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More names: As the Republican field grows, it will be time to cut the weeds

Another day, another name. Rick Santorum is the latest addition to the list of people who want a chance to be the Republican nominee for president of the United States. And really, let's admit it, it is getting a...

Being there: Memorial Day ceremony needs more community attention

One of the veterans in attendance at Monday's Memorial Day ceremony got tears in his eyes when he talked about it. Other veterans have mentioned it, too. And they are all right. We do not pay enough attention to Memorial...

Remembering: Their stories are the sunlight behind colors of the flag

Their stories begin with simple facts -- small towns, loving families, a choice to serve. And for many of the men (and women) we honor today, their lives ended abruptly in a foreign land. They did not have a chance...

Passing it on: Class reunions more than just chance for a good time

We're not going to lie -- the Dillard/Goldsboro and Central/Eastern Wayne alumni sure do know how to have a good time -- and their parades are pretty epic, too. But if you think that this weekend was all about cookouts,...

More teaching: Plan to eliminate paperwork step in right direction

If you are not a teacher, you can't imagine. For every hour spent teaching, hours more are spent filing out forms, creating state and federal paperwork and satisfying a billion other reports and planning requirements. And that is just...

Milestone: It worked this time; let's not delay again

There was good news in Wayne County this week -- two new middle schools are almost ready for the finishing touches that will allow them to open this fall. And even though there was a lot of pomp and...

Up they go ... There is a mystery to rising gas prices

It is not worthy of much comment, but does it surprise anyone else that gas prices are on their way back up again? Of course, Memorial Day is a week away -- as is the official start of the...

Bravo SJAFB: Wings Over Wayne team puts on a good show

They made it look easy -- that first day of the Wings Over Wayne Air Show. It is not easy moving 100,000 people through security checkpoints efficiently and quickly while making sure they are safe and secure. It is...

Achievement: Adult High School graduates set a standard for success

There were more than a few tears in the audience at the Adult High School graduation at Wayne Community College Thursday. Some were from those watching the graduates turn their tassels -- family and friends who know just how long...

Join the fight: Don't forget to put Relay for Life into your plans

It is easy to get blinded by the roar of the Thunderbirds and the excitement of the county's first air show in a number of years. But there is another big event this week -- and one that deserves...

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