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  1. Man arrested at Wayne County LandfillRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    A Mount Olive man found hiding in a 40-yard container at the Wayne County Landfill Friday is charged with first-degree trespassing, a sheriff's office press release said.

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  2. Deadline looming for county's annual Senior Games contestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Arthur and Wilma Herring play cornhole during the Senior Games at Westbrook Park in Mount Olive last year. Cornhole was the most popular event at last year's Senior Games.

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  3. Area churches holding 2015 Annual Women's ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Sampson Independent

    On tonight, March 18, at 7:30 p.m., Spring Revival is being held at Red Hill MBC, Clinton. Dr. Hattie Lofton is the guest speaker.The host pastor, the Rev.

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  4. GQ Quartet to Perform March 28 at the University of Mount OliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Kinston Free Press

    The GQ is set to perform at the University of Mount Olive on March 28, in the Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall located at 207 Wooten St. in Mount Olive at 7:30 p.m. The Recital Series brings students and local residents opportunities to enjoy the finest performers of various musical genres at no cost. There are four performances in total, with two each semester.

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  5. Traffic Alert: Lane of Highway 55 closed near Mount Olive after wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WITN

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation said around 8:15 a.m. Monday, a wreck on Highway 55 westbound near Old Harvey Sutton Road forced them to close one lane of traffic.

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  6. Wayne County woman wins $200,000 playing - 20X The Cash'Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... an Eastern North Carolina player has won the $200,000 top prize on a 20X The Cash ticket. Earlina Robinson of Mount Olive purchased her lucky $5 ticket at the Arrington Mart on Bill Lane Boulevard in Dudley. She claimed her after-tax winnings of ...

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  7. Swett alum Bird leads No. 27 UNCP to Hilton Head titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Robesonian

    ... title of the 2014-15 campaign and first of the spring. King finished in the runner-up position, while Wingate, Mount Olive and Queens rounded out the top 5. KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the first time in 24 years, the UNCP men's basketball team finished ...

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  8. No. 15 UNCP earns trip to NCAA tourney after early PBC finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Robesonian

    ... champion Carson-Newman (18-13) in the opening round. Fifth-seeded GRU Augusta (23-6) will battle fourth-seeded Mount Olive (28-3) as well. The final first round game at B. Frank Turner Arena has top-seeded Lincoln Memorial (29-2) taking on ...

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  9. Black History ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Southern Wayne High School cheerleaders, dance team and marching band fill the area with music as they march down Breazeale Avenue in Mount Olive during the annual Black History Parade held Saturday.

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  10. UNCP basketball earns NCAA tourney berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Robesonian

    ... champion Carson-Newman (18-13) in the opening round. Fifth-seeded GRU Augusta (23-6) will battle fourth-seeded Mount Olive (28-3) as well. The final first round game at B. Frank Turner Arena includes top-seeded Lincoln Memorial (29-2) taking on ...

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  11. UMO exceeds and extends capital campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Sampson Independent

    In a recent news release, the University of Mount Olive announced that it has exceeded its initial capital campaign goal. It also detailed an extension of the campaign to address two areas of critical need.

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  12. UMO faculty recital to feature 'The Carnival'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    The University of Mount Olive will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in the Hazel Waters Kornegay Historic Assembly Hall located at 207 Wooten St. in Mount Olive.

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

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  15. Economic impact of UMO shows it is a transformative force for regionRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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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  16. Butterball considered three other states before picking North Carolina for $67M expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  17. Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall dedicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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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  18. Revamped Mercyhurst opens lacrosse season todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | 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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  19. University of Mount Olive set to host speaker on black historyRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | 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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  20. Goldsboro couple on $1 million Powerball win: - We're paying off everything'Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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