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Friday, March 29, 2013

Second arrest made in murder

A second arrest has been made in the October 2012 murder of 25-year-old Justin Travis Lancaster, of Dudley, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday. Shyquan Omar Lattner, 22, of 105 Ridgefield Drive, has been charged with conspiracy to commit...

Hop, hop, hop

Eric Vaughn Sr.'s Easter egg hunting tips to his children were both simple and effective. "My daddy told me to run straight ahead to the tree," said Eliana Vaughn, 7, Eric's daughter. After the whistle trilled, she did just...

County leaders worry about funding

Unfunded mandates, shifting state responsibilities onto the backs of counties and the erosion of state funding for programs like libraries and the Department of Social Services topped the concerns of Wayne County commissioners during their Thursday special session to discuss...

Cherry Hospital behind schedule

Despite a building that looks largely completed from the outside, construction of the new Cherry Hospital on West Ash Street is about four or five months behind schedule and is now not expected to be complete until the end...

Motorcycle racing set for April 6 at Busco Beach

Fast and Furious flattrack motorcycle racing returns to Busco Beach on Saturday, April 6, as part of the Southeast Motorcycle Dirt Track Racing Association Eastern N.C. race weekend doubleheader. The first event is Friday, April 5, at B and...