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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Legislators mull picks for speaker

With elections over and embattled state House Speaker Jim Black set to return to Raleigh in January, local legislators are beginning to consider who they want to lead them during the 2007 session. For those delegates representing Wayne and surrounding...

Tuberculosis is a concern for health officials

The number of cases of tuberculosis treated by the Wayne County Health Department more than doubled last year and Director Jim Roosen said that although reported cases have decreased in recent months, he is still concerned about the potential for...

Parkstown Parade fans restart holiday tradition

Deborah Exum is now assistant to the director at O'Berry Center, but remembers what it was like being a little girl growing up in the Parkstown area and going to the annual community Christmas parade there. "All these bands, firetrucks...

Meals on Wheels could face cuts if United Way funding is reduced

The Meals on Wheels program might have to curtail its operations if the United Way doesn't make its goal this year. The United Way of Wayne County is currently at nearly 80 percent of its $1.44 million goal -- almost...

O'Berry Center invites community to Christmas extravaganza

O'Berry Center will be transformed into a winter wonderland this week in time for the second annual community extravaganza Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. The public is invited to attend the festivities, which will feature entertainment, lights and...

Daedalian award winners announced

The 4th Fighter Wing Operations Group Commander, Col Eric L. Nelson, and the 916th Air Refueling Wing Operations Group Commander, Col Mark V. Kolleda, have announced the following Kitty Hawk Daedalian Aircrew Award winners for 2006: *4th Fighter Wing Fighter...

Public records

Accidents Steven J. Nielsen, 22, of Walnut St., was charged with DWI and speeding after a one-vehicle accident on Spence Avenue and Glenwood Trail about 5:45 a.m. Friday. Nielsen was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital for treatment....

School lunch menus

These are the menus for Wayne Public Schools for Dec 14 -- Dec. 21 Thursday -- Breakfast: cinnamon bun, Lunch: beef-a-roni with bread stick, turkey sandwich, vegetable sticks, lima beans, chilled mixed fruit, orange, garden salad. Friday -- Breakfast: blueberry...