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Monday, January 28, 2013

Morning blaze

A Wayne County home went up in flames early this morning and firefighters are currently investigating just what caused the blaze. Nathaniel and Elizabeth Mitchell, of 1651 Old Mount Olive Highway, managed to get out of the house unharmed, but...

More jet noise

Wayne County residents can expect to see more low-level flying -- and hear more jet noise and loudspeaker announcements -- for the next several days as members of the 4th Fighter Wing continue to prepare for their upcoming Operational Readiness...

Wayne County Reads announces 2013 pick

The 10th annual Wayne County Reads selection will explore the Latino culture and offer a series of events and programs throughout February, organizers announced. The one-book, one-community project features the classic novel, "Bless Me, Ultima" by Rudolfo Anaya, a...

Commission to talk facilities

An hour-long discussion on a $256,000 budget amendment for renovations at the Wayne County jail last week was used by county commissioners as an opportunity to vest more authority in its facilities committee. The session was also a springboard...

Council honors 120 Eagle Scouts, longtime volunteers

MOUNT OLIVE -- More than 120 boys earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the Tuscarara Council this past year -- a council record -- and they were honored with a reception Sunday. Also, four adults active in Scouting were...