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High-speed chase lands 3 in jail

Three out-of-county residents were jailed on a variety of charges following a high speed chase in southeastern Wayne County. Thirty-three-year-old Phillip Clayton Brady Maddox of 536 Shoulars Road …

King comes full circle with service helping others

Life has come full circle for Danny King. He and his 12 siblings grew up on Hillsboro Street in Mount Olive. The family lost its father when King was 5 years old, and his mother scrapped and …

Time to enforce new grass-cutting policy, officials say

Two years ago, maintaining weeded lots was costing the town of Mount Olive thousands of dollars, annually, finally prompting officials to say they would mow no more. The decision worked to a …
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The dark streets are lighted now The ultimate of modern vision is near completion with downtown revitalization and beautification efforts in my hometown of Goldsboro. It is there for all to view along a six-block stretch of …
Budget answers? Anyone? To put it plainly, the Wayne County Public Schools fiscal budget for 2020-21 is nothing less than a dumpster fire. Too many questions. And certainly not enough answers. Where do we …
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Peaches are in season Peaches are in season around Wayne County. Sweet, juicy peaches in North Carolina are a symbol of summertime. North Carolina’s peach industry is unique in that it sells 90% of its crop on the …
Please, no coronavirus parties Greetings and Happy Fourth of July from the Wesley Smith Chapel Community! I pray that everyone is doing great by wearing your mask when you go out in public crowds, stay your 6 feet distance and …
Sweet corn season will be here soon One of the highlights of summer is enjoying fresh corn on the cob. Sweet corn is a popular vegetable for many of our summer cookout meals. You will soon be able to find sweet corn available locally …
Turning the tassel: A new journey begins While recently cleaning out my junk room, I came across an untaped dusty box sitting in the far corner on the shelf. Normally I mark my boxes. Guess I missed this one. I reached over, pulled …
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