Johnston County and the City of Raleigh will work together to develop new water sources from the Neuse River.
Johnston County and the City of Raleigh will work together to develop new water sources from the Neuse River. lfinaldi@newsobserver.com
Johnston County and the City of Raleigh will work together to develop new water sources from the Neuse River. lfinaldi@newsobserver.com

Johnston County, Raleigh strike deal

October 27, 2014 09:02 AM

UPDATED October 28, 2014 04:57 PM

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