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The paving of the winding road at the entrance of the Mount Olive Municipal Airport is a state-funded project, but a date for the work to begin is still uncertain. Town Manager Charles Brown said … more
There are many reasons adult students return to school. Some are planning a career change or need new skills for career advancement. Others enroll for personal development or after a change in their … more
Mount Olive Mayor Joe Scott and the five members of the town board all seek reelection, and only one is facing opposition. District 1 Commissioner Vicky Darden, who seeks her second term on the … more
The University of Mount Olive has been recognized as one of the 2019 Best Online Bachelor’s in Criminology programs in the nation by BestColleges, a leading provider of independent college … more
A Thursday night storm that dumped nearly six inches of rain on the Mount Olive area is blamed for another sewage spill at the town’s wastewater treatment plant. The heavy rainfall and a … more
Results of a countywide property tax revaluation could result in an estimated 7% or 8% increase in property tax bills for Mount Olive residents, but town officials say the final estimates are not in … more
The proposed 70-unit housing complex on North Breazeale Avenue will not be locating in Mount Olive. The failure of the town’s capabilities to immediately insure water and sewer service for the … more
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 … more
Mount Olive elected officials, administrators and community business leaders are in the grips of what could easily be described as a historical wait and see game that has them all on the edge. At … more
Four people have been injured in four shootings in the last two weeks in Mount Olive. Police say the incidents are unrelated and all of them remain under investigation. Anyone with information on … more
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 … more
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 … more
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