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Basketball Goals Donated To Mount Olive Park (PHOTO GALLERY)

Basketball Goals Donated To Mount Olive Park (PHOTO GALLERY)

(GDN) — Six new basketball goals are now in play at a Mount Olive park.  Alkebulan Community Reform, a non-profit group, donated the new basketball goals to the town.  The new hoops were installed at Nelson Street Park.  Alkebulan held a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon at the park marking the upgrade.read more »

Christmas Season Arrives In Mount Olive (PHOTO GALLERY)

Christmas Season Arrives In Mount Olive (PHOTO GALLERY)

The streets of downtown Mount Olive were busy Saturday morning as people started showing up early to catch the downtown Christmas parade that kicked off at 10 AM on the dot. From children sitting on the sidewalk to adults sitting in lounge chairs, they waited for the parade to get underway. Most of the children…read more »

Fire Destroys Several Downtown Mount Olive Buildings (PHOTO GALLERY)

Fire Destroys Several Downtown Mount Olive Buildings (PHOTO GALLERY)

(GDN) – Fire rips through the heart of Downtown Mount Olive.  The blaze erupted in a handful of the business buildings on the south end of Center Street on Wednesday.  While some of the structures burned, nearby buildings also suffered heavy smoke damage.  Multiple fire departments from Wayne County and the surrounding area were called…read more »

BREAKING: Fire Engulfs Buildings In Downtown Mount Olive

BREAKING: Fire Engulfs Buildings In Downtown Mount Olive

(GDN) — A handful of buildings in Downtown Mount Olive are ablaze as of the noon hour. The fire broke out and overtook the buildings on the south end of Center Street. Other nearby structures appear to have heavy smoke damage as well. Several fire departments are on the scene battling the blaze. Everyone is…read more »

First-Ever Pickles, Pigs & Swigs Set For Saturday In Mount Olive

First-Ever Pickles, Pigs & Swigs Set For Saturday In Mount Olive

(GDN) — Relish in a DILL-lightful day in the Town of Mount Olive.  The inaugural Pickles, Pigs & Swigs is being held in Mount Olive this Saturday, November 20.  Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce President Julie Beck appeared on Jeff Farrow’s Morning Show on Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits and says the town wanted to start…read more »

Pickles, Pigs & Swigs Finalizes Plans For November 20

Pickles, Pigs & Swigs Finalizes Plans For November 20

Pickles. Pigs. Swigs. It all comes together for the first time ever in downtown Mount Olive later this month. Set for Saturday, November 20, Pickles, Pigs & Swigs will benefit the Mount Olive Downtown Development Corporation. Featured, of course, are Mt. Olive Pickles, craft beer from Mount Olive-based R&R Brewing, and a North Carolina Pork…read more »

Tuna Relay Returns To Mount Olive

Tuna Relay Returns To Mount Olive

The Tuna Relay /200 will return to Mount Olive this Friday, October 22. Runners will be on Wayne County roads beginning at 12:30PM on Friday through midnight. The race starts in Garner, NC and runs through eastern North Carolina to finish in Atlantic Beach. Runners will approach Mount Olive from Four Oaks and the Bentonville…read more »

Cycle NC Riders Stop In Mount Olive (PHOTO GALLERY)

Cycle NC Riders Stop In Mount Olive (PHOTO GALLERY)

Mount Olive and the surrounding area were able to show off for hundreds of bicyclists on Friday.  The Town of Mount Olive’s historic train depot served as rest stop for Cycle NC’s annual Mountains to the Coast ride.  The cyclists left Sparta, NC on October 2nd and concluded their ride in North Topsail Beach on…read more »

Hundreds Of Cycle NC Riders To Visit Mount Olive Oct. 8

Hundreds Of Cycle NC Riders To Visit Mount Olive Oct. 8

Mount Olive will roll out the welcome mat to hundreds of cyclists expected to roll into downtown throughout the day on Friday, October 8. Mount Olive’s Historic Train Depot will serve as a rest stop for Cycle NC’s annual Mountains to the Coast ride, which starts Saturday, October 2 in Sparta and ends over 450…read more »

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