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Bronco rolling off Wayne’s Ford Assembly line again

By Sarah Shurge – In 1965 the Ford Bronco was first introduced as a 1966 model. These models were built at the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant here in Wayne. For 30 years the Bronco continued production in Wayne until 1996. Now, after a 25 year absence, the Bronco is back. The...
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Welcome Deborah Wass as newest council member

By Sarah Shurge – On Tuesday, June 29th, the vacant seat on city council was filled by Deborah Wass. With unanimous yeses across the board, the motion carried and Wass was voted in. Wass was officially sworn in after the council meeting. Wass is a long-standing resident of...
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New homes coming to Kiwanis Park

By Sarah Shurge – If you’ve driven down Howe Road within the last few weeks, or live near Kiwanis Park, you’ve probably noticed some changes happening. Infinity Homes & Co has purchased the land that was Kiwanis Park and on-site work began within the last couple of...
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Wayne remembers…

By Sarah Shurge – “People always say ‘Happy Memorial Day’ but is it supposed to be happy? Or is it supposed to be thoughtful?” said Jim Hart, Staff Sergeant, United States Army, Veteran, and featured speaker of the Memorial Day ceremony. “It’s supposed to be thoughtful, not...
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WMHS seniors prepare for graduation

By Sarah Shurge – As the school year comes to an end, it’s an exciting time for seniors with prom, graduation, summer, and then the start of their next adventure, college. “Honestly, it feels amazing,” said Madison Tate-Rankin, WMHS senior. “It’s nice to have a break....
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Vendor show planned in Veteran’s Plaza

By Sarah Shurge – Purple and pink candles caught the attention of two specific pairs of eyes. Jennifer Bowers watched as her two granddaughters smelled everything they could and pretended to sell candles to each other at the make-believe store they created near Bowers’...
Posted On 11 May 2021
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Changes within the Chamber

By Sarah Shurge – Small businesses aren’t the only thing that have taken a hit during COVID-19; the Wayne Chamber of Commerce has as well. The Wayne Chamber is an organization in the city that is comprised of small businesses within the city. It is a networking...
Posted On 11 May 2021
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Lady Zebras headed to Final Four

Wayne Memorial led by head coach Jarvis Mitchell (17-2) beat Temperance Bedford (18-5) 59-35 on April 4, 2021 to win the Division 1 state quarterfinal. Senior forward Alanna Micheaux scored 18 points in the final 24 minutes to lead Wayne Memorial to victory. Photos by Ryan Wright
Posted On 18 Apr 2021
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DDA hires Director of marketing and events

By Alfred Brock – I had an opportunity to talk with the new Downtown Development Authority Director of Marketing and Events Lisa Kubany. I know the DDA is glad to have her on board and I am sure you’ll be excited about this too after I tell you a little bit about her and...
Posted On 18 Apr 2021
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“It was great” 62 year DPW employee retires

By Carolyn Marnon – Patty has left the building. After 62 years working for the City of Wayne, Patty Ditmore has officially retired. She was most recently the administrative assistant for DPW (Department of Public Works.) When I interviewed Patty back in 2018, her plans...
Posted On 08 Mar 2021