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Friday, June 8, 2007

Summer starts for Wayne students

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Northwest Elementary first-grader Jeremiah Williams gets a big hug from Principal Alex Wingate as he leaves school for summer vacation Thursday. Wayne County finished up their school days for the year Thursday and are not due back...

Wayne Commissioners get a school-eye view

Usually when the county Board of Commissioners and Board of Education get together, it is to talk about facilities and what is needed in terms of new construction and renovation. On Thursday, the two entities sat down for a different...

Graduates will turn tassels at ceremonies across the county

School's out for summer. Private schools finished up last month, while public school students have been busily completing end-of-grade tests and end-of-course exams. This week has been filled with field days, award ceremonies, and report card distribution at the elementary...

Fremont library branch earns reprieve

The Fremont library has gotten a new lease on life -- at least temporarily. The library, which was scheduled to close at the end of the month because of limited use and code violations, will remain open until October thanks...

Public record

Investigations The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating these reports: *Tammy Summerlin Williford of Big Daddy Road, Pikeville, told detectives around 9 p.m. Thursday that somebody shot her dog at a residence on West Old Fort Road. The dog, valued...

Free fans available for seniors

Wayne County Services on Aging is kicking off its heat relief program. Every year, said information and assistance coordinator Nancy Gendreau, her agency gives away at least 25 fans to people in need of a cooling breeze. "We have people...

Dillard Middle School awarded $5,988 grant

Dillard Middle School has been awarded a $5,988 grant for the purchase of biotechnology-related equipment, supplies and teaching materials. The 2007-2008 North Carolina Biotechnology Education Mini-Grant affords the school the opportunity to develop new courses or programs and to enhance...