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Have you seen this missing teen? Deputies need help to find him

Deputies need help to find a missing teen who reportedly ran away from his home in Goldsboro on Jan. 24.

Man charged with killing woman, unborn child

PIKEVILLE — Authorities have filed murder charges against a man accused of killing a woman and her unborn child.

Missing man found dead in car

On Feb. 6, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office located Xzavier Pearsall. Mr. Pearsall was found deceased inside his motor vehicle in a heavy wooded area in the 300 block of Stanley Chapel Church …

Input sought for advisory committee

Residential advisory boards will be organized to serve in advisory capacity on problem housing and beautification issues, and police, public works, and recreation and parks department operations in …
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Preparations have begun for the 34th edition of the award-winning North Carolina Pickle Festival. Committee members, clockwise from left, are Kevin Mooring, Praise State chairperson; Town Manager Charles Brown; Jordan Hansen, Mount Olive Fire Department assistant chief; Lynn Williams, NCPF co-chairperson; Julie Beck, NCPF co-chairperson; and Brenda Cates, Tour de Pickle chairperson, met to discuss some changes and additions to this year's two-day event scheduled for late April.
Pickle doughnuts may be the festival’s newest craze
A pickle doughnut? The delectable treat undoubtedly exists, according to an email Julie Beck received from a person in Kentucky who …
This rendering by Wayne Community College shows what an aerial view of the upcoming Field of Glory should look like.
Club now accepting sponsorships for Field of Honor
The Goldsboro Rotary Club will present the public with an opportunity to honor fallen heroes on the campus on Wayne Community College. …
This is the new design for posters and shirts for this year's North Carolina Pickle Festival set to kick off with a pageant in March.
Festival design coincides with town’s 150th anniversary
The unique design for the upcoming 34th annual North Carolina Pickle Festival has been unveiled. It reflects a tribute to the …
Detailed plans for police facility expected any day
A delay has crept up in the process of converting the town’s old rescue squad building on Northwest Center Street into Mount …
Budget process under big change
There is a big change in the way the town of Mount Olive is putting its annual budget together. It is now being done by the …
Town preps for sidewalk project
An engineering firm is still putting together the design plans for the South Church Street sidewalk project, and when it does get …
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What to prune now in the garden

Now is the time to dust off your pruners and start those late winter pruning chores. Late winter is the time many plants in the landscape are pruned before new growth begins in the spring. February …

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