Monday 25 Mar 2019

Roadwork Closes Old Mt. Olive Highway

The Old Mount Olive Highway between Outlaw Road in Dudley to Sleepy Creek Road is closed to all traffic. Storm drain repair work is being conducted at the creek just […]

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Softball: King University Vs. UMO (PHOTO GALLERY)

The UMO softball team faced off against King University Sunday afternoon in a doubleheader. The UMO Trojans took game 1, with the score UMO 6, King 1. Game 2 got underway […]

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Softball: King University Vs. UMO (PHOTO GALLERY)

The UMO softball team faced off against King University Sunday afternoon in a doubleheader. The UMO Trojans took game 1, with the score UMO 6, King

WCPS To Hold Spring Parent Seminar

Wayne County Public Schools will hold its annual Title I Spring Parent Seminar on Thursday, April 4, at the WCPS Professional Development & Family Engagement

Flood Insurance Makes Sense No Matter Where You Live

According to the State of North Carolina, 40,000 miles of waterways flow through the state, including 50 rivers, which is part of the reason why

Lacrosse: Wingate University Vs. UMO (PHOTO GALLERY)

The 13th-ranked University of Mount Olive men's lacrosse team defeated the No. 15 Wingate University Bulldogs 11-10 in overtime in non-conference action Saturday afternoon at

Softball: Lees-McRae College Vs. UMO (PHOTO GALLERY)

The Mount Olive softball team split the doubleheader against the Bobcats of Lees-McRae College in Conference Carolinas action on Saturday afternoon at Nancy Chapman Cassell

Crash Sends Four to The Hospital

Late Saturday afternoon, firefighters from Mount Olive, along with EMS Stations 8 and 9, responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of North Breazeale

Saluting Seymour

Every week, Saluting Seymour and SoundScope highlight an airman serving at the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro. Senior Airman Samuel Morales from the 4th Fighter

UMO To Host Human Trafficking Awareness Event

The University of Mount Olive will hold a conference on human trafficking, titled “For Freedom,” on Tuesday, March 26, at 7 PM in Rodgers Chapel. “For

Downtown Goldsboro Receives Main Street NC Awards

Downtown Goldsboro Development staff and representatives, City of Goldsboro staff and representatives and several members of the business community attended the 2019 North Carolina Main

Golden K Kiwanis Inducts New Members

The Goldsboro Golden K Kiwanis Club, the largest civic club in the area, continues growing with nine new members inducted over the past few months. New

GUEST EDITORIAL: N.C. Needs Energy Choice, Not Monopoly Control

–Editorial opinion submitted by Bobby Jones and Ayo Wilson –   North Carolina’s electricity system is broken, and the only way to fix it is to end

Avoid Fertilizing Your Lawn Too Early

Hopefully we will soon have spring-like weather and can enjoy being outside in our gardens and landscapes. One common question that comes to our office

Women’s Lacrosse: Limestone College Vs. UMO (PHOTO GALLERY)

The Mount Olive Trojans fell just short to the No. 11 Saints of Limestone College 15-14 in Conference Carolinas women's lacrosse action at the Ray McDonald

WCC & Chinese Forestry Programs Connect

An out-of-the-blue message may lead to a relationship between Wayne Community College and a Chinese institution. In May 2018, Huang Shizhu, an assistant professor at Heilongjiang

Operation Medicine Drop Concludes For 2019 (PHOTOS)

Thousands of old pills will be kept off the streets and out of landfills or the water supply. Safe Kids of Wayne County and the Goldsboro Police Department

BREAKING: Husband Accused Of Murdering Wife

A Wayne County man is accused of murdering his wife. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports 56-year-old Timmie L. Batts of Fremont has been arrested in

Athlete of the Week: Brie Verme

BRIE VERME Wayne Christian School By ANDREW STEVENS Long revered as one of Eastern North Carolina's premier softball pitching coaches, Roger Longwell has witnessed countless high school upperclassmen

UMO Students Receive Undergraduate Research Grants

University of Mount Olive students Ashley Hartman of Ayden, NC and Andrea Palos-Jasso of Malvern, PA recently received the George T. Barthalmus Undergraduate Research Grant.

Celebrate Southern Food History At Aycock Birthplace

Want to find out what real macaroni and cheese was like? Or experience food that’s fresh from the backyard? You need to visit “From Farm to

STEM Fair At The Maxwell Center (PHOTOS)

The Maxwell Center hosted the annual STEM Fair Thursday with 1,600 7th grade students exploring the 250 student exhibits regarding Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Tommy