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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Schools: Another on paid leave

A second employee of the Wayne County Public Schools has been placed on administrative leave with pay during an investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation, school officials have announced. The district initially reported last week that Sprunt Hill,...

Wet winter weather worrisome

Nearly a foot of rain has fallen on Wayne County in the past two months, which has kept farmers from finishing up their 2009 harvesting. And forecasters say they expect the winter to bring even more rain. The recent...

Tayloe focusing on flu death rate

Dr. Dave Tayloe wrapped up a whirlwind year as president of the American Academy of Pediatrics in October, but his crusades for the youngest segment of the population will continue. Tayloe has returned to the practice he founded in...

Getting rid of that used tree

As the holiday season comes to an end, thousands of Wayne County households will begin packing away Christmas decorations to be used next year. But those who made sure a fresh tree was part of their 2009 display will...

Public record

Teen found dead A 19-year-old Slaughter Street man was found dead at his home Sunday by a 37-year-old woman who lives with him, according to a police report. Jamil McKenzie, 19, was found at 1113 Slaughter Street around 11 a.m....