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Groundwork begins for new Southern Wayne gym

Daniels & Daniels of Goldsboro began work on the site of the new Southern Wayne High School gym on Oct. 15, moving soil to clear the way for its foundation. A new gym is becoming more real …

Annual tree lighting scheduled

The annual tree lighting ceremony kicking off the holiday season was once held on Center Street. That changed five years ago when officials gave notice the town would move the event to an old …

Plans to convert old rescue facility for police department nearing completion

A study to determine detailed specifications and the expense to convert the old rescue facility into a new headquarters for the Mount Olive Police Department should be completed sometime within the …

Man accused of threatening to blow up school found hiding in home

A man accused of calling in a bomb threat at Southern Wayne High School is in custody after deputies say they found him hiding in a Dudley home Thursday.
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USDA opens 2020 enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs
WASHINGTON — Agricultural producers can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs – two U.S. …
This graphic shows the new Christmas parade route the procession will follow this year.
Christmas parade will follow a new route this year
The 2019 Mount Olive Christmas Parade set to be held on Dec. 7 will follow a new route. Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce …
Man with stolen gun in his pocket found hiding in field, police say
A Bladenboro man was arrested on a variety of charges, including possession of a stolen firearm, after a domestic call to a home on …
This two-block stretch of South Church Street, from Franklin to Hillsboro streets, is set to have sidewalks constructed on the east side of the street next spring.
Town moving closer to sidewalk construction
Sidewalks will be in place sometime next spring along a two-block stretch of South Church Street. Officials have just authorized …
Utility company replacing transformers throughout town
Duke Energy Progress is replacing utility pole transformers throughout the town of Mount Olive through Nov. 16 and residents can …
Organizations come together to help Falcon Children’s Home
The Ghost Riders of Wayne County, Brothers of the Inferno and Thunderswamp Pentecostal Holiness Church came together on Saturday, Nov. …
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Who I have my eyes on this basketball season

Last season was a very exciting time for the schools in the Tribune area, well at least for the most part. Of course there were teams that sat at the bottom of the conference, but we also got to see …

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