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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Officials prepare for closer look at vote

Wayne County Board of Elections officials this morning said they do not expect any surprises this Friday when they canvass last week's historic election that gave Republicans control of the county commission for the first time since Reconstruction. However,...

It's almost that time

Tony Martin uses a trimmer to shape up some of the Christmas trees on the Beautancus Tree Farm. The farm, one of the largest in the area, is set to open in a few days. Many Wayne County area residents...

Driver crashes into N.C. trooper

A Goldsboro man, fleeing from Duplin County sheriff's deputies Monday, crossed into Sampson County and wound up hitting a state Highway Patrol cruiser before crashing into a light pole. State troopers arrested Tari Antwan Raspberry of 806 N. Taylor St.,...

Boys & Girls Club receives surprise award

FREMONT -- The Northern Wayne Boys & Girls Club recently received an unexpected award from the national Boys & Girls Club organization in recognition of its community service efforts. "We do cards to the rest homes on all the...

Reading rules getting stricter

Third grade has always been a pivotal year for students, but now even more so as new legislation imposes more stringent guidelines for reading. Legislation for the Excellent Public Schools Act does not go into effect until the 2013-14 school...