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  1. UNCP men jump to 18th in latest D2 media pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Robesonian

    ... Region teams included in this week's listing as Lincoln Memorial (25-1) hopped up one spot to No. 3 and Mount Olive (25-2) jumped three spots to No. 10. Florida Southern (25-1) maintained its grip on the top spot in the ranking, while Bellarmine ...

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  2. Butterball considered three other states before picking North Carolina for $67M expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    North Carolina recruiters weren't able to take it for granted that the Butterball turkey company would choose to expand into Hoke County when it had a chance to bid on turkey cook plant that had just shut down in December. Documents with the N.C. Department of Commerce show that Butterball, which has its headquarters in Garner, was also considering expansion options near poultry plants it also owns in Illinois, Missouri and Arkansas.

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  3. Economic impact of UMO shows it is a transformative force for regionRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Kinston Free Press

    A comprehensive analysis of the economic impact of higher education in North Carolina has found that the University of Mount Olive created $136.5 million of added economic value during the 2012-13 fiscal year. Overall, the public and private colleges and universities had an impact of $63.5 billion in state, including payroll, operations, the purchase of goods and services, start-up companies, and spending generated by students and alumni.

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  4. Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall dedicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Sampson Independent

    ... for Institutional Advancement Jimmy Williams unveil the new sign at the Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall. MOUNT OLIVE - On Sunday, Feb. 15, the University of Mount Olive officially dedicated the newly renovated Assembly Hall located at 207 Wooten ...

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  5. Revamped Mercyhurst opens lacrosse season todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Erie Times News

    Season opener No. 8 Mercyhurst at Mount Olive - When: Today, noon - Where: Amon Field, Mount Olive, N.C. - On the air: www.umotrojans.com Lakers at a glance - Head coach: Chris Ryan - 2014 record: 12-4, 6-1 - Playoff finish: NCAA Division II quarterfinals - Playoff history: 1 national title , 2 national runners-up , 7 Final Fours, 8 total appearances - Key returnees: GK Michael Grace, M Trevor Vargo, M James Rogan - Key losses: D Andrew Wagner , A Brady Heseltine , A Jake McAndrew , FO Mitch McAvoy , D Ryan Sullivan "This is a huge learning experience," said Ryan, who begins his 15th season at the helm with a team that has three returning starters -- fifth-year senior Michael Grace in net, senior midfielder Trevor Vargo and senior defensive midfielder James Rogan -- and many new faces stepping in for 16 players that comprised one of the best senior classes in Ryan's career.

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  6. University of Mount Olive set to host speaker on black historyRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Wayne County native Laurel C. Sneed will speak during the University of Mount Olive's African American History Month on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 9:30 a.m. in Rodgers Chapel.

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  7. Goldsboro couple on $1 million Powerball win: - We're paying off everything'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... work on Wednesday afternoon when he decided to play Powerball at the the Handy Mart on North Breazeale Avenue in Mount Olive. The couple learned of their big win on Thursday morning after checking their numbers on the lottery's website. "We've been ...

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  8. Powerball ticket sold in Mount Olive makes someone a $1 million winnerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... balls in Wednesday's drawing. The winning $2 ticket was purchased at the Handy Mart on North Breazeale Avenue in Mount Olive. The winning numbers for the $1 million prize were 24-36-51-52-56. The Powerball number was 22. This most recent win marks ...

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  9. Audubon Lecture to be held February 10 at UMORead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Kinston Free Press

    The University of Mount Olive will hold a lecture by Joseph Covington on Birds on the Bayous: John James Audubon in Louisiana. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, February 10, at 7 p.m. in the Southern Bank Auditorium.

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  10. Art show opens today at UMORead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | The Sampson Independent

    The University of Mount Olive will host the photography exhibit, "Running from Bogeys and Chasing Birdies," in the Teresa Pelt Grubbs Art Gallery from Feb. 1-28. The show will display photographs by Jackie Kirby, associate coach of the men's and women's cross country and track and field teams, and by Chip Spiron, head coach of the men's and women's golf teams.

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  11. Sneed to speak at UMO African American History Month celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | The Sampson Independent

    The University of Mount Olive will celebrate African American History Month on Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Rodger's Chapel at 9:30 a.m. This year's celebration will include Laurel C. Sneed as the guest speaker. A native of Wayne County, Sneed is an acclaimed educator and film producer who will present Beyond 12 Years a Slave: The Influential Slave Narratives of Tar Heels Moses Roper, Harriet Jacobs and William H. Singleton.

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  12. UMO sets Glitz dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | The Sampson Independent

    The University of Mount Olive is preparing for its annual Winter Glitz event, which will take place in the Lois K. Murphy Regional Center on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. Hope Fields, director of Alumni Relations, commented, "Winter Glitz is a wonderful event that gives our alumni the opportunity to get dressed up and be taken away to another place for just one night." The theme for this year's event is "A Night at the Theater: A Musical Celebration."

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  13. 'Harvey' coming Feb. 13-14 to UMORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | The Sampson Independent

    The University of Mount Olive drama club, La Belle Epoque, is sponsoring a theatrical production of Harvey on Feb. 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall, located at 207 Wooten St. in Mount Olive. Mary Chase's 1945 Pulitzer Prize winning Harvey continues to be as popular today as it was back in the 40s, having been adapted multiple times for both film and television.

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  14. LiveWire Innovation Cable Fault and Cable Theft Detection for North American Transit MarketRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | ThomasNet

    Mount Olive, N.C. IMPulse NC LLC, a leading U.S. manufacturer of overhead contact system hardware for the public transportation industry, has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with LiveWire Innovation, Inc. to sell the LiveWire Cable Fault and Cable Theft Detection module for the North American Transit Market. The revolutionary LiveWire MantisTM Monitoring System is the first and only live cable module that monitors energized cables and electrical circuits around the clock.

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  15. Braves rally late, beat Coker 20-15 in wrestling dualRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Robesonian

    ... Region squads are included in this week's poll, including second-ranked Lincoln Memorial (15-0) and 16th-ranked Mount Olive (15-2).

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  16. Braves rally late, beat Coker 20-15 in wrestling dualRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Robesonian

    ... Region squads are included in this week's poll, including second-ranked Lincoln Memorial (15-0) and 16th-ranked Mount Olive (15-2).

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  17. Vocalist Marie Ashley to perform at UMORead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The Sampson Independent

    The University of Mount Olive will host a faculty recital on Thursday, Jan. 22, in the Historic Assembly Hall at 7:30 p.m. The recital will feature volcalist Marie Ashley. Marie Ashley started performing opera at the age of 16. She holds a BM from Westminster Choir College in voice performance and a master of music degree in opera from the University of Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut.

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  18. University of Mount Olive will host Hammered Dulcimer Music EventRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    The University of Mount Olive will host the Hammered Dulcimer Music Event on Sunday, Feb. 8. at 6 p.m. in the Historic Assembly Hall, 207 Wooten St. The event will consist of a community worship service,...

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  19. UMO to hold hammered dulcimer concert Feb. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Sampson Independent

    The University of Mount Olive will host the Hammered Dulcimer Music Event on Sunday, Feb. 8. The event will consist of a community worship service, lunch, and a concert that has been diligently planned by the trio of Snow Hill Original Free Will Baptist Church, May's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, and UMO. Assistant professor of music Dr. William Gross will be the featured pianist.

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  20. Jacksonville native wins N.C. Literature AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... 100 anthologies and 400 publications. Currently, Moore is an associate professor of English at the University of Mount Olive. Moore discovered his love of the written word growing up in Jacksonville, where he attended White Oak High School. Poetry ...

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