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Faith Notes: May 21

A block party is scheduled from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at First Baptist Church of Clayton, 411 N. Fayetteville St., Clayton. The party will feature live music, games, inflatables, a food truck and Italian ice. Bring a lawn chair.

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Neuse River close to 25-foot flood stage in Smithfield

In Johnston County, the Neuse River at Smithfield exceeded its 15-foot flood stage Tuesday and continued to rise, reaching nearly 25 feet Wednesday afternoon. At 23 feet, the river flooded Hospital and Buffalo roads and cut off the town water treatment plant’s access to its reservoir. The river is expected to remain flooded above 15 feet until Friday night. The Neuse in Smithfield broke records during Hurricane Matthew when it rose above 29 feet.
Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Neuse River close to 25-foot flood stage in Smithfield 1:06

Neuse River close to 25-foot flood stage in Smithfield

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Women at Selma rally on why they support Donald Trump

Matthew flooding collapses Smith Road 1:39

Matthew flooding collapses Smith Road

Matthew floods Johnston County Boys & Girls Club 2:06

Matthew floods Johnston County Boys & Girls Club