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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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New job in familiar setting for recent Chamber staff addition

Abby Schademann is back in a familiar place as the new marketing and events director for Wayne Area Chamber and Economic Development. The Columbus native interned at the Chamber office and worked at Wayne State College before assuming the new job recently. (Photo by Michael Carnes) When Abby Schademann first started her college education at […]

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Father-Daughter Dance set for Dec. 8 at Wayne Elementary

The Wayne Elementary Boosters (WEB) are hosting a journey “To the Moon and Back” at the fourth-annual Holiday Daughter Dance for the elementary school girls in Wayne and their fathers and father-figures. The dance is set for Friday, Dec. 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Wayne Elementary School. Tickets go on sale at Wayne Elementary […]

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WayneAmerica.com Student of the Week — 11/21/2017

WayneAmerica.com is proud to announce our Student of the Week for this week — Aubrey Duerst, a kindergartner at Wayne Elementary School. Aubrey is the daughter of Travis and Emily Duerst, and was nominated by her teacher, Lisa Meyer. Accoridng to Meyer’s nomination, Aubrey is a very kind girl who helps her classmates out without […]

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