Area News

Bethany Daddy-Daughter Dance set for Feb. 10

Bethany Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting its fifth annual Daddy-Daughter Dance on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the church, located at 8980 Old Beulah Road in Kenly. This is a free event and guests will receive a free picture, according to dance committee member Amy Beasley. “Guests planning to attend…

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Selma woman arrested for using profanity

Selma Police arrested a 22-year-old woman on one misdemeanor charge of indecent language. The incident happened at 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Han-dee Hugo’s, 350 U.S. 70 E, Selma. Police officers were chasing two suspects when Jasmine Genee Greene arrived on the scene. Police had arrested Gavin Christian and Rashaun Eason. Christian,…

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Free U.S. citizenship class to be held at Selma public library

Triangle South Literacy Works is having a free U.S. citizenship class at the Selma Public Library located at 301 N. Pollock St. The class will prepare adult immigrants who are eligible for U.S. citizenship. Classes meet on Wednesday nights, Jan. 17 through May 16, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Topics include U.S. History from…

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Johnston County Schools set snow make up days

Losing additional school days due to winter weather has required Johnston County Public Schools to change the calendar by extending the semester until January 29 and redesignating some days in order to make up lost instructional time.  For traditional calendar and year-round students, Thursday, Jan. 25 and Friday, Jan. 26 will now be regular school…

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Selma Police arrest two on felony drug charges

Selma Police arrested two people on Tuesday afternoon, Jan 16, at the Master’s Inn on felony drug charges. A Selma Police officer said in his report that he was patrolling the Master’s Inn, located at 318 U.S. Hwy 70 East, a known high crime and drug area, when he noticed a white vehicle parked in…

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SCHOOL MENUS

JOHNSTON COUNTY Monday, Jan. 29 BREAKFAST – Eggstravaganza w/Toast. LUNCH – Chicken Pot Pie, Cheese Pizza, Broccoli Salad, Carnival Potatoes, Fresh Fruit. Tuesday, Jan. 30 BREAKFAST – French Toast Parfait. LUNCH – Cheesesticks w/Marinara, Mandarin Orange Chicken w/Rice, Cali Veggies, Cucumber and Tomatoes, Strawberry Cup. Wednesday, Jan. 31 BREAKFAST – Chicken Biscuit. LUNCH – Cheese…

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Tickets available for TFLM breakfast

Tickets are still available for the Tobacco Farm Life Museum’s 13th annual Breakfast with the Commissioner with North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler on Friday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 a.m. at Holshouser Building, North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The breakfast serves as a fundraiser for the museum and is held in conjunction with…

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Princeton Elementary hosts first blood drive

By Steve Reed sreed@kenlynews.com Princeton Elementary School’s first blood drive on Tuesday, Jan. 9 was such a success that potential donors had to be turned away. Students recruited their parents and grandparents and received medallions if they agreed to participate. “I always give blood,” said Lisa Johnson of Princeton. “But I’m doing this for my…

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