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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Waiting for first flakes

Snow plows were being attached to trucks and the brine solution readied this morning as Wayne County and the rest of the central part of the state were bracing for the first winter storm of the season that could drop...

Sheriffs talk to worried groups

Sheriff Carey Winders was among the three sheriffs invited to Zebulon by the Moccasin Creek Minutemen Wednesday to discuss the potential fallout from President Obama's announcement of 23 executive orders related to gun control. Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harris and...

Veterans need help with care packages

They were neatly packaged and sent overseas -- the simple offerings donated by members of a community that prides itself on standing behind the men and women living within it who wear the nation's uniform. Audie Brown was among...

Closings planned for Martin Luther King Day

Local, state and federal offices, along with banks and the post office, will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Wayne Community College and Wayne County Public Schools are closed, too. Wayne County offices, the...

Chamber marks successful year; eyes 2013 goals

Outgoing Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Chairman John Richards characterized 2012 as a year of transition Tuesday night, and indeed it was for the membership organization. Speaking at the Chamber's annual banquet at the Walnut Creek Country Club, Richards...