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NCDOT awards $5.5 million in contracts

Companies to handle jobs in Duplin and Sampson counties

WCPS launches e-newsletter "Connections!"

Intended to highlight positive news involving county's students and schools

WCC to reduce campus traffic

More classes will switch to online format until semester ends Dec. 15

Perez, Velasquez lead Southern Wayne

Duo places among top four in cross country meet contested at New Bern
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Roads remain closed in Wayne County
Latest update involves in traffic in central and southern part of county
Southern Wayne seniors Cyerra Johnson, left, and Kayla Dearman have organized an annual Christmas and Toy Food Drive. Johnson and Dearman are members of the Southern Wayne Junior Air Force ROTC.
ROTC duo directs holiday drive
DUDLEY — A special skill. An ardent passion. Time. A pair of hands. Whatever one has to offer, it can make a great …
Glitches cause minor setback in plant rehaul
Minor glitches delayed work on the town’s wastewater treatment plant, according to town officials. Engineers are clearing up …
American Red Cross.  (PRNewsFoto/American Red Cross)
Blood donations urged amid COVID-19 pandemic, holidays
The American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to band together to give blood or platelets and help ensure a …
Town buys one garbage truck, for now
The transition for new trash pickup in Mount Olive is nearly six months away. Town officials opted to buy only one new garbage …
Mulch piled against trunks, also known as ‘volcano mulching,’ will damage tree trunks and promote rotting.
Common mistakes to avoid in the landscape
One of the great things about gardening is everyone can incorporate their own styles by selecting plants and features they enjoy. …
From the Opinion pages

Cleaning out memories

My living room looks like it’s been invaded by Santa’s elves. A large Christmas tree sits in front of my fireplace. Hogwarts Castle and Harry Potter ornaments sit on one …

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