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Monday, October 15, 2012

Man, 71, dies in collision with car

DUDLEY -- A Dudley man died Sunday after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing U.S. 117 Alternate South, just north of Outlaw Road, according to Highway Patrol reports. Wilbert Filmore Jones, 71, attempted to walk across the two-lane...

One-stop voting to start

One-stop voting for the Nov. 6 general election begins Thursday and will continue through Saturday, Nov. 3. It also includes Sunday, Oct. 28. The hours will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and on Saturday, Oct. 27,...

Expert is examining bone find

Human bones unearthed last month by a work crew appear to have been buried for a "long, long time," an official with the state medical examiner's office said Friday. Wayne County Sheriff's Office Major Tom Effler said there was...

Still Superman

DUDLEY -- Isaiah Henderson is teaching the Brogden Middle School community about compassion and generosity. The 13-year-old eighth-grader just wants to be a "regular kid," but he is also keenly aware of the importance of living life to the fullest...

State takes aim at ending copper thefts

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning will be briefed on a new law aimed at making it more difficult for people to sell stolen metals, particularly copper. Copper thefts have become a major problem in the county, with thieves stripping copper...

Wayne Community College recognized as military friendly

Wayne Community College has been named a "Military Friendly School" for the third year. The Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military...

U.S. Cellular opening new location

A week will separate the openings of two adjoining businesses on Berkeley Boulevard, with U.S. Cellular announcing that it will open its retail store today -- seven days before Olive Garden next door will begin serving customers. The store...

Wayne County's distinguished young women receive scholarships

Molly Glover was named Distinguished Young Woman of Wayne County 2013 on recently as 13 senior girls from Wayne County competed for a share of $8,000 in cash scholarships. Miss Glover received a total of $3,450 in cash scholarship...

Park plans scary ride to mark Halloween

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Zombies, ghouls and maniacal murderers will be on the loose at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park Oct. 27 as visitors brave the debut of the Campground Chaos Hayride. In past years, the Cliffs has had a...