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Thursday, November 4, 2010

County stars will dance for schools

Debbie Grady's role as an educator might soon be coming to end -- she retires Dec. 1. But that doesn't mean her efforts to replenish the county's teaching pools will stop. For the past six years, she has served as...

County's schedule of values gets OK

Wayne County's new schedule of real property values were approved by commissioners Tuesday morning following a brief public hearing during which a Dudley man questioned whether board members knew what they were doing. Jim Barnwell of Dudley said he and...

Face to face

Cody Ezzell, 1, and Digger, a bull mastiff, came face to face at the weekend gathering to break ground for the Stoney Creek Dog Park. Although Digger probably weighs 100 pounds more than Cody, he keeps a kindly eye on...

Commissioner raises concerns about roads

Questions were raised Tuesday morning about the need and potential economic harm of proposed access management improvements along U.S. 70, particularly on the section of highway between William Street and Wayne Memorial Drive. The questions led to back-and-forth maneuvering between...

WAGES to hold clothing giveaway

The WAGES Community Services Self-Sufficiency Project will hold a clothing giveaway on Friday, Nov. 12, at the WAGES Multi-Purpose Room at 601 E. Royall Ave. The giveaway will start at 10 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. It is designed...

Several unopposed candidates also will be taking or returning to office

Now that the dust from Tuesday's elections has settled and the night's winners and losers have been sorted out, there are some candidates still standing who received 100 percent -- or nearly 100 percent -- of their races' votes....

Video conferencing system likely to help relieve congestion in courts

The hardware for a high-tech communication system that will allow Wayne County court officials to handle routine hearings for inmates without moving them from the county jail is currently being installed and the system is expected to be online...