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Man dies in mobile home fire

A Mount Olive man died in a mobile home fire at 131 Cleveland Drive on the late afternoon of July 9. Mount Olive Police Chief Tommy Brown says the body of 62-year-old Eddie Ray Truzy, who lived …

Seven Springs opens new firehouse

After being in one location for over 60 years, the Seven Springs Volunteer Fire Department finally unveiled its new home Friday. Seven Springs Fire Chief Jeremy Price has been with the department …

Bilingual agent looks to bridge gap for Latino clients

Miriam Amado-Lopez says she always knew she wanted a job that would help her make a positive difference in the world around her... and she found it with the North Carolina Farm Bureau Insurance in …

Seven Springs VFD schedules grand opening

The Seven Springs Volunteer Fire Department will have its dedication and grand opening of its new fire house on Friday, July 12.
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Wastewater woes lead to loss in proposed housing complex
The proposed 70-unit housing complex on North Breazeale Avenue will not be locating in Mount Olive. The failure of the town’s …
Countywide property tax revaluation numbers still uncertain
Results of a countywide property tax revaluation could result in an estimated 7% or 8% increase in property tax bills for Mount Olive …
67,500 gallons of sewage spilled in river
A Thursday night storm that dumped nearly six inches of rain on the Mount Olive area is blamed for another sewage spill at the …
UMO’s criminology program top in nation
The University of Mount Olive has been recognized as one of the 2019 Best Online Bachelor’s in Criminology programs in the nation by …
Darden faces opposition in election
Mount Olive Mayor Joe Scott and the five members of the town board all seek reelection, and only one is facing opposition. District …
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Wait, wait and see

There have been meetings, a mirage of emails, endless phone calls and conversations, and any other means of communicating in the effort to secure state funding to make desperately-needed repairs to …

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Calling all gospel singers: State convention starts in June

Gospel singers, choirs, families and fans will gather under the trees and sunshine at Benson’s Singing Grove for the 99th time next month at the annual State Singing Convention. Organizers are …

The Embers to perform for Benson’s Sundown in Downtown

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