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Mount Olive will be the only town in North Carolina to host Potter Baseball July 26-29, but officials need the public’s help to make the experience a good one for the young players. The Mount … more
The 2019 Mount Olive Christmas Parade set to be held on Dec. 7 will follow a new route. Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce President Julie Beck, Mayor Joe Scott, Town Manager Charles Brown, … more
Mount Olive Mayor Joe Scott has named a seven member committee to plan details for next year’s sesquicentennial celebration marking the town’s 150th birthday. Named to the committee to serve … more
The tuition surcharge bill, which originated in the ’90s and penalized students who overstayed their welcomes in college, has been repealed in a new bill sponsored by Sen. Jim Perry (R-Lenior, … more
Thirteen entries contended for the title of best peach dessert in a contest at the Farm Credit Farmers Market in Wayne County July 19. The first place winner of the contest was Gavin Birkin of … more
WASHINGTON — Agricultural producers can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs – two U.S. Department of Agriculture safety net programs – for the 2020 crop … more
Hurricanes Irene, Matthew and Florence have devastated local areas in recent years, but the storms also left lessons to be learned. “Unfortunately, we have had too much practice in dealing with … more
This week, Wayne County Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Michael J. Dunsmore, shared a nearly 3-minute message through the district’s automated notification system asking parents for their help … more
The Seven Springs Volunteer Fire Department will dedicate its new firehouse with a grand opening celebration at 10 a.m. Friday. Tours of the new station and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be offered … more
The hopes that CSX Railroad would have financed installation of a 48-inch culvert under the railroad in the area of South Center and Williamson streets to eliminate flooding in that area leaves the … more
A private investigator says he knows what happened to Cole Thomas — a Florida man who went missing in Benson three years ago — and that at least two of the four men previously arrested in the … more
There is still a big need for a number of wayfinding signs throughout town, but officials say they do not have the funds at this time to pay for them. A number of signs directing traffic to Mount … more
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