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Your District Attorney

District Attorney Charles B. (Branny) Vickory, III received his Bachelor of Science degree from UNC Chapel Hill in 1978 and a Juris Doctorate degree from Wake Forest University in 1981. In 1998, he became the District Attorney for the 8th Judicial District (Greene, Lenoir, and Wayne Counties). Previously he had been an Assistant District Attorney for the 8th District.

He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association (Criminal Justice Section), the North Carolina District Attorneys Association and Conference, the Eighth District Bar, the Wayne County Bar, the Lenoir County Bar, and the Eastern North Carolina Inn of Courts. In addition, he is a member of the Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils of Wayne, Greene, and Lenoir counties, the Wayne County Criminal Justice Study Commission and a Member of SEANC.

His civic activities include being a member of the Mount Olive Rotary Club, the Mount Olive Lodge No. 208, A.F. &A.M., the Wayne County Shrine Club, and the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce. Furthermore, he is a member of the Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce and a former member of the Mount Olive Jaycees.

He is a member of the Mount Olive First United Methodist Church and is married with two children.