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SMITHFIELD— The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded Johnston Community College a $10,000 grant to support adult literacy. This local grant award is part of more than $8.3 million in … 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
SELMA — Highlighted by a ceremonial first plunge into the deep end by both Selma Mayor Cheryl Oliver and Councilman Mark Petersen on May 25, the town’s public swimming pool at 211 W. Griswold St. … more
SELMA — Town residents may notice smoke rising from out of the ground, sidewalks, cleanouts and streets beginning Monday, but officials say the smoke is harmless and people should not be … 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
RALEIGH—A 29-year-old Selma man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after police say he fired a gun into a neighboring apartment. Darnell Thomas Brown pleaded guilty to possession … more
GOLDSBORO — Sheriff’s deputies say they approached a car stopped in the middle of the road and found a Johnston County man “grossly impaired” on alcohol and drugs behind the wheel. … 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
SMITHFIELD— A 7.5-mile segment of U.S. 70 in the Selma-Smithfield area will be resurfaced after the N.C. Department of Transportation awarded a $4.7 million contract in May. S.T. Wooten Corp. of … more
SMITHFIELD — A 28-year-old woman found dead outside her Smithfield home on July 2 was fatally stabbed, police confirmed last week. “With the assistance of the North Carolina Medical … 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
KENLY — Several streets that were in dire need of repairs have a new look and feel following a repaving project that began May 21 and wrapped up Friday. Kenly Town Manager Michael Douglas said … more
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