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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Mount Olive Pickle Festival — 29 whether it's modern, an older car, muscle car, whatever," he said. "We give out awards at different levels, to around the top 75 and also about 15 specialty trophies." Outside of paying for the tro- phies, all proceeds from registra- tion fees will be donated to the Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. The Wayne County Cruisers hold several shows each year, with each show benefiting a local charity. The show should last until around 3 p.m., Thorne said. Last year's show raised approxi- mately $600, and Thorne is hoping to meet that level again this year. If cool cars are your thing, this is one show you won't want to miss. Continued from 28 CRUISIN' THROUGH PARKING used for church missions. First Baptist Church will open its parking lot on West John Street Friday from 6 to 10:30 p.m. for $5 per vehicle and Saturday for $7 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If someone leaves they are given a paper so that can return to the lot, provided there is space at no charge. Proceeds are used for to help defray costs for the church's youth group to attend summer camp. Cub Scout Pack 34 of Mount Olive Presbyterian Church will operate the parking lot at the old IGA grocery store on the corner of Main and Church streets. The cost will be $8. The Scouts will be selling concessions as well. The parking will be Saturday only from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. All proceeds will be used to help defray the costs of summer camp. Free parking is available at Kornegay Arena on the University of Mount Olive cam- pus. Ride a free shuttle to and from downtown. The shuttle runs about every 15 minutes. There will be a strong law enforcement presence both days, Brown said. "Typically what we do is we have officers staged up at Main and Center streets. We rotate the officers. We break the area of the Pickle Festival up into zones and officers are assigned zones and they rotate out of the zones. Continued from 9 Hey, have your heard about the new Got to Be NC Pavilion? Try out some BBQ sauces and check out the other vendors in this giant white tent that will be located next to the Rock Wall. Speaking of the Rock Wall, have a heART and see if you can reach the top. PICKLE CLUE

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