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Sunday, May 17, 2009

WCC graduates receive diplomas Saturday morning

Most high school students earn their diploma in four years, not eight, and they do it by age 18, not age 32. But most high school students aren't single parents of two daughters. They don't work a nine-hour shift at...

More than 500 graduate from Wayne Community College on Friday

The parade of caps and gowns might have appeared uniform, but the array of degrees were as varied as each graduate's story at Wayne Community College's commencement Friday. Khandee James, who moved here from New Jersey with her husband and...

Former 4th commander Kwast nominated for brigadier general

Less than a year after relinquishing command of the 4th Fighter Wing, Col. Steve Kwast is set to receive his first star. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced Friday that Kwast was among those nominated by President Barack Obama for...

Local GM dealers escape cuts

GM announced last week that it would send notices Friday to 1,100 dealerships across the country, telling them that their contracts would not be renewed at the end of the year. The news came on the heels of Chrysler's cutting...

Keen land request on commissioners' agenda for Tuesday

Rezoning requests, including one from a fellow board member, will come before county commissioners when they meet Tuesday morning. In related planning issues, the board could take action on an earlier request to rename Moye Road to New Daniels Church...