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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Interim director: Election will go on

It has been a tumultuous three weeks at the Wayne County Board of Elections office, culminating last Friday with the resignations of Elections Director Vickie Reed and Deputy Director Michael Barry. However, Beverly York, 60, who was named interim director...

School menus undergo face-lift

The cost of buying a school lunch is going up, with students and parents seeing healthier food choices on the menu next year. Wayne County Public Schools is aligning its efforts with the national trend, as first lady Michelle Obama...

Pipeline for plant completed

An $85 million project to build a 38-mile stretch of 20-inch natural gas transmission pipeline and additional compression facilities that will service Progress Energy's new $900 million natural gas-fired power plant has been completed. The new power plant being...

Second Air Force museum meeting more positive, officials say

The second community forum Wednesday morning concerning the city's proposed Air Force Museum showed a marked contrast from the one held the previous night, as Travel and Tourism Director Betsy Rosemann characterized the attitude of the 35 gathered at...

Museum committee eyes floor plans, renderings

Jimmie Edmundson lifts the curtain and peers out through what was once a drive-thru bank teller window. It's the first time the chairman of the Air Force Museum Citizen's Committee has been in the city's building at 2406 E....

Public record

Computer stolen from school A local elementary school was robbed earlier this week, according to employees. North Drive Elementary officials told deputies from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office that a laptop computer and other items with a total value of...