Briefs: Fife Avenue closed to traffic Wednesday

Fife Avenue to close for day

Fife Avenue will be closed to traffic for one day on Wednesday, April 26, the City of Wilmington announced. The location is approximately 500 feet east of the intersection of Darbyshire Drive and Fife Avenue, in front the Clinton County Engineer’s Office at 1326 Fife Ave.

The road closure is due to improvements in the water line required as part of the Splash Pad Project at Denver Williams Memorial Park.

During the water line construction, traffic control measures and signage will be in place.

The City of Wilmington asks that all motorists be patient, reduce speed, and exercise added caution when traveling near this work zone. Questions regarding the closure may be made to the Office of the Director of Public Service/Public Safety at 937-382-6509.

Shred your personal documents

Safely discard personal documents and avoid identity theft during Community Shred-It Day from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, April 29 at the Wilmington High School parking lot.

The event is sponsored by Wilmington Savings Bank and Wilmington City Schools. For more information, call 937-382-1659 or go to

Sheeter earns recognition

Amy Sheeter of Sabina, a sophomore majoring in graphic design at Bob Jones University and a member of the student newspaper staff, was awarded first place in the Specialty Page Design category by the South Carolina Press Association (SCPA) at the Collegiate Annual News Contest held April 21 in Florence, South Carolina.