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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Mount Olive simplifies civil penalty law

MOUNT OLIVE -- The passing of a uniform civil penalty code by the Mount Olive Board of Commissioners has given Mount Olive police a much simpler weapon in enforcing town laws. The resolution was one of three recommendations by...

Former florist loses his fight

At the time, it seemed like a simple gesture -- the passing of a red carnation from a local business owner to the first woman to enter his modest flower shop. But when, every day for more than 30 years,...

Sharing their stories -- general's wife visits

Kathy Wells knows what it's like to move around a lot. As an "Army brat" and now wife of the 9th Air Force commander, she is also the mother of three grown children who has a soft spot for military...

Paramount to hold fifth anniversary gala Friday

The Paramount Theatre on Center Street will celebrate its fifth anniversary since it reopened with a gala Friday night featuring loads of local talent as well as national and international artists. The lineup of acts includes some of Wayne...

Mount Olive College to hold annual Winter Glitz on Feb. 23

The Mount Olive College Alumni Association is preparing for its annual Winter Glitz on February 23, at 6 p.m. in the Lois K. Murphy Regional Center. This year, the theme will be "Cirque du Lune ... A Magical Evening...

Downtown restaurants shift

Customers paid their final tabs at Getaway Coffeehouse Cafe Wednesday morning while just yards away two young restaurateurs are making plans to open up a new pizza and oyster bar as part of a downtown shuffle of restaurants. Getaway...