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Body Identified as Missing Greenville Man

Body Identified as Missing Greenville Man

The medical examiner has identified the body located on Watershed Road as a missing Greenville man. The family of Greenville resident Alex Sharpless reported him missing on July 10, 2022. Then on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at approximately 9:29 am, the Wayne County 911 Center received a call about a body in the 600 block…

Local Sports

 
Women’s Soccer Receives Team Academic Award

Women’s Soccer Receives Team Academic Award

To be eligible for the award, teams must hold a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale for the 2021-22 academic year. The honor is available to all soccer programs at the high school and collegiate levels. United Soccer Coaches recognized over 600 college programs, including 382 women’s teams.…

Crime

Body Identified as Missing Greenville Man

Body Identified as Missing Greenville Man

The medical examiner has identified the body located on Watershed Road as a missing Greenville man. The family of Greenville resident Alex Sharpless reported him missing on July 10, 2022. Then on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at approximately 9:29 am, the Wayne County 911 Center received a call about a body in the 600 block…

Education

Boots on the Farm

Boots on the Farm

The University of Mount Olive (UMO) School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences recently hosted and trained several military veterans as part of a cooperative agreement with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Lovay Singleton, President of the NC Chapter of Farmer Veteran Coalition.   The three-day workshop called “Boots on the Farm,” provided information on a…

Government

Wayne County Awarded Funding

Wayne County Awarded Funding

Representative Raymond Smith announced that funding was awarded to Wayne County for the Drinking Water and Wastewater Project. This funding is part of the $789.4 million that has been awarded to 385 projects in communities across the state. The following was awarded:Drinking Water – Pikeville, Town of 2022 ARPA Water SystemImprovements $4,100,000 Wayne Drinking WaterGoldsboro,…

Obituaries

William E. Holloway

William E. Holloway

August 7, 2022, 85, La Grange – Mr. William E. Holloway, 85, answered the Master’s call on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Wayne UNC Health Care, Goldsboro, NC. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Services of caring, compassionate and distinguished class entrusted to Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home of Kinston.

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