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Friday, September 6, 2013

Library project off and running

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday established a $300,000 capital project ordinance for the Mount Olive Steele Memorial Library project. The board also approved initial contracts of $70,000 for demolition and $65,000 for design and engineering with the design/build team of...

Session wrap-up

Party-line differences on issues like Medicaid, health care and whether or not education funding increased or decreased during the recent state legislative session were clearly visible Thursday among Wayne County's five-member legislative delegation. However, they said that when it...

Kinston man, 44, gets porn time

WILMINGTON -- A Kinston man has been sentenced to 78 months in prison and fined $10,000 after being found guilty of child pornography. William Walter Barker, 44, had been charged with one count of receipt of child pornography last...

Fremont assured of state grants

FREMONT -- Word came down from a North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center representative Wednesday that the town of Fremont's NC Small Town Economic Prosperity grant funding is safe and the town will have access to the full amount...

Arts Council receives three grants for programs

The Arts Council of Wayne County has received grants from the North Carolina Arts Council for art programs here. North Drive Elementary School also received a grant for an artist residency. Arts Council Director Sarah Merritt said the council received...