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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Neighborhood fight ends with shots fired

A dispute over a dirt road in Dudley Wednesday resulted in one man being shot and another arrested. Wayne County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested 51-year-old Clifton Elps, of 126 Holloman Lane, charging him with assault with a deadly weapon with...

Disability Awareness Walk

Walkers enjoy the beautiful weather Wednesday during the 17th annual Hal K. Plonk Disability Awareness Walk sponsored by the Mayor's Committee for Persons with Disabilities. More than 450 people participated in the walk, which began and ended at St....

A farewell to heroes

Their names are etched in stone at the memorial site. The dates and circumstances of their deaths are etched in the minds of the men and women with whom they served. Their memories are alive in the hearts of...

Leaders uniting to save Aycock

Wayne County commissioners are asking that state budget cuts spare the Charles B. Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site even as they are sharpening their own budget ax. Commissioners by a 7-0 vote Tuesday night approved a resolution petitioning the state...

916th gets word: 'Excellent' on ORI

Not to be upstaged by their active duty counterparts, members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing learned Wednesday that they, too, had received an "Excellent" on an inspection designed to test their ability to complete wartime missions. Seymour Johnson Air...