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Monday, October 10, 2011

Students learn trade at Southern Wayne High School's Diesel Academy

DUDLEY -- Donald Forbes recalls sneaking outside as a young child to watch his father working on a truck. Now the junior at Southern Wayne High School is getting a chance to learn the same skills with an eye toward...

Crashes with deer rank high in region

It is that time of year again -- when deer become a much more common sight on county roads -- and their encounters with vehicles on local roadways increase as well. Wayne and five surrounding counties rank among the top...

Too many to save

The economy has had a rough impact on individuals across the country, but according to Vicki Falconer, director of the county's animal control services department, it has likewise had a negative impact on the lives of furry, four-legged citizens...

WCC honors two instructors with annual awards

Two Wayne Community College instructors have been honored with the college's eighth set of Distinguished Chair awards. Angela Wall, industrial systems and sustainability technology instructor, and Joanne McClave, nursing instructor, each received $5,000 to use for travel and a...

Council to discuss downtown project bid

City Council is expected to reconvene its recessed Oct. 3 meeting today to discuss the future of the Center Street streetscape project. A recommendation to reject the bids received for the project, alter the project to reduce the price...

Bell reappointed to Eastern Region Development Commission

John Bell, vice chairman of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, has been reappointed to the state's Eastern Region Development Commission. Commissioner Andy Anderson also serves on the commission that is the economic development agency for a 13-county region...