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Two town employees are back at work

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Later move-in anticipated at town hall
Inside work continues on facility
These photos of overgrown weeds, shrubs, and small trees covering headstones were taken at Maplewood Cemetery. Mayor Ken Talton and town officials are getting complaints about conditions like this and at Carver Cemetery.
Town hires tree removal firm
Will clean up town cemeteries
Income tax deadline changed to Apr. 18
Holiday in nation's capital causes change
New members of Wayne Community College's Upsilon Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society hold lit candles representing the torch of knowledge while repeating the society's pledge during a video induction ceremony.
Local students inducted into PTK
Virtual induction ceremony was Dec. 6, 2021
The graduates of Wayne Community College's 79th Basic Law Enforcement Training academy, from left, Johnathan Buckrham, Paige Davis, Adam Reyes, Michael Koh, Courtney Craig and Chase Thompson.
Group survives rigors of BLET academy
Dudley's Craig, Calypso's Koh and Mount Olive's Reyes among graduates
Albritton Park is the main sports facility in Calypso that needs a little bit of cleaning up, according to town commissioners during their most recent meeting.
Calypso residents eligible for water, sewer services
Residents ask commissioners to clean up Albritton Park, visit concerns about speeders on Fourth Street
From the Opinion pages

Like oil and water

In upstate New York, Council Rock Primary School Principal Matt Tappon declared that his students wouldn’t be singing “Jingle Bells” this past Christmas because it is potentially …