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Monday, November 7, 2011

A trophy for Coach Les

MOUNT OLIVE -- Kevin Getchell lowers his head and pulls his hat down over his face when the tears start falling. It's not like him to show this kind of emotion in front of his players. It's only happened once...

Clinic offers dental care for patients at low cost

Wayne County employs a dentist. And although the more than $130,000 salary is on the books, federal and state funds allow the program to help local needy families get the care they need, county officials said. The Wayne County Health...

Food activist working to help others eat better

Kebreeya Lewis never envisioned herself as a trailblazer when she made the personal choice two years ago to start eating healthier. And yet the 17-year-old senior at Wayne School of Engineering has done just that -- working with several...

Caucus sets its sights on issues

The fledgling African American Caucus-Wayne County Democratic Party (AAC-WCDP) has grown from an initial membership of 12 when it formed on May 19 to 154 members this month on its way to a goal of 500 members by the end...

Red Cross names development director

Tammy Forrester, who has served as health and safety director for the Wayne/Lenoir Chapter of American Red Cross, has been named director of development for the chapter. Forrester's Red Cross career began in December 2006, when she was named Wayne...

Volunteer opens doors to magic of reading, books

Her passion for the classroom began in science. But now, retired chemistry and physics teacher Sue Potter's mission is simple: To make sure children at the Boys & Girls Club of Wayne County experiment with the magic of reading. And...