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Hometown Hero Takes Flight

Hometown Hero Takes Flight

Mackenzie Hinson received a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on Wednesday as she flew with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels in advance of Wings over Wayne Airshow.  The U.S. Navy Blue Angels’ #7, Lcdr Thomas Zimmerman, flew Mackenzie Hinson, 18, of Mt. Olive in the F/A-18 Super Hornet.  Hinson was chosen for the prestigious Hometown Hero honor and…read more »

American Legion Auxiliary Awards Hinson

American Legion Auxiliary Awards Hinson

This week, Mary Ward, President of the American Legion Auxiliary local chapter, presented the American Legion Good Deed award to Kenzie Hinson, founder and owner of the Make A Difference Food Pantry in Mount Olive.  The American Legion Auxiliary has also chosen Hinson to attend the North Carolina Girl’s State, a government-in-action learning program.read more »