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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Group tries to keep Operation Santa alive

Operation Santa Claus will continue this holiday season, despite a flagging economy that has long threatened the Mental Health Association in Wayne County. The 13-member board is working to sustain elements of the program, Emily Peacock, board president, said late...

No leads in local shooting

It has been seven weeks since law enforcement officers found Justin Travis Lancaster lying shot to death in the middle of Linen Lane. Since then, there have been two candlelight vigils held at the scene by the 25-year-old's family and...

Man holds up store on Spence early today

A man robbed the Hasty Mart at 900 N. Spence Ave. just before 2 a.m. today, getting away with an unknown amount of cash. The robber was described as a white man driving a blue Chevrolet Lumina. According to...

Cookie day: special gifts for airmen

Joshua Howard looked puzzled. "Five," he said, placing a cookie in the small plastic container in his right hand. "Wait. Six. No. Five." The little boy stepped away from the table and started counting the contents of the box with...

Wayne Community College students earn scholarships

Three students from Wayne Community College have been added to the list of recipients of fall semester scholarships through the Golden LEAF Scholarship program for the N.C. Community College System. The recipients are Thomas Larry and Paula Cox, from...