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Archive | June, 2017

The early sharks get the minnows at Wayne Dolphins practices

Andrea Cooper talks with the younger members of the Wayne Dolphins Swim Team prior to a recent early-morning practice. The 80-member swim team gets up early to get their workouts in to prepare them for competition during the summer. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) The sounds of young people splashing in the water isn’t your […]

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Wayne’s Green Team speaks at first Glass Recycling Summit in Kansas City

Pictured at the first Glass Recycling Summit in Kansas City, Mo., are (from left) John McDonald, founder of Boulevard Brewing Co.; Brian Pugh, Waste Reduction Coordinator for City of Fayetteville, Ark.; Sandy Brown, Chair of the Wayne Green Team; and Mike Utz, President of Ripple Glass. (Contributed photo) The City of Wayne Green Team participated […]

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A week away from home fun, educational for Wayne Close-Up students

Eleven Wayne High students recently returned from a week-long educational opportunity as part of the Close-Up program. Pictured are (from left) Nate Burrows, Sean Hochstein, Jaci Torres, Ky Kenny, Maddy Stenka, Kylie Hammer, Jamie Gamble, Beau Bowers, Ryan Jaixen, Mason Lee and Brennen O’Reilly. (Contributed photo) Every summer, a group of incoming seniors from Wayne […]

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New Wayne Business Center provides option for growing in-home small businesses

George Phelps’ is working with SCORE and Wayne Area Economic Development to help launch a new small business center in the Mineshaft Mall in downtown Wayne. The new center provides low-cost office space to small businesses and in-home businesses that need space to expand. (Photo by Michael Carnes) There are a lot of small businesses […]

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Vendors, customers enjoy Wayne Farmers Market

Maria’s Tamales were a big hit during the opening evening of the Wayne Farmer’s Market on the east lawn of the Wayne County Courthouse. The market is on site Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings during the late spring, summer and early fall months. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) From its early days along Seventh Street […]

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