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Steele Memorial Library Celebrating Tenth Anniversary

Steele Memorial Library Celebrating Tenth Anniversary

MOUNT OLIVE — The tenth anniversary of Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive is being held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 on Aug. 13. The public is invited to celebrate the library’s tenth anniversary and to hear from people who helped make the library happen.

Local Sports

 
Post 11 Sweeps Pitt County to Advance to State Tournament

Post 11 Sweeps Pitt County to Advance to State Tournament

Joseph Buckley delivered the game-winning hit with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning as Wayne County Post 11 defeated Pitt County Post 39 6-5 at Carolina Athletic Park on Wednesday night to complete a sweep in the Area I East finals. 

Crime

WCSO Makes Arrest in Shooting

WCSO Makes Arrest in Shooting

DUDLEY — On July 8, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Patrol “B” Shift responded to a domestic disturbance on Sleepy Creek Drive in Dudley.

Education

WCC Partners with BibliU for New Campus Store Experience

WCC Partners with BibliU for New Campus Store Experience

Wayne Community College is partnering with BibliU, a leading provider of digital learning content and campus store management, to provide a more affordable and accessible learning experience for all students.

Government

Governor Cooper Pays Visit to Wayne Community College

Governor Cooper Pays Visit to Wayne Community College

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper visited Wayne Community College on Wednesday afternoon to speak with students and employers in the inaugural Southeastern Education and Economic Development (SEED) pre-apprenticeship program.

Obituaries

Carl Mitchell Daughtry

Carl Mitchell Daughtry

July 9, 2024, 86, Raleigh — Carl Mitchell Daughtry, 86, died peacefully at his home in Raleigh,  surrounded by family, on July 9, 2024. He was born in Faison, NC, to the late Wade Woodrow and Ruth Lewis Daughtry, and was married to his beloved Carole Brock Daughtry for 46 years until her passing in…

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