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Filing for candidates in countywide municipal and sanitary district elections opens at noon Friday and will run through noon on July 19. The election is scheduled to be held on Nov. 5. All five … more
No public fireworks displays are planned this Fourth of July in Mount Olive, but the town will still celebrate Independence Day with free food and entertainment at Westbrook Park. The Exchange … more
The town of Mount Olive received good grades in an in-depth administrative review from the North Carolina League of Municipalities which concluded “the town’s future appears bright.” The … more
The Breath Alcohol Testing Mobile Unit, known as the “BAT Mobile,” helped officers from multiple agencies make 11 arrests and write 33 tickets in a Wayne County DWI checkpoint Friday. Five … more
The Mount Olive Municipal Airport is next in line for an automated weather observation station (AWOS). The new $150,000 project will be financed by the North Carolina Department of Transportation … more
Mount Olive Mayor Joe Scott has named a seven member committee to plan details for next year’s sesquicentennial celebration marking the town’s 150th birthday. Named to the committee to serve … more
Cecelia Hoffler thought she had her life planned out; a degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, a career in psychology, and one day becoming a wife and mother.  However, as the saying goes, “things seldom turn out the way you plan them.”  That was certainly true for Hoffler.   more
State legislators presented a budget that included funding for Mount Olive and Wayne County. The governor vetoed it. And now the process to hammer out a spending deal both sides will agree on … more
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will accept entries to its 15th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition until 5 p.m., Sept. 1. Entries can be submitted at … more
New, “top-of-the-line” body cameras have been selected for Mount Olive Police, but town leaders say the cameras probably won’t be up and running for about a month. The 16 new cameras were … more
A preliminary engineer’s report on needed repairs at Mount Olive’s wastewater treatment plant has been submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the continuing effort to find grant money … more
Ongoing efforts to bring beauty, life and interest back to downtown Mount Olive are being praised by locals and visitors. “I don’t know how many comments we get from residents and visitors … more
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