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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

New safety policies in place

Following the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., last year, and another recent attempted shooting, school districts across the country are taking safety measures far more seriously. Efforts are being made to anticipate crisis situations and create insurance policies to counter...

Wayne Water District opens new building

Wayne Water District, a cooperative of five sanitary districts, has completed a $2.2 million project that includes a new office on a 20-acre site at 3600 Commercial Drive. "The five districts that make up the Wayne District basically cooperate to...

Veterans will hold meeting Thursday

Wayne County Veterans Services Advisory Board members are hopeful that a "visioning" session scheduled for Thursday will help provide direction as to how the county can better serve its veterans. Wayne Peedin, the North Carolina Veterans Affairs acting director,...

'Home' makeover

The Wayne County Boys & Girls Club normally shuts down the week before the school year starts, to give staff a chance to clean up the units and prepare for a new year. This year, though, the Royall Avenue club...

Aggie Ballers Classic

Keith Petten Jr., 8, practices during halftime of one of the Aggie Ballers Classic games in the Rosewood High School gym Saturday. The Gold-Wayne Chapter of the North Carolina A&T State University Alumni Association sponsored the basketball event to...

Little Washington reunion Saturday

The 11th annual Little Washington reunion will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at H.V. Brown Park. The park, located at West Elm Street and H.V. Brown Lane, can be seen from U.S. 117 South. Refreshments...