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WAYNE COUNTY, OHIO, Jan 12, 2023 — The Wayne County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will meet Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. at the Wayne County Emergency Management...
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2023 WAYNE COUNTY HUMAN TRAFFICKING PROCLAMATION Human trafficking in the form of forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation is an abuse of power and a profoundly immoral crime...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Governor Mike DeWine today signed Senate Bill 288, which significantly strengthens laws in Ohio related to the use of cell phones and other electronic devices while...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OHIO, Nov. 24, 2022 - As Ohioans and our visitors make their way to see family and friends this Thanksgiving, troopers will be making sure motorists are taking the...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OHIO, Oct. 24, 2022 — The US Department of Energy estimates that 1.3 billion pounds of pumpkins are thrown out after Halloween each year. When the holidays are over,...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OHIO, Sept. 13, 2022 — Recycling Contamination is a huge issue. Recycling contamination happens when non-recyclable and dirty materials end up in your recycling stream...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OHIO, Sept. 8, 2022 — Deputy Registrar Hollie Smart began operating the Wooster location of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) on Sept. 6, 2022. The bureau remains...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OH, Sept. 7, 2022 — Available only to Wayne County farmers. Limit of 50 tires per farm. Pre-registration is required by calling the Wooster Farm Bureau office at 330-...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OH, Sept. 7, 2022 — The Wayne County Board of Elections announced the successful completion of an audit of votes cast in the August 2 Election. The audit, which took...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OH, Jun. 27, 2022 — The Wayne County Land Reutilization Corporation Annual Meeting (WCLRC) will be held on Friday, August 26, 2022, in the Lounge Room on the second...
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COLUMBUS, OH, Aug. 9, 2022 — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has declared Tuesday, August 9, 2022, as honorary Dolly Parton Day in Ohio. Parton will be visiting Columbus to celebrate early...
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COLUMBUS, OH, July 7, 2022 – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the official launch of Ohio’s new eWarrants system, a statewide criminal justice...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OH, Jun. 27, 2022 — Download Wayne County early vote center hours of operation...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OH, Jun. 22, 2022 — The Wayne County Commissioners recently declared a county-wide state of emergency in response to damages sustained by intense storms that passed...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OH, Jun. 21, 2022 — To report loss or damage from the recent storms, it is requested that Wayne County Residents contact the United Way’s WHIRE (Wayne Holmes...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OH, Jun. 17, 2022 — The Wayne County Commissioners announced today that they are declaring a state of emergency in response to damage sustained by a series of intense...
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COLUMBUS, OHIO, June 16, 2022 — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced a partnership with the Governor’s Children’s Initiative, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OHIO, May 18, 2022 — A discussion about Agricultural Security Areas from April 2022.
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WAYNE COUNTY, OHIO, Apr. 29, 2022 — Wayne County Commissioner Sue Smail gives a presentation to the Wooster Kiwanis about the priority projects. Download the PowerPoint presentation...
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WAYNE COUNTY, OH, Apr. 25, 2022 — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued a...