Tag Archives: Town of Mount Olive

N.C TTFC Grants to Benefit WCC, UMO, and Town of Mount Olive

N.C TTFC Grants to Benefit WCC, UMO, and Town of Mount Olive

RALEIGH – The N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission (N.C. TTFC) awarded more than $6.1 million through 30 grants for agricultural and economic initiatives across the state. These grants place a high priority on projects that stimulate the agricultural economy, train current and future farmers, and help farmers execute innovative ideas.read more »

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 »