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Smithfield Herald

Smithfield lights up for Christmas

As drivers head into Smithfield from the west, they’re witness to heralding angels glowing on town light poles. As traffic crosses the Neuse River into downtown, those angels give way to another sign of the season, bright snowflakes.

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Matthew flooding collapses Smith Road

Hurricane Matthew flooding caused a complete collapse of Smith Road in Johnston County and several partial washouts of the road. A vehicle remained stranded in the rubble more than a week after the storm.
Abbie Bennett abennett@newsobserver.com
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

Matthew floods Smithfield councilman's business 1:18

Matthew floods Smithfield councilman's business

Record flooding in Smithfield after Hurricane Matthew pushes Neuse over banks 2:14

Record flooding in Smithfield after Hurricane Matthew pushes Neuse over banks