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Upcoming blood drives set in Wayne County

The American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply for patients as the U.S. braces for ...

Case Farms wins Gold Award

Case Farms of Goldsboro, with locations in Dudley and Mount Olive, has received a Gold Award from the North Carolina Department of Labor – the state’s highest safety award – for the …

New COVID guidelines force some to stay home

GOLDSBORO — In an effort to improve transparency regarding COVID-19 in North Carolina public schools, the NC Department of Health and Human Services updated its StrongSchools toolkit and …

4-way stop is coming to this highway

The N.C. Department of Transportation will change an Old Mount Olive Highway intersection into an all-way stop to reduce the risk of crashes. Crews are scheduled to make the change beginning at 9 …
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Sweet potatoes are seen here at the Farm Credit Farmers Market.
Facts about NC’s favorite superfood
The harvesting of sweet potatoes is a common sight in Eastern North Carolina now during the fall season. Sweet potatoes are a bragging …
WCC ready to award $203K in scholarships
Students can take advantage of short-term training in high-demand fields
Left to right are Director of the Lois G. Agribusiness Center Ed Olive, North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Executive Director William Upchurch, University of Mount Olive President Dr. Ed Croom, NC Representative John Bell and Dean of the School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences Dr. Sandy Maddox.
UMO receives $692,000 for AgPrime Program
The cost-share program has the potential to impact a 33 county region in south central and eastern North Carolina
Parolee accused of shooting into moving vehicle
A Wilson man is accused of shooting into a moving car in the Dudley area Thursday. Deputies of the Wayne County Sheriff’s …
University of Mount Olive President Dr. Ed Croom
Croom named new president of UMO
Decision announced Thursday morning
County receives grant to build new Fremont School
Will have to provide $8 million in matching funds
From the Opinion pages

Do your duty, go vote

I slowly turned off West Ham Street onto Southwest Railroad Street. Parked cars lined both sides of the newly-paved road. I found an empty spot, locked my car and joined a line of voters that …

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