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GOLDSBORO — A budget crisis has prompted Wayne County educators to call on county commissioners and a General Assembly delegation to help secure funding for the safety of students, faculties and … more
The town of Mount Olive has already filed a reimbursement claim for $6,000 with FEMA for COVID-19 recovery expenses, and authorized work for the installation of protective plexiglass in several town … more
A Seven Springs area teenager, who reportedly tried to outrun the law apparently changed his mind, pulled over, and was taken into custody without further incident. Charges of felony fleeing to … more
Renovating old gymnasiums can be tiring and exhausting work to the average tradesman. Not Raul Lopez. Excited and passionate about every job he tackles, he views old buildings as history … more
Wayne County Commissioner A. Joe Gurley III died last week. The former emergency services director and Fireman of the Year served the residents of Wayne County in District 4 as commissioner since … more
“Dr. Bob Patterson’s class re-sparked my interest in vegetable and crop production,” said Duplin County 4-H Program assistant Charmae Kendall. Crop and soil sciences classes attract … more
The town of Mount Olive Christmas Tree has glowed brightly each night since March 17. Town Manager Charles Brown said the 130-foot tree will remain lit nightly through the duration of the current … more
Mount Olive Mayor Ken Talton expects members to be appointed to five newly-created Citizen Advisory Committees in June after the town’s Board of Commissioners approved the measure earlier this … more
A reopening committee working toward the safest way to open the doors at town hall has come up with a plan, and there will be limitations and restrictions. The recommendation to reopen on … more
State authorities had promised the town of Mount Olive that its request for a wastewater treatment special order of consent would get immediate attention, but then COVID-19 surfaced and was a … more
Celebrating high school graduates has a different look these days. Official commencement exercises have been canceled statewide and nationally due to the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, communities … more
Mount Olive will not seek any of the $2.2 million awarded to Wayne County in state pandemic disaster monies. Instead, the town is on the list to receive those type of funds from FEMA, according to … more
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