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Thursday, September 20, 2012

College kicks off fundraising drive

Wayne Community College kicked off its annual internal fundraising campaign for the Wayne Community College Foundation on Wednesday afternoon and recognized two instructors with Distinguished Chair awards. Fe Finch, foreign language instructor in the language and communication department, and Tammy...

Account of country club party draws ire

A story published Tuesday, Sept. 11, said that a party at the club on the previous Saturday night allegedly involved a gun and that there were reports of gunfire. Walnut Creek officials, who were not present at the party, maintain...

Pastor planning walk for 'prayer'

God belongs in this city, just as much as, if not more than, drugs, crime and gang violence, Terry Jones says. The concept is more than a fervent wish, though. It's a movement. And on Saturday, the "God Belongs In...

Couple to face murder charge

A couple charged with murdering the man's sister have been indicted by the Wayne County Grand Jury. Jurors found there was sufficient evidence to proceed with first-degree murder charges against Gary Arthur Metzger, 55, and his wife, Ann Metzger,...

County votes to reject wind farm

A proposed eastern North Carolina wind turbine project threatens not only the mission of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, but the region's other military installations. That was the consensus Tuesday morning of Wayne County commissioners, who will draft a resolution...

Nuisance violators could face penalties in Fremont

FREMONT -- The Fremont Town Board discussed making it easier for the town to crack down on habitual violators of its nuisance ordinance Tuesday night at Town Hall, as board members considered whether to strengthen the ordinance to keep...

Commissioners named to state association

Two Wayne County commissioners have been appointed to committees by the National Association of Counties. District 5 Commissioner Bud Gray has been named to the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Steering Committee and District 4 Commissioner Steve Keen to the...

Public record

Knife in school Officials at Tommy's Road Elementary School were notified Tuesday that one of their students had a knife. Reports made by students to a bus driver, and later by a parent of a student to the school, resulted...

916th commander to officially take post

Members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing will formally welcome their newest leader Sunday morning during a ceremony on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. And Col. Gregory Gilmour, a seasoned aviator who has logged more than 4,000 flight hours in...