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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.

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.

Smithfield: 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.

Smithfield: 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:

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D and J Goat Farms auction

D and J Goat Farms held their Spring Fever auction at the Johnston County Livestock Arena.
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D and J Goat Farms auction

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Food and Fun Highlight Smithfield Ham & Yam Festival

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Stephenson takes 3A boys golf championship

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Smithfield firefighters train to rescue trapped firefighters