BEULAVILLE — Benjamin “Benny” Fountain was a visionary with a dream. His mission was to preserve the agricultural heritage of Duplin County.
BURGAW — In keeping with the Governor’s Executive Order on Mass Gatherings, the NC Blueberry Festival Association announced that the 2021 NC Blueberry Festival will be canceled. “This decision is very difficult to make, but we do it to keep our vendors, volunteers, and visitors safe,” said P…
Each April as we honor Child Abuse Prevention Month the Children’s Home Society of NC reminds us the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect. This is a time to celebrate all the good things our communities do to promote healthy child develop…
KENANSVILLE — Alfonso Santes pled guilty to two counts of second-degree murder and one count of driving while impaired after evidence showed that he hit and killed two pedestrians in Duplin County on July 27, 2019.
MOUNT OLIVE — University of Mount Olive President Dr. H. Edward Croom recently talked with the Field Experiences and Anatomy & Physiology of Domestic Animals classes at the UMO Kornegay Student Farm.
KENANSVILLE – The small town of Rose Hill, N.C. received its name for its abundance of wild roses, today its name is gaining popularity for its abundance of good hearts and dedicated volunteers.
WARSAW — Bill Faust sat back in an office chair last Wednesday and recalled one of the greatest deals he made with his late wife, Tina, in his 87 years.
WALLACE — David E. Jordan was a thoughtful and dedicated community advocate. He was a driving force who touched the lives of many.
KENANSVILLE — Post 9/11 military spouses and caregivers seeking to further their education, may apply for the 2021 Fall semester scholarships awarded by the Hope For The Warriors® Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarship program through April 30.
WALLACE — Most decisions by the Wallace Town Council are made unanimously, however an issue comes along from time to time that has members splitting ranks. That happened Thursday night with a proposal to turn over the town’s tax collections operations to the Duplin County Tax Department. Cou…
RICHLANDS—Pat Byrd was more concerned about what his seniors missed than anything else when his Richlands football team had its Friday night season finale with Southwest Onslow canceled on Thursday.
NEWTON GROVE—A third straight blowout loss sent North Duplin home from Hobbton on Friday night after a 53-12 loss with distant thoughts of making the state playoffs. If any.
CLINTON — The old axiom about defense winning championships came to mind last Friday when Clinton beat Wallace-Rose Hill 36-27 for the East Central 2A Conference title.
BEULAVILLE — Most prep players end their careers on a down note, sometimes with a performance that comes up short against a superior team.
WARSAW — A player stopped just before leaving the locker room following James Kenan’s season-ending 42-30 loss to Midway with a statement of gratitude.
RED SPRINGS — Coach Lawrence Ches believes there’s more fight left in his Red Devils, even in the aftermath of its first defeat last Friday night.
BEULAVILLE — East Duplin had every reason to overlook Spring Creek last Friday in Beulaville.
GOLDSBORO — The two best teams in the Carolina 1A Conference for the past three years have been Rosewood and Princeton.
RICHLANDS — First-year coach Pat Byrd is putting together the building blocks of a program from scratch during an unpredictable season that falls under the COVID-19 pandemic’s shadow.
BEULAVILLE — The East Duplin softball team is off to a 5-0 start at press time but were about to get its biggest test this past Monday against Midway.
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