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Friday, June 24, 2011

County has a budget

A sigh was heard from the audience of tax and revaluation opponents Thursday as the Wayne County commissioners by a 4-3 vote adopted a $158 million budget and a tax rate of 70.25 cents per $100 worth of property....

School officials: Remarks untrue

Wayne County School officials refuted a claim made this week by County Commissioner Jack Best that the county schools superintendent, Dr. Steven Taylor, had requested the board extend his contract and pay him $6,500 out of teacher supplement money. The...

Relay wrapup: $512,965

The balloons signaling the start of Wayne County's Relay For Life 2011 had been released more than a month before, but the nervous excitement was still thick in the Wayne Memorial Hospital cafeteria Thursday night where team captains, chairpersons...

Doctor injured at Cherry Hospital

State Department of Health and Human Services spokesman Mark Van Sciver acknowledged today that a doctor at Cherry Hospital was injured after being attacked by a patient on June 8. He said the doctor, a psychiatrist, was taken to...

Best apologizes for comments

Wayne County Commissioner Jack Best Thursday afternoon offered a left-handed apology for comments he made Tuesday about schools superintendent Dr. Steve Taylor. Best had scolded the school board for using teacher supplements to pay bonuses for Taylor. "I want...