Area News

Harbor to return to its new facility soon

Harbor, the domestic violence non-profit agency, should return to its newly constructed facility within the next few weeks said Kay Johnson, executive director. Johnson gave an update to the Selma Town Council at its April 11 meeting. Hurricane Matthew displaced Harbor on Oct. 8, 2016.

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Area attorneys listed among top 10

Two area attorneys have made the list of North Carolina’s Top 10 lawyers by “Super Lawyers” magazine. James Narron and Jack O’Hale of the Smithfield firm of Narron, O’Hale and Whittington were listed in the publication’s 2017 edition.

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My North Johnston Day rescheduled for May 10

The date for the second edition of “This is My North Johnston Day” that had been planned for April 5 at North Johnston has been moved to May 10 due to a scheduling conflict that involved guest speaker Alex Hayden.

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Leegins receives award of excellence

Elizabeth Leegins, a junior at North Johnston High School, was presented with a framed award of excellence last week certifying and recognizing her attendance and successful completion of Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders held last summer in Boston, Mass.

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Local youth take top honors at JC Livestock Show and Sale

Marcy Price of Selma, with the grand champion steer that sold for $4,340, grand champion hog that sold for $1,850 and reserve champion hog that sold for $1,100, and Kadence Overby of Selma with grand champion lamb that sold for $1,215 took top honors at Johnston County Youth Livestock Show and Sale held April 10-12…

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National Day of Prayer to be observed in Kenly on May 4

National Day of Prayer will be observed in Kenly on May 4 at  noon at Kenly fire station flagpole. The event is sponsored by Kenly Ministerial Association and speakers will include Rev. George Arant of Kenly Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Joe McDougald of Delightful Temple Ministries, Rev Aubrey Williamson of Kenly Free Will Baptist and Rev.…

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Ham & Yam Festival set May 6 in Smithfield

Whether your pleasure is listening to live bands perform music, sampling dishes and snacks with a ham or yam flavor or watching highly competitive and fun pig races there should be something for everyone to do in downtown Smithfield next Saturday, May 6 as the 33rd annual Ham and Yam Festival comes to town.

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Niagara plans 5th Sunday Fellowship

Niagara Pentecostal Holiness Church will hold 5th Sunday Fellowship on April 30. Legacy will be in concert during the 11 a.m. service, with lunch being served afterward. The church is located at 1820 Bagley Rd., Kenly.

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Southern Heritage to perform

The Southern Heritage of Princeton will be in a gospel concert at Hickory Cross Gospel Center, 3712 Hickory Cross Crossroads Rd., Kenly, on Sunday, April 30, at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited.

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