"Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to

trends and fads and popular opinion."  --  Jack Kerouac

May 7, 2020

Drive through sites will open in Canton Township and Taylor

Detroit, MI - Walmart will continue its commitment to providing testing to Wayne County with two new COVID-19 testing locations. On Friday, May 8, a drive-through testing site will open in the parking lot of th...

March 22, 2018

Talking points and Facebook Live, shot from an iPhone, of the Aerotropolis annual meeting.

March 15, 2018

Partnering with Detroit Cable, we were able to offer a professional livestream on Executive Evans' annual address on both Facebook Live and WayneCounty.com as well as on cable access.

November 1, 2017

When I arrived at Wayne County in 2016, our website was out-dated and in need of revision. At the same time, we were a government entity that had just narrowly avoided bankruptcy so contracting an agency to build a new site from scratch wasn't a realistic option.


June 1, 2017


Wayne County bonds are now rated as BBB-, outlook remains stable 

DETROIT—Wayne County’s Bond Rating  has improved from “BB+” to “BBB-” according to Fitch Ratings, Inc.

This upgrade, jus...

April 20, 2017

In 2016, the Wayne County Council for the Arts, History and Humanities located the Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame & Gallery collection formerly displayed in the old Wayne County Building.

The County Executive facilitated the donation of the collection to the Charles...

March 7, 2017

Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans' 2017 State of the County address with this video about the richness of the county's diversity, a story told by Wayne County residents in their own words.

After working with the administration's community relations team to recruit...

December 16, 2016

During the first cold snap of the 2016-17 winter, Wayne County personnel assembled a full list of warming centers in our communities. To help share this information with the people who may need it most and those who assist them, we created a hashtag to organize the inf...

July 3, 2016

A sample of Facebook posts from Wayne County and County Executive Warren Evans. 

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Jeff T. Wattrick