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Friday, August 17, 2012

WCC announces new fall enrollment

Fall semester at Wayne Community College kicked off Thursday, with enrollment figures comparable to last year at this time, officials said. College credit students for the first day totaled 3,748, but are expected to increase after another round of...

Discovery of asbestos slows library

MOUNT OLIVE -- The discovery of asbestos in the old Belk department store building has temporarily delayed progress on a new regional library that would be built there to serve all of southern Wayne County. A $3.5 million budget...

Seymour Johnson AFB runway repairs continuing

Something has been missing from Wayne County skies for the past few days -- birds of a different sort that are typically seen ripping through the clouds more often than not. But for the men and women who command...

Police hunt for missing woman

MOUNT OLIVE -- Rumors police have found the scooter a local woman was driving when she went missing on Feb. 22 are not true, police Capt. Tommy Brown said this week. Patricia Ann "Trish" Lalonde, 43, was riding a yellow...

Public record

Dudley break-in While in the process of moving out of a rental property, Jessica Shamone Morrisey, 23, of Dudley discovered she'd been robbed. More than $1,000 worth stolen property was reported when Morrisey returned to the home and found missing...

Drivers say Center Street detour confusing

Turning the wrong way on the Center Street circle and jumping barricades to avoid the detour caused by construction there will cost you, local drivers found out this week. A high volume of traffic citations handed out downtown by...