Dudley, N.C. - A 2020 Southern Wayne High (SWH) graduate and Air Force JROTC Cadet has officially been awarded a full 4-year scholarship covering all college expenses and will earn a commission in the United States Air Force or United States Space Force upon graduation from Fayetteville State University. Over the holiday break, Quyana Vann Leonard signed a contract with the United States Air Force in acceptance of the ROTC scholarship.
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Goldsboro, NC - The Wayne County Museum will be presenting their annual Black History exhibit in collaboration with the USCT Research Team, on the little-known Black soldiers of the Civil War. The special exhibition will open on Saturday, February 20th at 10am. At 1pm on opening day, local reenactors will introduce visitors to these brave African-American soldiers, and help tell their stories. This fascinating exhibit on Black Civil War history is free to the public and will
Mount Olive, NC - For the second year in a row, the streets of downtown Mount Olive will be quiet on the last full weekend of April. Organizers of the 2021 North Carolina Pickle Festival today announced the cancellation of the event, citing concerns about the COVID19 pandemic. “We decided it best to not hold a live, in-person event for 2021, given the continued severity of the pandemic and the slower-than-anticipated pace of vaccinations,” said Lynn Williams, who co-chairs th