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Friday, June 2, 2006

A View From The Sky - Relay for Life 2006 is a wrap

Photo for the News-Argus by Mike Dale This aerial view of the Relay for Life site shows the pattern formed by the hundreds of luminarias lit in honor of cancer survivors and in memory of those who lost their...

County continues budget work; more funding needed in several areas

Wayne County could be in violation of state law if it doesn't properly fund the operations of several county departments, managers of those departments told county commissioners Thursday at a budget work session. The state requires the Health Department and...

New Relay total is $643,000 raised to fight cancer

Some participated for their neighbors, friends, co-workers and family members -- others were surviviors themselves. All of those who supported the 17th annual Relay For Life had a story. And when the balloons were gone and the booths cleaned up,...

School facilities funding still not on list

Wayne County Manager Lee Smith's recommended budget includes proposals for everything from forest-fire control to sewage costs, but it is still missing one valuable piece of information -- the amount of money the county will spend on public schools in...

Parents are key if school bond is needed

If a bond referendum is going to be introduced to pay for school facilities, it will need public support, Board of Education members told a gathering Thursday night. In a meeting with the Community Advisory Committee, school officials discussed the...

Student facing murder charge released under bond

A Wayne County teenager charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a classmate has been released from jail under a $30,000 secured bond. Timothy W. Alston Jr., 17, of White Oak Road, was charged Monday with the murder of...

Red Cross adds guildelines to CPR procedure

The American Red Cross has changed its guidelines for performing CPR. Roberto Mendoza, health and safety coordinator, said the new guidelines come from Emergency Cardiac Care, which provides first aid and CPR information to the Red Cross, American Heart Association...

Public records

3 women robbed in beauty shop The owner of a beauty shop and two other women were robbed Thursday at gunpoint by two men, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office reported. One suspect bit the phone line in half so that...