Bank’s earnings climb
Smithfield-based KS Bancorp has reported third-quarter earnings for $331,000, or 25 cents a share. A year ago, earnings were $309,000, or 24 cents a share.
For the nine months ending Sept. 30, earnings were $591,000, or 45 cents a share. The year before, nine-month earnings were $634,000, or 48 cents a share.
The bank will not pay a third-quarter dividend.
KS Bank continues to be well capitalized according to regulatory standards.
Medical practice opens in McGee’s
CommWell Health, a multi-specialty medical practice, has opened at 70 Crepe Myrtle Drive in the McGee’s Crossroads community. The practice offers medical, dental and behavioral health care. For more information, call 919-938-0875.
Bank employees take challenge
On Sept. 18, employees of Four Oaks Bank took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, raising $2,228 to fight Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Johnston Community College has scheduled the following business-training classes. For registration information, go to johnstoncc.edu/ceregistration.aspx.
Notary public – 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.