Banker earns promotion
Four Oaks Bank has promoted Linda Winn to vice president.
Winn joined the bank in 2008 to fill the newly created role of commercial-services officer. She works with business deposit customers needing merchant services, business payroll, remote deposit, remote cash deposit and electronic wire capabilities.
“Linda brings additional value to the bank’s business relationships with the personal assistance she provides our business clients throughout all of our markets,” said Jeff Pope, executive vice president and chief banking officer at Four Oaks Bank. “We are fortunate to have Linda on our team.”
Winn is available to meet with customers in her office at 1408 Garner Station Blvd. To learn more, call 919-225-7663 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winn and her husband, Bo, reside in Raleigh.
Wise Metals Group, which has an operation in Johnston County near Clayton, has announced the merger of Wise Recycling with Source Recycling.
Wise has five yards in Colorado, North Carolina, Florida and Virginia, plus feeder locations in six states. Source Recycling has three yards in Maryland and North Carolina and one feeder in Maryland. The new company will be named Wise Recycling, and all of the yards will operate under the Wise Recycling name and logo. Wise will own a majority of the equity in the new company.
Wise will continue to operate independently its seven New Mexico yards and one Kentucky yard.
Wes Oberholzer is the company’s president and chief operating officer. “We believe the creation of the new Wise will position it as a more effective competitor in all the markets Wise serves, and we are excited about the prospects of this business going forward,” he said.
Johnston Community College has scheduled the following business-training classes. For registration information, go to johnstoncc.edu/ceregistration.aspx.
Notary public – 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. Also, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Kenly Center, 408 S. College Ave., Kenly; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Benson Conference Center, 303 E. Church St., Benson; 6-9 p.m. Nov. 17-18 at the Cleveland Center, 9046 Cleveland Road; and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $70, and the required textbook is available in the JCC bookstore on the Smithfield campus, 245 College Road.
Electronic notarization – 1-5 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. The class will instruct existing notaries in the new requirement for performing electronic notarization. The $70 fee includes the textbook.
Excel Level I – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. In this introduction to spreadsheets, businesspeople will learn how to create and modify a basic workbook. The fee is $71.
Publisher I – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. Learn how to create professional documents. The fee is $71.
Quickbooks – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 6 in Room 1033 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. Topics include setting up the company file; customizing templates; setting up customers and vendors; creating invoices, receiving payment and making deposits; entering and paying bills; and reconciling bank, credit card and loan accounts. The fee is $125.
Understanding and Motivating Others in the Workplace – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 18 in Room 1032 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. Learn how to recognize, apprecaiate and make effective use of the differences in people you work with. The fee is $125.