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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Robber will face time in prison

After pleading guilty last month, Alfonzo Mack will spend as many as 125 months in prison in connection with the 2010 home invasion of an elderly couple in the Hood Swamp community. Mack, of Leslie Street, was 18 at the...

County plans to meet at night

Wayne County's two Republican commissioners are finally getting the evening meetings they have been pressing for -- sort of. Commissioners Steve Keen and Ray Mayo, who have been unsuccessful in convincing the rest of the board to switch to night...

State fines Cherry Hospital

Cherry Hospital is facing more than $15,000 in civil penalties after being cited by the state Department of Labor over concerns of employee safety. The citation, which was the result of an occupational safety and health inspection that began...

Last carnations: Don's Florist to close its doors after 33 years

He only had $2 in his pocket -- the little boy who walked into a local flower shop one Mother's Day. But he was determined to get something special for the woman who brought him into the world -- even...

Public record

Stolen 4-wheeler A 2004 Honda Foreman 4-wheeler was stolen Tuesday from a residential carport. Vernon Todd Bass, 41, 400 block Davis Mill Road, reported the theft to deputies saying he last saw the vehicle secure on Monday. The reported...