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If you are a fan of the annual 301 Endless Yard Sale that takes place in 5 different counties, you'll want to mark your calendar for June 15 and June 16 this year! Location: Shop in the communities along US Hwy 301 beginning in Weldon, through Rocky Mount, on to Wilson and the towns in Johnston County and down to Dunn, NC. According to the Johnston County Visitors Bureau, the Great American Country channel was on-site in multiple counties along the sale filming an episode for their show Endless Yard Sale in 2015.
Princeton police arrested a Four Oaks man Tuesday and charged him with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a South Carolina man on April 2. Marcus Anthony Currie, 26, of 292 Buck Dunn Road, in Four Oaks, was arrested at his residence, without incident, at 11:40 a.m. by Princeton police and officers with the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation, N.C. Department of Correction Parole Division and the Johnston County Sheriff's Office. Currie was arrested following an investigation into the deadly shooting of Michael Lorenzo Joyner, 34 of Columbia, South Carolina, who was found lying face down in the road with gunshots wounds to the head, hand and both legs.
A fife and drum corps from Camp Flintlock in Four Oaks slowly marched in misty rain across the grounds of the Governor Richard Caswell Memorial Saturday in celebration of the historic site reopening. Inside the visitors center where artifacts from the 18th-century are kept, reenactors in colonial costumes explained displays of weapons and gear soldiers used in the Colonial era while a woman demonstrated a spinning wheel and a surgeon answered questions about old medical instruments laid out on a table before him. Donna Tart of Newton Grove took photographs in the small room, enjoying a view of the past. Her son Caleb who works at the CSS Neuse Museum and loves history, encouraged her to go to the reopening.
The North Carolina Sons of Confederate Veterans' billboard is near the I-40/I-95 interchange near Benson. It reads, "Help us protect our veterans' monuments!" "More billboards will be appearing in the near future on the state's highways as we defend the honor of our ancestors and inform the public of recent misguided efforts by our governor and activists to politicize, remove, censor and pervert Confederate heritage," wrote R. Kevin Stone, commander of the NCSCV, in a prepared statement.
KS Bancorp, Inc. , parent company of KS Bank, Inc. , today requests that KS shareholders refrain from taking any action with regard to any materials that they may receive from Mr. Phillip A. Lewis until they have had an opportunity to receive and review the Company's proxy materials and the associated "WHITE" proxy card in connection with its upcoming Annual Meeting. Harold T. Keen, President and CEO of KS, commented: "The Company has received a letter from Mr. Lewis that suggests he might run as a director nominee in opposition to a candidate nominated, endorsed and supported by our Company's Board of Directors and senior management team.
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