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Monday, December 17, 2012

Foreman wins contest

Leonard Person, right-of-way crew foreman for Tri-County Electric Membership Corp. at Dudley, last month captured his third first-place finish in the North Carolina's electric cooperatives' statewide Pole Top Rescue Competition. Person, a seven-time participant in the event, set a...

Tea for the holidays

Mariyah Cobb, 6, right, sings Christmas carols alongside other children during "A Christmas Tea" at the Herman Park Center Saturday. The event, which was sponsored by O & H Winter Carnival, included games, food and a visit from Santa,...

Busiest day

Mail carrier Leon Johnson loads up his vehicle this morning at the Main Post Office on William Street. Today is expected to be the busiest day for the Postal Service, with thousands of packages to be delivered in time...

Progress Energy will move more large equipment

Motorists on some southern and western Wayne County roads found Friday's traffic moving very slowly and were forced to detour to get to their destinations. A similar, but less taxing delay can be expected Tuesday. The slowdowns are the...

County will eye rules for mobile homes

Wayne County commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a request to eliminate age restrictions on mobile homes in the county. The hearing will get begin at 9:15 a.m. in the commissioners' meeting room on the fourth floor...