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On March 21-22, 2020, thousands of living historians from across the country will descend on Bentonville Battlefield for the 155th Anniversary reenactment of North Carolina’s largest battle. More … more
The following information on felony arrests was provided by local law enforcement agencies. Sampson County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 9 Amy Holland Tadlock, 41, of Mount Olive, was charged … more
It’s official. The newest road in Mount Olive has been named Pickle Road. It was unanimously approved at last week’s meeting of the Town Board of Commissioners. The name was requested by … more
Barbecue Fundraiser Sept. 28 The Mount Olive VFW chapter is hosting a barbecue fundraiser for the club starting at 11 a.m. Sept. 28 until plates run out at 110 N. Church St. Plates of barbecue … more
Sheriff’s deputies have charged a Wayne County man with sexually abusing a 6-year-old girl. Benito Miranda Yanez Jr., 27, of Atlas Price Road east of Mount Olive, was arrested last week … more
The Mount Olive Police Department will be sporting new sidearm weapons within 90 days. Town commissioners, last week, approved Mount Olive Police Chief Tommy Brown’s request to declare the … more
Officers discovered an inmate missing during an inmate count around lunchtime Friday at the Wayne County Detention Center. The inmate, 25-year-old Victor Ramon Castro, was working as a trustee when … more
A public hearing on safety issues at Bert Martin Road and N.C. Highway 55 will be held before the Mount Olive Town Board of Commissioners at its regularly scheduled meeting on Oct. 7. The town … more
North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest made a stop in Mount Olive in a tour of departments Sept. 11 to pay tribute to first responders across the state. Forest made Mount Olive the third stop in his … more
Mount Olive’s new housing authority director Al Butts was publicly introduced at a recent monthly meeting of the town board of commissioners. Butts replaces former authority director Eddie … more
Shaw, King family to gather for reunion The annual C.S. Shaw and Jarris Etta Darden King family reunion will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday in the cafeteria at Southern Wayne High School. Those … more
A district court judge presented a letter of award from Gov. Roy Cooper honoring local gospel group, One Accord, at an annual revival at First Baptist Missionary Church in Kenansville on Aug. … more
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