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RALEIGH — Three students from Wayne County have been awarded scholarships for the current academic year. The scholarships were distributed by the Independent College fund of North Carolina, a … more
Five felony witness intimidation and other charges have been filed against a Slick Rock Road man and investigators say it is an ongoing issue, and other charges may be filed. Twenty-one-year-old … more
The Mount Olive Parks and Recreation Department has a new intern on board. Lee Sexton, a senior at the University of Mount Olive, who is majoring in sports management, recently joined the … more
Sunny-side up A teenager who admitted to tossing an egg that hit a passing motorist in the face will do community service instead of facing a criminal charge. The community service agreement … more
The Wayne County Board of Education named Grantham Elementary assistant principal Bill Joyner the new principal for the school. He will replace Nicole Barrett, who was recently announced as the new … more
RALEIGH — The board of the Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation of North Carolina has set the 2019 boll weevil assessment at 75 cents per acre of cotton. The amount remains the same as in 2018. … more
Breazeale Avenue is getting a facelift. North Carolina Department of Transportation crews began resurfacing the major north-south thoroughfare through town two weeks ago. The roadway was … more
More than 637,000 gallons of untreated sewage from Mount Olive escaped into the Northeast Cape Fear River over a span of 9 hours Monday. more
A man and woman from Dudley are facing multiple weapons of mass destruction charges after an investigation into bombs left at the fire department led to their door. Monica Lynn Hunt, 39, and Corey … more
The American Red Cross has a severe shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors, as well as eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now to ensure lifesaving patient care … more
Town of Mount Olive officials say they have found a way to replace a more than 20-year-old pumper truck in the fire department, and the loan on it can be paid off in half the time such efforts have … more
Stalemate vs. Deadline The town of Mount Olive has until Oct. 1 to apply for a nearly $5 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to make desperately-needed improvements to … more
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