March 4th, 20230EAST PALESTINE —Last month, a train carrying hazardous materials derailed off the tracks in East Palestine, Ohio. The Norfolk Southern train derailed, igniting a fire emitting toxic fumes into the environment.
The chemicals released in the derailment have been reported to contaminate the surrounding air and water.
December 7th, 20220
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans has launched the Millennial Advisory Board.
This board is designed to assist and supply residents and young entrepreneurs in Wayne County with advice and guidance to improve their well-being.
The first meeting took place on November 21. There are 10 appointed individuals on the board,...
May 4th, 20220DETROIT — Two Metro Detroit men have been charged with conspiracy and embezzling $1.7 million in Wayne County funds.
The funds were intended for the Wayne County Roads Division.
The suspects, Kevin Gunn, 64 of West Bloomfield, and John Gibson, 54 of Detroit, were both employed with Wayne County when they allegedly solicited...
March 15th, 20221ROMULUS — The North Terminal at Detroit Metro Airport is scheduled to be renamed after Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans on April 4.
The Wayne County Airport Authority Board of Directors voted in June to rename the terminal in Evans’ honor.
Detroit Metro Airport will hold a dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. on April 4 to...
October 27th, 20210DEARBORN HEIGHTS — Wayne County has joined forces with the city of Dearborn Heights for “Phase One” of the Ecorse Creek cleanup.
On Oct. 23, teams removed loads of debris and log jams from sections of Ecorse Creek near Swapka Park.
The event started with opening remarks from Mayor Bill Bazzi, Wayne County Executive Warren C....
September 21st, 20211WAYNE COUNTY — Wayne County Executive Warren Evans has announced the creation of an Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA).
The program is geared towards assisting residents facing housing insecurity and/or possible eviction due to the pandemic.
The ERA is scheduled to launch on Sept. 27.
“Like most of us, I was hoping...
August 24th, 20210WAYNE COUNTY — The Wayne County Health Department has begun administering Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to immunocompromised residents.
Boosters are available at no cost to eligible residents at all Wayne County-sponsored vaccine sites.
Boosters for immunocompromised residents are another safe and effective...
July 8th, 20210DEARBORN — Abdullah Hammoud, who is one of seven candidates running for mayor of Dearborn, has earned the endorsement of Wayne County Executive Warren Evans.
Hammoud, a state representative in his final term, announced his candidacy for mayor in January.
Hammoud announced the endorsement in a Facebook post.
June 16th, 20210DETROIT — The Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) Board of Directors voted unanimously to rename the North Terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).
The terminal opened in 2008 and will be renamed after Wayne County Executive Warren Cleage Evans.
“Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans is known as a leader who gets...
March 26th, 20210DETROIT — Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans announced that the county will add $5 million to the amount already pledged to fight home foreclosures.
The Gilbert Family Foundation and the Rocket Community fund have already pledged $15 million to the project.
“Keeping people in their homes is the surest way to create a...
December 10th, 20200DETROIT — Wayne County Executive Warren Evans announced a new program to provide a one-time $500 cash bonus to food service workers impacted by COVID-19 health orders.
“The public health orders were a difficult but necessary step to keep our communities healthy,” Evans said. “However, we know many Wayne County families are...
March 25th, 20190DEARBORN — The Leaders Advancing & Helping Communities (LAHC) organization (formerly known as the Lebanese American Heritage Club), announced its plans to award $60,000 in scholarship money to area students during its 31st annual Awards Gala in a press release today.
The event is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 10 at...
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