Viewing: Wib Owen

Happy birthday, Smokey Bear!

By on August 8, 2012

Even though he’s another year older, Smokey Bear doesn’t show any signs of slowing down his fire-prevention campaign. Smokey Bear, who turns 68 on Thursday, is the longest running, public service advertising campaign in U.S. history and has become an

N.C. Forest Service helps fire departments acquire equipment, training

By on July 25, 2012

Across the state, fire departments are benefiting from the N.C. Forest Service’s Fire Department Assistance Program, which helps them obtain equipment, supplies and training. “The Fire Department Assistance Program is a great partnership between fire departments, the Forest Service and