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Monday, September 2, 2013

Southern Belle closes

sherring@newsargus.com MOUNT OLIVE -- They came by the hundreds Sunday, filling the Southern Belle Restaurant -- the line of people waiting for lunch and a chance to be a part of history. They weren't deterred by what at times was...

Missed Direction: Keeping the danger out of the schools

Some kids come to school with more than just backpacks. Some bring hunger. Some bring neglect. Others bring abuse. Many carry with them the invisible scars of street violence. For public school students in Wayne County, the degrees of separation...

Missed Direction: The other choice

Marissa Davis will always be bound to the projects -- to the little girl who peeked around corners to catch a glimpse of card games, drinking and drugs. She will always be the daughter of a single mother -- of...

Commissioners town meetings

Wayne County's Board of Commissioners has set up a series of meetings with leaders from the county's seven municipalities. The schedule is: * Fremont, Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Lane Tree Golf Club * Mount Olive, Monday, Sept....

Legislators will discuss recent session at chamber breakfast

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce will hold a legislative wrap-up breakfast Thursday at the Lane Tree Golf Club. All five members of the county's delegation to the General Assembly are expected to attend: Sens. Louis Pate and Don Davis...

Missed Direction: Boys from the 'hood

He might have thrown himself onto the floor had the bullet that passed through his thigh not already knocked him off his feet. He might have cradled his head in his arms to protect himself from the debris exploding across...