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CSS seeks to expand reading program

Communities Supporting Schools of Wayne County seeks expansion of its current reading program at Carver Heights Elementary into southern Wayne County next year. The organization wants to add …

Mt. Olive Pickle awards 4 scholarships

Mt. Olive Pickle Company’s Employees Community Fund awarded four $4,000 scholarships to graduating seniors of employees. The recipients are Austin Espinosa, Kiara Kornegay, Douglas Davidson …

Commissioners to review budget proposal

The proposed fiscal budget for 2022 is now under final review by the town’s board of commissioners. Restarting the town’s trash pickup service and increases for operations in the …

Merritt named town’s new finance director

Mount Olive native Geoffrey Merritt is the town’s new finance director. Merritt took over the position June 7. He replaced Bonnie Bray, who served on a part-time basis after the retirement …
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Shoppers can find items of an every day sort in the Area Churches In Action (ACIA) thrift store on South Center Street. ACIA is a ministry outreach that assists residents in Mount Olive and surrounding communities. ‘This would not be possible without your prayers and financial support,’ said Frank Harrison, president of ACIA.
Downtown thrift store is ‘hidden gem’
Considered a “best-kept” secret on South Center Street, Area Churches in Action (ACIA) thrift store is a thriving non-profit …
Duran Ward
Prior felon faces kidnapping, sexual misconduct charges
Behind bars on $100,000 secured bond
Cars and buggies line up to sell cucumbers at the Mount Olive Pickle plant.
This Week In History: June 16-22
A look back at the stories and advertisements in the Mount Olive Tribune this week in 1953, 1968 and 1983.
Mario Douglas Jones
MOPD seeking armed gunman
Fired into an occupied residence on Franklin Street
North Duplin gets at-large bid to postseason
Rebels travel to Bear Grass Charter in opening round
Post 11 drops season opener to Lexington Post 7
Wayne County limited to three hits
From the Opinion pages

Country view wakes up soul

One of the coolest things about traveling to out-of-town assignments is roaming country roads. Though you pay attention to the highway, you can’t help but glance when something catches your …