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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Facilities director sets sights on savings

There is no such thing as a typical day for Sue Farmer, the county's new facilities services director, and her staff -- particularly in light of today's economy. They could be cutting keys one minute and working on a...

New year's welcome: Wayne County residents still planning to party until it's 2009

Linda and Sammy Smith of the Coker's Mill community in Wayne County used to take advantage of a local motel's room and breakfast special and go out dancing to celebrate New Year's Eve. But over the years, their tradition for...

New agent eager to get her hands dirty in field again

Wayne County's new horticulture extension agent Karen Bussey says she is glad to be moving from the laboratory into the garden. Miss Bussey is replacing Jessica Hyatt, who left the Cooperative Extension Service in August to become a teacher. Miss...

Deadline nears for uninsured crop protection

Growers of uninsured crops have until Friday to apply for risk protection coverage through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program for 2009. NAP, a federally funded insurance program, provides coverage for producers affected by natural disasters. NAP coverage requires...