Log in

Sign up

July 10, 2013 archives

View Archive

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Numbers in from holiday traffic watch

The Wayne County numbers are in for the Governor's Highway Safety Program Independence Day "Operation Firecracker" Campaign, which ran June 28 through July 7. Traffic stop checkpoints and random patrols throughout the county, 94 to be exact, resulted in 25...

Getting ready to open

Harris Teeter stockers are busy getting products on the shelves as final preparations begin for opening day at the area's newest grocery store. Construction on the 53,000-square-foot facility began in the fall of 2012, with the first business day...

Airman facing charges of rape

The court-martial proceedings against Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Tech Sgt. Floyd M. Jeter continued Tuesday with opening statements, as well as the testimony of the two women accusing the F-15E Strike Eagle maintainer of rape. The women, whose...

Red Cross honors volunteers

The Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross recently gave its annual awards to volunteers that exceeded expectations. "They receive the award for going the extra mile," Tammy Forrester, Chapter CEO for Wayne, Greene and Lenoir counties. "They're...

Debut event nets funds for animal charities

The Wayne County Humane Society will use a $4,000 donation from the Heritage Dance Foundation for its spay and neuter program. The Foundation also has donated 1,000 pounds of dog food for the Humane Society's pet food pantry. "That...

Crime of the Week

On July 2, the resident of 1004--B Slaughter Street reported that while inside her residence that morning, at approximately 5:25 a.m. she was awakened by one known suspect and three unknown suspects breaking into her home. According to the...

Donors make trip possible

Wayne County Public Schools students do well in local and regional competitions and often go on to regional and state contests. When it comes time to advance to the national level, though, that can get costly. The district currently pays...