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Possible case of coronavirus reported in NC

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is investigating a possible case of infection with the newly discovered 2019 coronavirus. The individual recently traveled to China and passed through Wuhan City, where the outbreak originated, but had not visited the seafood and animal market that was linked to many early cases. This person arrived at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Jan. 23.

Town applies for special order of consent

An application from the town of Mount Olive to state authorities seeking a Special Order of Consent for additional sewer service was submitted to authorities last week. The application asks State …

WCPS schedules information meetings about school projects, proposed sales tax

The first of six informational meetings about school projects and the proposed one-quarter of a cent sales and use tax in Wayne County is scheduled for Jan. 23 at Charles B. Aycock High …

Pair arrested on firearms charge

A Mount Olive man and a Grantham woman have been arrested on a weapon charge by investigators with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. Twenty-three-year-old Jamal Tyjuan Pearsall of 310 Beems …

Officers promoted, commended in recent ceremony

Seven officers in the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department were promoted by Sheriff Larry Pierce in recent ceremonies at the Wayne County Courthouse. Pierce also paid recognition to two other …
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