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Cleveland's J’vin Farmer goes down after returning a midgame kickoff.

Rams fall short in title bid

By Taylor Heeden
| May 7, 2021

CHAPEL HILL — Cleveland High School players and parents alike shed tears after the Rams came up shor...

Clayton Mayor Jody McLeod makes an appeal to escape a downtown rooftop.

‘Ransom on the Roof’ raises $28,000

By Taylor Heeden
| May 6, 2021

CLAYTON — Four hostages raised $28,000 in ransom to escape a downtown rooftop on April 24. A project...

A duplex is under construction on East Johnston Street in Smithfield. Johnston  commissioners want to steer such housing to the county's towns, but state lawmakers might take that power away from them.

Affordable housing debate comes to Johnston

By Scott Bolejack
| May 6, 2021

SMITHFIELD — The vote was unanimous. All Johnston commissioners oppose N.C. House and Senate bills t...

After a hiatus because of COVID-19, live music will return to the Rudy theater on July 10.

Live@The Rudy returning in July

May 6, 2021

SELMA — The Rudy theater will reopen July 10. The day will begin with a Classic Country Jubilee at 1...

The Cleveland High School Rams are headed to Chapel Hill to play for a state football championship.

Cleveland to play for state football title

By Taylor Heeden
| May 5, 2021

Amid a pandemic that upended sports, the Cleveland High School Rams played their way into Thursday’s...

Deputy shoots suspect during arrest in Benson

May 5, 2021

A Johnston County sheriff’s deputy shot a suspect Wednesday morning in Benson, the Sheriff’s Office ...

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