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RALEIGH – Construction work that would require lane closures along major highways will be suspended by the N.C. Department of Transportation from Friday, Dec. 20 to Thursday, Jan. 2 to accommodate … more
The Scholarship & Awards Committee of North Duplin Junior/Senior High School recently announced that Rose Mary Martinez is the December Student of the Month for the Mount Olive Exchange Club and … more
Every child deserves to know what it feels like to receive a Christmas gift, according to Southern Wayne’s JROTC which teamed up with Make-A-Difference Food Pantry on Thursday to make sure that … more
Mount Olive’s street lights have been in need of an upgrade for years. Some were 20 years old. All were mercury vapor lights. Now, more than 78% of them have been replaced with brighter … more
Two rural Wayne County volunteer fire departments have been awarded Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grants of $2,500 each to be used for purchasing equipment. The grants went to Grantham and … more
One of the four members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office’s DWI Task Force has earned the coveted Drug Recognition Expert certification. Cpl. Jonathan Bachelor started working towards the … more
A contract with a Fuquay-Varina firm to provide uniforms for a number of town employees is not being renewed and the change is expected to save Mount Olive about $70,000 annually. Town Manager … more
The Mount Olive Board of Commissioners and mayor will kick off the new year with a full plate of business. Scheduled in January is a regular monthly meeting, a special session a few days later, … more
It has been a year of major accomplishments for the town of Mount Olive, according to Town Manager Charles Brown, who looks to the year ahead with optimism. He noted some of the year’s … more
RALEIGH — Three students from Wayne County have been awarded scholarships for the current academic year. The scholarships were distributed by the Independent College fund of North Carolina, a … more
The Wayne County Board of Education named Grantham Elementary assistant principal Bill Joyner the new principal for the school. He will replace Nicole Barrett, who was recently announced as the new … more
N.C. AgVentures, an N.C. Cooperative Extension program, provides grants to North Carolina farmers and community groups for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm … more
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