Author: JaNae Williams

OPINION: Embracing representation without tokenism
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OPINION: Embracing representation without tokenism

JaNae Williams- September 4, 2020

A quote commonly attributed to Einstein says “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different outcome.” Oklahoma County was ... Read More

Oklahoma County to elect first Black sheriff
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Oklahoma County to elect first Black sheriff

JaNae Williams- September 4, 2020

On November 3, Oklahoma County residents will make history as they elect the first Black sheriff in the county’s history.  After winning a runoff election ... Read More

University pandemic plans questioned as classes resume
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University pandemic plans questioned as classes resume

JaNae Williams- August 17, 2020

With the return of students to campus and classes resuming with both in-person and virtual delivery, some questions remain regarding the University of Central Oklahoma's ... Read More

Edmond: City Council extends mask mandate, Board of Education approves purchases, staffing
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Edmond: City Council extends mask mandate, Board of Education approves purchases, staffing

JaNae Williams- August 4, 2020

The Edmond City Council voted, 3-2, to extend the city's mask mandate during a special meeting on Aug. 3. Mayor Dan O'Neil and Councilman Nick ... Read More

Edmond approves mask ordinance, effective date delayed
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Edmond approves mask ordinance, effective date delayed

JaNae Williams- July 27, 2020

The Edmond City Council voted, 3-2, to approve an ordinance making masks mandatory in indoor public places in Edmond. However, the ordinance, written with an ... Read More

Oklahoma’s public schools pivoting for start of academic year
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Oklahoma’s public schools pivoting for start of academic year

JaNae Williams- July 23, 2020

In a Thursday board meeting, Edmond Public Schools became the latest Oklahoma district to alter its reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year. With the ... Read More

City of Edmond: Council to vote on mask mandate, local development continues
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City of Edmond: Council to vote on mask mandate, local development continues

JaNae Williams- July 19, 2020

The Edmond City Council will vote on an ordinance today that would mandate wearing face coverings in public.  https://twitter.com/CityofEdmond/status/1286384172404297731 The vote comes after several weeks ... Read More