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WARSAW — The Andrew Christian Evangelistic Ministry of Warsaw recently hosted “Twelve Ordinary Men Who Changed the World” at the Warsaw Recreation Center.

WARSAW — Awaken your taste buds as you enjoy a juicy burger and wings off the grill with the Backyard Buddies Grillin’ & Chillin’ Cook-off Contest hosted by the Warsaw Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, May 21 at the Veterans Park on Railroad Street from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

KENANSVILLE — James Sills, a 17-year-old member of Boy Scout Troop 35 in Wallace received scouting’s highest honor at an Eagle Scout ceremony held at Wallace Presbyterian Church on April 3.

WALLACE — The threat of rain did not damper the turnout for the 2022 Carolina Strawberry Festival in downtown Wallace Saturday. Dinosaurs took over the train tracks and put on live shows throughout the event. Vendors filled the streets from the Train Depot to Main, and over three city blocks…

TEACHEY – Colorful egg baskets adorned Teachey’s Town Hall as a cheerful Easter Bunny danced and greeted visitors during the town’s special Easter holiday outreach the week of April 4 through April 8.

KENANSVILLE — Last week, as towns across the U.S. celebrated National Library Week, the Duplin County Library kicked off “We Want You Back in Our Books,” a fine forgiveness campaign that will be in effect through Aug. 31.

MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive will hold its annual spring flower sale on Friday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to noon at the UMO Greenhouse located at 205 Bert Martin Road in Mount Olive.

KENANSVILLE — James Sprunt Community College received a generous donation of $10,000 for the Edgar J. Wells, Jr. Scholarship. The donation was presented by Presbytery of Coastal Carolina thanks to members of the Teachey Presbyterian Church who requested the assets be distributed to the JSCC …

MOUNT OLIVE — This week, the Town of Mount Olive 150th Anniversary Committee restarts the celebration with the burial of a time capsule at the Arlene Talton Municipal Center, launching many of the activities originally planned two years ago.

WALLACE — After a two-year hiatus due to the fear of spreading COVID-19, all plans are now moving forward to revive the popular Carolina Strawberry Festival this spring, festival committee chairwoman Marlane Carcopo told the Wallace town council during their monthly meeting.

KENANSVILLE — Roaring engines could be heard at the Duplin County Events Center last weekend as Monster Trucks came to Kenansville for a two-day show. All the way from Illinois, Monster Truck Wars is a national touring live entertainment company known for its monster trucks, tractor pulling,…

KENANSVILLE — Smithfield Foods was recently named the 2022 ShowFest Excellence Awards winner for Festivals and Events Sponsor of the Year by the North Carolina Association of Festivals and Events. On Thursday, Feb. 10, Duplin County Travel and Tourism held a surprise award ceremony at the Du…