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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Pikeville board adds $200 fee to game machines

PIKEVILLE -- The Pikeville Town Board approved an annual $200 per machine tax on Internet sweepstakes game machines at its meeting Monday night. The fee will become fully effective next July. Until then it will be pro-rated. The tax...

Hospital calls foul on BCBS decision

Offensive. That was how Wayne Memorial Hospital President Bill Paugh summed up Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina's public announcement Thursday that it would cut ties with the hospital. "I really find it offensive that Blue Cross...

Commissioners, Mount Olive meet, discuss highways, library

MOUNT OLIVE -- As part of the Wayne County commissioners' aim to meet with the leaders of all of the county's seven municipalities, the commissioners met with the Mount Olive Town Board on Monday night to discuss the town's...

School board to fund resource officers

The Wayne County Board of Education voted Monday night to increase funding of school resource officers, announced it is moving forward on selecting an architect for proposed facilities projects and suggested the need for the district to hire a project...