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Monday, May 28, 2012

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DUDLEY -- They had heard these particular sounds before -- a gavel striking an old wooden table; rifles being crisply maneuvered during the presentation of arms; a bugler playing taps. But when those familiar noises echoed off the walls...

Mount Olive ceremony

Richard Hansen, left, past commander of VFW Post 9959, salutes the flag held by VFW member Pete Kascsak as taps is played during Sunday's Memorial Day ceremony in Mount Olive's Maplewood Cemetery. More than 50 people attended the ceremony....

County jobless numbers decrease

The state's jobs outlook has continued to brighten for another month after a report released Friday showed unemployment rates dropped in 93 of the state's 100 counties from March to April. Wayne County's rate decreased from 8.7 percent in...

Communities in Schools seeks more funding sources

Just six months into her role as executive director of Communities in Schools for Wayne County, Selena Bennett is in the throes of getting it accredited, with an eye toward funding and expanding programs and services. She explained that...

Wayne Community College medical assistants graduate

The 16 members of the 2012 Medical Assisting class at Wayne Community College were presented their pins in a formal ceremony recently. The annual service, which includes presentation of medical assistant pins and red roses to students by the...

Postal drive collects 13,500 pounds of food

More than 13,500 pounds of food was collected during a local campaign conducted by the National Association of Letter Carriers. The campaign, co-sponsored by United Way, was part of a national effort to help fill local food banks. These charities...