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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Salvation Army is looking for site for its annual Christmas distribution

Although it's just September, the Salvation Army has already started its Christmas planning. A big part of that is finding a place to sort through items purchased through the Angel Tree program and to hold distribution of the items to...

Charges dropped against coach

Cyberstalking charges filed against Mount Olive College Track Coach Matt Van Lierop by a former track athlete have been dismissed. According to the Wayne County Clerk of Court's office, the charges were dropped Thursday at the request of the...

Minister speaks after visit to board

A volunteer with the county's free adult literacy program Tuesday morning chastised Wayne County commissioners not for budget cuts to the program, but for what he called the demeaning way that some commissioners treat county employees and the public. "I...

Ex-officer charged after shots are fired

A former Fremont police officer has been charged in connection with a Saturday night shooting. Wayne County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested William Earl Boseman Jr., 24, of 201 King James Way, Pikeville, Monday on charges of discharging a firearm into...

Commission approves buying land for school

Wayne County commissioners Tuesday morning agreed to allow the Board of Education to proceed with the purchase of a 35.449-acre site for a new Spring Creek Middle School. The school board paid $2,500 for an option on the property...

Keen chosen for national panel

Wayne County Commission Chairman Steve Keen has been appointed to the National Association of Counties Transportation Steering Committee for the 2013-2014 term. The committee will focus on establishing the Association's transportation goals and policy priorities. Steering committee members play...