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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Board certifies election results

It took less than 15 minutes Tuesday morning for the Wayne County Board of Elections to certify the results of last week's municipal and sanitary district elections that included upset wins by write-in candidates in Pikeville. The vote canvass...

Call for turkeys

The food boxes will be packed Monday and will be distributed on Nov. 22. The base's first sergeants are spearheading Team Seymour Operation Warm Heart and have been working with the base squadrons to collect the food for the families....

Mount Olive town board backs hospital

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive town board voted unanimously Tuesday night to support a resolution drafted by the Wayne County Board of Commissioners backing Wayne Memorial Hospital in its contract negotiations with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield....

Man, 31, sought in robberies

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is searching for Kent Robert Gilbert II, 31, of LaGrange, on charges of breaking and entering and possession of stolen firearms. Gilbert, whose address is listed as 153 Old Jason Road, is wanted in...

Medical community recognizes Dr. Tayloe

Local pediatrician, Dr. David Tayloe, recently received the T. Reginald Harris Memorial Award during the N.C. Medical Society's fall meeting. This is the 15th year for the award, given by The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence in honor of...

Wayne Community College retains its title of 'military friendly'

Wayne Community College has been named a "Military Friendly School" for the fourth year. The Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military members,...

Holiday Art Market opens Thursday

If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind Christmas present this year or just want something for yourself, the Holiday Art Market is sure to have it. It's a version of the Arts Council of Wayne County's year-round Art Market, but...

Fremont panel forwards list to board

FREMONT -- The Fremont Small Town Economic Prosperity grant committee voted Tuesday night to forward its projects proposal to the Town Board of Aldermen. The town board will review the proposals for how the committee plans to spend the $100,000...

Local churches give $73,000 to Mount Olive College

During a dinner held recently at Mount Olive College, more than 192 people from across Wayne County -- all members of the Free Will Baptist denomination -- gave $100 or more to further the goal of secondary education. Altogether,...