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The United Way of Wayne County awarded 16 grants to 11 local agencies to support education, financial stability, health and wellness and basic needs in the community. A result of a successful … more
A number of town employees, particularly department heads and emergency personnel, will participate in an online webinar provided by the School of Government in Chapel Hill that is aimed at smoothing … more
While limited contact with the public is now in operation to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Mount Olive officials say they do not anticipate any disruption in trash pickup. Town Manager Charles … more
Wayne County, including Mount Olive, has been under an official state of emergency for nearly two weeks. Town Manager Charles Brown said that status is somewhat misleading to the general public, … more
Wayne County Sheriff Larry Pierce says he wants county residents to know that nothing has changed with the way law enforcement is being provided during the COVID-19 crisis, but there have been … more
Two more University of Mount Olive students have died from injuries they sustained in an early-morning wreck near campus on Friday, March 13. Chaney Partrich, a freshman exercise science major … more
“Hola!” “Everyone doing OK?” “So glad to see you!” Parents and students received those greetings from the Brogden Middle School staff Thursday and Friday as they picked up … more
The United Way of Wayne County has canceled its Volunteer Appreciation Event set for March 30, in accordance with guidelines from Wayne County and Wayne UNC Health Care. Fill the Theatre set to be … more
The Mount Olive Area Historical Society is postponing its second Historical Glimpses program set for April 17 due to the coronavirus outbreak. “A History of Mount Olive, Part I” was set to be … more
An effort is underway to revive the now dormant Mount Olive Community Development Corp. The organization surfaced about a decade ago through efforts of the late former mayor, Ruff Huggins. Its … more
There is currently a list of approximately 90 residents in the town of Mount Olive with some type of health issue that prevents them from rolling trash pickup carts to the front of their home for … more
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