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U.S. 117 off-ramp to close in Wayne County

GOLDSBORO – The off-ramp from U.S. 117 South in Wayne County will close temporarily on Wednesday as part of a project to construct an interchange at Country Club Road.

Mount Olive had a sewage spill Monday: 637,500 gallons worth of sewage

More than 637,000 gallons of untreated sewage from Mount Olive escaped into the Northeast Cape Fear River over a span of 9 hours Monday.

He didn’t have a role model, so he became one

Nicholas “Nic” Oats of Mount Olive has heard the adage “leave the world better than how you found it,” but for him, those aren’t just words — it’s a life motto. The WeUp Athletic Group …

15th annual Spring Creek High School golf tournament to be held June 18th

Spring Creek will be hosting their 15th annual golf tournament on Tuesday, June 18th at Southern Wayne Country Club in Mount Olive.
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High-speed chase leads to trafficking charges
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Robbery results in one death and four arrests
Three Dudley men and one Warsaw woman are facing charges after a robbery at a Goldsboro motel turned deadly. The Goldsboro Police …
Bottling Mount Olive water just a pipe dream, for now
A recent Tribune story about the town looking at the possibility of bottling its “best-tasting water in the state” has prompted an …
Warrantless search reveals drugs, cops say
A Goldsboro man out on probation for convictions of possessing a drug precursor and larceny is back in jail after police say a …
Water rates going up for Mount Olive customers
The new fiscal year budget for the town of Mount Olive is now in place and water customers will see an increase in monthly bills after …
From the Opinion pages

Change should be progressive, not regressive

Wow! Times are a changin’. Perhaps it would be a little more accurate if I declaratively stated that times have already changed, and dramatically. Scares me when I see young ladies running …

Calling all gospel singers: State convention starts in June

Gospel singers, choirs, families and fans will gather under the trees and sunshine at Benson’s Singing Grove for the 99th time next month at the annual State Singing Convention. Organizers are …

The Embers to perform for Benson’s Sundown in Downtown

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