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Wayne County State Trooper dies in wreck

Single-car crash occurred Friday evening

Governor Cooper issues "stay-at-home" order

Will go into effect Monday at 5 p.m.

New issues coming from Governor Cooper?

Is a "stay-at-home" order next?

Second coronavirus case in Wayne County

Resident contracted COVID-19 in Wake County
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Town commissioners postpone meeting
The Mount Olive Town Board of Commissioners postponed its April 6 meeting in light of the ongoing COVID-19 threat. Town officials are …
Efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus are seen in place at the Mount Olive Family Medicine Center. Entrance is not allowed until clients are screened and temperature is taken. Town of Mount Olive offices are now closed to the public, but employees continue to work inside.
The doors are locked, but they’re still working
Mount Olive town government continues to operate normally, but until further notice is under lockdown to the public. Town Manager …
Citizens group plans litter sweep
The annual litter sweep community service project of the Concerned Citizens Committee will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. until …
Trio charged with human trafficking
Three people have been arrested in Goldsboro in connection with a human trafficking case. Arrested were 47-year-old Karen Anderson, …
Town board flips through light agenda
The Mount Olive Town Board of Commissioners approved items on a light agenda during its monthly meeting. The Board accepted a …
Dillard HS is focus of exhibit
The Wayne County Museum is presenting its annual Black History exhibit “History and Homecoming: The Legacy of Dillard High …
From the Opinion pages

Social distance doesn’t mean social disconnection

America is in the midst of an epidemic, and the coronavirus is making it worse. That’s right: There’s another fast-spreading public health concern in addition to coronavirus. In 2017, …

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