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Monday, August 22, 2011

WATCH calling for help

WATCH, or Wayne Action Teams for Community Health, is in need of volunteers. The service, which sponsors a medical van that canvasses the county each week providing health care for people without insurance, has grown since it was first...

Thoroughfare VFD marks 50th anniversary Sunday

The Thoroughfare Volunteer Fire Department celebrated its 50th anniversary Sunday. The department started in 1961 as a group of local farmers meeting in a barn. It now has a modern facility manned by trained volunteers. The department was created...

Remembering 9/11, one step at a time

GREENSBORO -- Denise Jones tried to hold back her emotions when a group of airmen came into view. But as the formation made its way down her street and past her home, tears started falling. "Every time I see service...

Bone marrow registration drive Thursday at mall

A bone marrow registration drive will be held Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. at center court in the Berkeley Mall. The drive, sponsored by the Be the Match Registry, is seeking donors willing to help patients with life-threatening diseases...