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Old Mount Olive Highway Closed For Repairs

The Old Mount Olive Highway between Outlaw Road in Dudley through to Sleepy Creek Road is Closed to all traffic.

Diamond Trojans split doubleheader with King

The University of Mount Olive softball team split their doubleheader series today with King University. Trojans picked up the victory in game one winning 6-1, but the Tornado won the second game in a low-scoring affair 1-0 moving Mount Olive's record to 20-12 on the season.

Men's volleyball picks up five set win against Limestone

The Trojans of Mount Olive Men's volleyball team were locked in a tight battle with the Saints of Limestone last night that went a full five sets, but Mount Olive prevailed picking up their eighth victory of the season winning three sets to two.

Gators pick up big wins in baseball, soccer, fall to James Kenan in softball

Spring Creek went 2-for-3 yesterday against conference foe James Kenan beating the Tigers 13-3 in baseball, 11-2 in women's soccer, but softball, unfortunately, couldn't complete the trifecta losing to James Kenan 12-4.
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One of the cars involved in the accident on Saturday.
Two vehicle crash sends four to hospital with non-life threatening injuries
Late Saturday afternoon, firefighters from Mount Olive along with EMS station 8, and station 9 responded to a two-vehicle crash at the …
Alexus Elliot sitting with grandmother Margret Elliot (left), mother Denise Elliot and father Marlon Davis.
Southern Wayne's Elliot signs to play volleyball at Elizabeth City State
"Underdog is just a word." Southern Wayne's Alexus Elliot chose to continue to inspire people by signing her National Letter of Intent …
UMO Agriculture Deparment hosts its 5th annual AgFest
The University of Mount Olive's Agricultural department hosted it's fifth annual AgFest where 1300 students from 64 different counties …
Madison Sullivan signing her National Letter of Intent to play at N.C. Wesleyan College. Sullivan has racked up 51 goals  and 48 assists in her career.
Sullivan signs to continue her career at N.C. Wesleyan
Madison Sullivan joined the Bishop family today when she signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her academic and soccer …
Counterfeit money being passed again
Two counterfeit $100 bills have been passed at separate businesses here in the last week, and authorities say there are no suspects at …
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Teachers need protection too

Video cameras being worn as routine gear by police and law enforcement officers in departments across the country have proven to provide the evidence to clear officers of wrongdoing or convict them …

Newton Grove hires new police chief

The Town of Newton Grove has looked to someone who formerly called the Sampson County town home. Gregory Warren will take over the job in just a few weeks as he begins the process of moving back …

Methodists may face split over LGBT issues

Carl Lamm announces retirement

The Positivity Project, part three: Who’s behind it?

Commissioners delay vote on Freedom Balloon Fest

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