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SELMA — State highway contractor Fred Smith Co. says a subcontractor was responsible for a fallen power line across Interstate 95 between Micro and Kenly that caused a road closure last Thursday, … more
SELMA — Outgoing Town Manager Elton Daniels will become the city of Rocky Mount’s parks and recreation director effective Feb. 18. Daniels unexpectedly resigned Jan. 8 during a Selma Town … more
In a coordinated effort between animal organizations in advance of Hurricane Florence, 21 dogs and nine cats fostered by volunteers in the Maggie Society are headed for adoption in … more
KENLY — Thanks to a monetary gift in longtime church member Rachel Kirby Thomas’ will, Kenly United Methodist Church has added an enclosed accessibility lift near its front entrance on East … more
KENLY — The Rev. George Arant of the Kenly Ministerial Association told an audience of about 120 people Monday morning that “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream that God our creator impressed … more
When Carolyn Traore heard a knock at the door Wednesday, she knew God had answered her prayer. “I’m so touched,” she said. “I’m teary-eyed. I really feel blessed.” Traore was one … more
PRINCETON — Christie Woodard said her dream was always to become a restaurant owner. Last month, her dream came true. Crick’s Pizza Shack opened last month. It’s located at 1060 Edwards … more
SELMA — The Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum, 104 W. Anderson St., will present a program on the life and times of Lunsford Richardson, the inventor of Vicks VapoRub, from 11 a.m. to noon … more
SELMA — Authorities are searching for a teenage girl reported missing from the Bojangles' restaurant where she works. The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for … more
PRINCETON — Princeton High School students on the Future Farmers of America forestry team are preparing to compete in the regional forestry competition in April. “The forestry team consists of … more
SMITHFIELD — The Johnston Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2 in the college’s Wilson Conference Room. For more information, call 919-209-2011 or email … more
SELMA — Work to widen Ricks Road — a shortcut between U.S. 301 and U.S. 70 in Selma — is scheduled to start Monday, according to N.C. Department of Transportation spokesman Andrew Barksdale. … more
Scattered showers and storms this weekend combined with comfortable temperatures make for typical spring weather in eastern North Carolina, Albert Thomas Jr. says in the latest installment of The … more
GARNER — The Pine Level-based Baker School of Dance will celebrate its 40th anniversary with its annual spring recital, “Top 40 Hits” this Saturday at the Garner Performing Arts Center. … more
SMITHFIELD — Town Manager Mike Scott received a positive annual job evaluation and salary increase. The council met in closed session at its Jan. 8 meeting to evaluate Scott’s … more
WENDELL — Corinth Holders High School will receive a $5.8 million to ease overcrowding on its campus. The Johnston County Board of Education voted unanimously at its April 9 meeting to approve the … more
KENLY — Just like it usually occurs each year about this time the buzzards have returned en masse. According to Jess Joliff, who lives with his mother Lulu, 90, on Wilson Street near U.S. 222 … more
NASHVILLE -- A body found Tuesday in rural Edgecombe County has been positively identified as that of a Wilson Medical Center nurse who has been missing since Friday, and investigators say there was … more
GREENVILLE — A Kenly native and first-year student at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine is among a select group of U.S. dental students and the only student from North Carolina … more
CLAYTON — The Johnston Community College apprenticeship program will host two information sessions in January and February for students to learn more about the program and how to apply to be … more
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