Wayne America

Archive | December, 2017

Sokol receives Armstrong Education Scholarship

Providence Medical Center Foundation President, Sandra Bartling, has announced the 2017 recipient of the Marjorie L. Armstrong Education Scholarship. This year’s scholarship winner is Lexi Sokol of Wayne, currently in her second year of the Physical Therapy Assistant program at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. Lexi Sokol Sokol graduated from Wayne High School in 2015 […]

Continue Reading

WEB Holiday Daughter Dance goes “To The Moon And Back”

Wayne Elementary Boosters went “To The Moon And Back” for the fourth-annual Holiday Daughter Dance this past Friday at the elementary school. More than 300 people made it the biggest turnout in the event’s four-year history and raised $5,300 to support students and staff at the school. WEB sold 312 tickets and had support from […]

Continue Reading

LONG LIVE THE KING — Wayne’s “Diamond King” ready to leave his throne

Randy Pedersen has been selling diamonds in Wayne for almost 40 years, but the self-proclaimed “Diamond King” is ready to retire and will soon be closing The Diamond Center in downtown Wayne. (Photo by Michael Carnes) Never mind the old saying — Randy Pedersen has shown that you CAN go home again. The 69-year-old jeweler […]

Continue Reading