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Raleigh-Cary metro area leads NC in growth

More than 1.3 million people live in the Raleigh-Cary metropolitan area, defined as Wake, Johnston and Franklin counties, up 2.5 percent in the year ending last June 30, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The Raleigh metro area is the fastest growing in North Carolina, followed by Charlotte, which grew 2 percent during that time.

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Local chicken rental reps live in Zebulon

VIDEO: Todd and Joni McPhetridge of Zebulon, N.C. run one of the two North Carolina affiliate sites of Rent The Chicken, a company that lets people rent chickens and all the necessary equipment to keep them for six months, and then either keep or return them.
Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com
Local chicken rental reps live in Zebulon 1:01

Local chicken rental reps live in Zebulon

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