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A man who escaped from the Wayne County Detention Center has been captured. According to a press release from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Victor Ramon Castro was captured Sept. 21 around … more
The unsigned ballots in the selection of a mayor pro tem at last week’s meeting of the Mount Olive Town Board of Commissioners violated the North Carolina open meetings law. Amanda Martin with … more
In it’s 11th edition, the Black History Month Parade is set to take over Breazeale Avenue on Saturday stepping off at 1 p.m. President Ricky Faire, Vice President Vickie Darden and many others … more
Destruction or removal of political campaign signs is illegal, and several such incidents are currently under investigation by Mount Olive Police. Authorities say they are tired of it, and anyone … more
A new attraction has been set up in downtown Mount Olive. The Soundra Beamon family of Goldsboro donated a piano to the town and it has been placed in front of the chamber of commerce for anyone … more
The University of Mount Olive will hold its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 10:30 a.m. in Kornegay Arena. The commencement speaker will be the Rev. Ronnie V. Hobgood. Hobgood, … more
Ven Faulk of Dudley has been appointed to fill the at-large seat on the Wayne County Board of Education. Faulk says he has been passionate about this spot since 2008 and he’s “just excited to … more
Town officials will not detail the exact location of where a new fire department will eventually be built, but did confirm it is near Carver Elementary School. A committee has been studying the … more
A Seven Springs woman is facing a drug charge after deputies say they found a substance suspected to be methamphetamine in her possession during a traffic stop. Deputies of the Wayne County … more
Mount Olive resident and veteran educator Tammy Keel has been named new principal of Eastern Wayne Middle School. Keel, a former principal at Mount Olive Middle School, replaces Dexter Evans, who … more
A Duplin County pair caught up in a joint federal/Duplin County Sheriff’s Office drug sting in November of 2017 has been sentenced to active prison time. The convictions of Keven and Sarah … more
CHECK YOUR FREEZER WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two companies have recalled a total of nearly 12,000 pounds of frozen chicken sold in North Carolina and other states due to misbranding and undeclared … more
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