commissioner J.D. Evans has filed for re-election. Evans, a Democrat, is facing a challenge from Republican Kenny Talton of Mount Olive. Filing for the May 8 primary ended Feb. 29. A retired educator, Evans was...

Contracts OK'd for books, repairs at county schools

The Wayne County Board of Education approved $588,500 worth of contracts Monday night, including textbook purchases as well as software and upgrades at several schools. The 13 contracts will be funded from several sources, Nan Barwick, the assistant superintendent for...

Thief sought in robbery attempt

The Wayne County Sheriff Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect of an attempted larceny that resulted in the loss of $60,000 of material for a local business. Crop Production Services employee Thomas Crews reported the...

Public record

Investigations *Tasha Price reported a break-in at her home in the 200 block of Sandstone Drive that occurred between Feb. 26 and Wednesday. During the incident the following items were reported stolen, a laptop, two DVD players, a Wii...