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The Mount Olive Town Board of Commissioners, in a special-called session last week, approved the density request of a Jacksonville developer who plans to build a 72-unit housing complex just north of … more
The most pressing need right now in the Mount Olive Fire Department is the replacement of a 23-year-old pumper that is beginning to have major maintenance problems. Officials say it will cost an … more
Longtime Mount Olive Police Department Administrative Assistant Barbara Brinson has received the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce’s coveted Linda Murray Administrative Professional of the Year … more
Nearly 130 ninth and 10th grade Health Science Academy students attended the recent Health Science Academy Career Fair, held in the Ed Emory Auditorium. Students from all five high schools attended … more
A proposed $7.2 million budget for the town of Mount Olive next year, keeps the tax rate the same, but passes higher costs for water rates and solid waste onto taxpayers. The budget is up for public … more
The board of advisors of the Duplin County Community Foundation recently awarded $56,250 in recovery grants from the North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund to support the long-term … more
MOUNT OLIVE — Micah Lee, of Mount Olive received the distinguished Dr. Thomas R. Morris Award for Academic Excellence at the University of Mount Olive’s spring commencement.  The Award is … more
A sinkhole that broke pavement in the middle of the intersection at James and Church Streets has forced officials to shut down the crossing and detour traffic. Authorities said the sinkhole … more
More than 100 sudents, athletes and community members converged on the football field of North Duplin High School on April 23 to unite in prayer and worship in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ … more
Two of 19 new vehicles in the town’s fleet are already in service. The move is part of a new agreement with the firm of Enterprise that will replace all of the town’s vehicles with new ones … more
An upcoming rally in Raleigh has led to a shortage of teachers in Wayne County Public Schools, prompting the district to announce that all of its schools will be closed to students on Wednesday, May … more
Town officials late last summer slammed down the hammer on weeded lot issues and passed regulations allowing fines against violators. The action came when officials said the town could no longer … more
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