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Four people have been injured in four shootings in the last two weeks in Mount Olive. Police say the incidents are unrelated and all of them remain under investigation. Anyone with information on … more
Members of the 2019 medical assisting class at Wayne Community College were presented their pins in a formal ceremony at the college May 8. The annual service, which includes a presentation of … more
A Mount Olive man died in a mobile home fire at 131 Cleveland Drive on the late afternoon of July 9. Mount Olive Police Chief Tommy Brown says the body of 62-year-old Eddie Ray Truzy, who lived … more
Mount Olive’s street lights have been in need of an upgrade for years. Some were 20 years old. All were mercury vapor lights. Now, more than 78% of them have been replaced with brighter … more
A physician’s recruitment grant from the Waylin Area Foundation has been awarded to Mount Olive native Meghan Slaughter Brown. The $24,000 grant is payable over the next four years to the new Mount … more
The Family Campground at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park is going through some big changes. Construction of a new bathhouse is currently underway. The previous building has been demolished after serving campers since the family campground was built more than 50 years ago. Park staff are looking forward to the completed building and the improved camping experience it will provide. more
With the addition of a new bottling line in its Rose Hill production facility, Duplin Winery now has the capability to bottle 9,000 bottles of wine per hour. The Winery’s previous bottling line … more
Two rural Wayne County volunteer fire departments have been awarded Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grants of $2,500 each to be used for purchasing equipment. The grants went to Grantham and … more
Wayne Community College will start a Spanish Medical Interpreters program in May. The 12-week program will train students fluent in English and Spanish to become Spanish Medical Interpreters. … more
The University of Mount Olive recently awarded the 2019 Dr. Thomas R. Morris Award for Excellence in Teaching to two professors. Tying for the title this year were Assistant Professor of Psychology … more
One of the four members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office’s DWI Task Force has earned the coveted Drug Recognition Expert certification. Cpl. Jonathan Bachelor started working towards the … more
Learn about native plants, pollinator conservation Program set on conservation The Sandhills Natural History Society will meet March 25 at 7 p.m. at Weymouth Woods Auditorium, 1024 Fort Bragg … more
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