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Crime

Man, woman charged with delivering drug used to make meth

Wake County sheriff's deputies Wednesday filed multiple charges related to methamphetamine and other drugs against a woman who was convicted in February of drug felonies in Johnston County and a man who was release from prison in April after being convicted in Johnston of meth-related charges.

Johnston County

Memorial Day observances

A Memorial Day observance is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, May 30, at the Johnston County Courthouse on Market Street in downtown Smithfield. Sherill Stevens of Selma, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, will speak.

News-Star: Opinion

School system shows its colors

On May 18, Concerned Citizens for Successful Schools issued a news release saying the Johnston County schools had agreed to release public records the citizens’ group had sought for more than a year. In response to the news release, the schools issued a statement that says much about Johnston school leaders, not much of it good.

News-Star: Opinion

Five things to know about House budget

The House finished its budget, so now it’s on to the Senate. The big question is whether the Senate will agree with most of the House’s spending or differ extensively, setting up potentially contentious negotiations. Here are five items in the House budget to help get you up to speed:

Community

Faith Notes: May 29

A rummage sale is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 11, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 4057 U.S. 70 Business West between Smithfield and Clayton. The sale will feature a variety of items. Fill a bag with clothes for $4.

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Coach K talks about how proud he is of his team

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Duke's Kennard speaks about Oregon

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Coach K denies telling Oregon's Dillon Brooks to stop showing off

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Duke's Myles Jones has chance to be role model for blacks in lacrosse

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Laura Keeley breaks down Duke's loss to Oregon in the Sweet 16

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Corinth Holders girls coach on value of making playoffs

Corinth Holders girls basketball coach Brandy Smith finds that just making the playoffs was a worthwhile experience for her players, especially those coming back next fall.
Elliott Warnock ewarnock@newsobserver.com
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Corinth Holders girls coach on value of making playoffs

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Cold, wet kitten rescued from storm drain in Clayton

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Corinth Holders coach on message to his players after playoff loss

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Novo Nordisk Announces Expansion in Johnston County