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Monday, April 13, 2009

WATCH van gets $150,000 revamp

Wayne Action Teams for Community Health, WATCH, will use a $150,000 grant from the state to revamp the interior of the patient mobile unit. Sissy Lee-Elmore, executive director of the program that serves uninsured and underinsured citizens of Wayne County,...

Best: Put bosses back in classes

If the county school system has so many administrators and guidance counselors that it requires closing half of a school to house them, then perhaps they could be utilized to help tutor students in the lower grades, Commissioner Jack...

Seeing double times three

The Wayne County Junior Livestock Show and Sale will feature plenty of animals rounding the pen when it opens its doors Wednesday and Thursday. But it also will have an abundance of brothers -- twin brothers. Three sets of identical...

April bloodmobile schedule

The April Bloodmobile schedule for the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross: Tuesday -- Red Cross chapter, 600 N. George St., from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday -- Eureka United Methodist Church from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday...

Technology students win awards

Students from three area schools recently participated in the 30th annual North Carolina Technology Student Association state conference in Greensboro, bringing home several trophies and awards. Norwayne and Eastern Wayne middle schools, and Eastern Wayne High competed against 700...

Local veteran will serve as grand marshal

Local veteran Bill Carr got a phone call a few weeks ago that left him "humbled." It was the mayor of his hometown -- Lynn Haven, Fla. -- asking the retired Marine to be the grand marshal in the town's...