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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Snowstorm did not cause hospital problems

Hospitals never close, not even when the weather is bad. So when Wayne County was pounded by snow over the weekend, every effort was made to ensure medical services offered by Wayne Memorial Hospital remained intact. As it turned...

Schools focus on reading, math

Reading and math -- the chief components of the state's end-of-grade tests -- are in many ways the backbone of education in the Wayne County Public Schools. And as mandates and teaching methods change, local educators are preparing to...

I'm melting ...

Snowmen on Mulberry Street start leaning as temperatures rise Tuesday. Snowmen are starting to melt and roads are almost clear as higher temperatures melt the white powder that dumped on the county over the weekend. Today will be mostly sunny,...

Holiday closing schedule announced

Local, state and federal offices will be closed Friday for the New Year's Day holiday. The Postal Service will be closed New Year's Day. Banks will not close for the holiday. Mt. Olive Pickle Co.'s 12th annual Pickle Drop...

Public record

Cold cut case A Dudley man filled out a police report with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for a breaking and entering that occurred at his home. According to the report, a suspect entered the home through a rear window....

The big snow, from your eyes

With Wayne County receiving upward of 10 inches in many places -- the most snow in recent memory, and certainly one of the largest Christmas snowfalls ever -- people across the county took advantage of the winter wonderland to go...

Literacy Connections offering individual tutoring to struggling adults

Literacy Connections of Wayne County teaches adults basic reading, writing and English language skills through individual tutoring offered by trained volunteers. The adult learners range in ability from pre-readers to below the eighth-grade level. At Literacy Connections educational practices...