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Faith Notes: Dec. 4

Four Oaks United Methodist Church will present a Christmas cantata at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at the church, 302 N. Church St., Four Oaks. A reception will follow.

News-Star: Opinion

Critics overstate jail’s impact

Johnston County wants to build its next jail, or law-enforcement center, near three schools, a park and a pediatrics practice. Some Smithfield residents think that’s a bad idea, for two reasons. One, they argue, it’s unsafe to house inmates so close to that many children. Second, they say, the land needs taxpaying homes and businesses more than it needs a law-enforcement center that would take the land off of the tax rolls.

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Women at Selma rally on why they support Donald Trump

Women attending Donald Trump's campaign rally in Selma, NC talk about why they choose to support the Republican candidate for president.
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Women at Selma rally on why they support Donald Trump

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