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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Rescued dogs sent to shelters

A Rockingham County judge Wednesday awarded custody of the more than 100 animals seized from a Reidsville couple's home, including about 60 Wayne County dogs, to the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office. Thomas and Amber Adkins of Reidsville each face...

Wayne Country Day School student named scholarship semifinalist

A Romanian-born senior at Wayne Country Day School who takes tae kwon do, speaks four languages and plans to apply to 12 colleges, has been named a semifinalist in the annual National Merit Scholarship program. Ama Zbarcea, 17, is one...

One-stop voting begins at three sites across county

People were standing in line at 8 a.m. this morning at the Wayne County Public Library on East Ash Street to be among the first to cast early one-stop votes. By 9 a.m. 75 people had voted. It was a...

Rosewood students sew quilts for children

Thanks to students at Rosewood Middle School, things will be a little warmer at Wayne Uplift Resource Association this winter. As part of a class project, students in Darlene DeBruine's family and consumer science class made 12 quilts that they...

Princeton approves tax cuts for new builders

PRINCETON-- The Princeton Board of Commissioners voted earlier this month to accept a proposal to offer tax incentives for residential and commercial homeowners. Under the proposal, people looking to build a new home in the town's new areas of...

'Water watchers' are on fall ballot

For Soil and Water Conservation District supervisor candidates, the general election on Nov. 2 isn't about flashy campaign signs, harsh political rhetoric or hot-button issues. It is simply about clean water. Once again this year, the only candidates are...