Thursday was the deadline for Wayne residents to file for election to local and county boards, and a four-person race has shaped up for the race to see who the next mayor of Wayne will be. Two-term mayor Ken Chamberlain announced late in 2017 that he was not seeking a third term, ending his 12 […]
Changes are on the horizon at the Wayne City Library. Mike talks with longtime Wayne City Library Director Lauran Lofgren, who is retiring at the end of the month, along with new directgor Heather Headley and new Youth Services Librarian Kim Warner about the changes coming up at the library.
Got an old computer, TV or video game system that you’ve been meaning to take to the dump? Don’t do that — take it to the electronics recycling collection that is being held by the Wayne Green Team on Saturday. Sandy Brown of the Wayne Green Team talks about this weekend’s recycling effort at the […]
The Wayne Green Team invites the community to participate in the annual fall electronics recycling event Saturday, Sept. 23 on the north side of Third Street between Lincoln and Pearl streets, next to the Wayne City Hall parking lot. The event runs from 8-11 a.m., or until the truck fills up, so be sure to […]
On this week’s edition of Voice of Wayne America, Mike sits down with the Wayne’s new city administrator, Wes Blecke, and the new executive director of Wayne Area Chamber and Economic Development, Luke Virgil, to talk about their new jobs and their experiences in economic development and city administration.
Sandy Brown of the Wayne Green Team and Wayne Mayor Ken Chamberlain show off two of the new bins that the city received as part of a recent grant to help with recycling efforts in the community. (Photo by Michael Carnes) The Wayne Green Team is leaving a black and blue mark on the city’s […]
When the city installed a new water tower in town in the 1980’s, then-resident Lyle George talked the City Council into painting “Wayne America” on the tower and it has remained there to this day. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Wayne America. If you’ve been in this community longer than 90 seconds, you have no […]
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 […]
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 […]
The City of Wayne has a new city administrator, as Wes Blecke was approved by the Wayne City Council as the new City Administrator, replacing the retiring Lowell Johnson. Mike sits down with Wes to talk about how his years working as a city administrator in Ashland and as executive director of Wayne Area Economic […]