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Matt Gore and Tamara Balthazar rehearse a scene from "Almost, Maine," the latest Neuse Little Theatre production.

NLT returns with stories of love

By Scott Bolejack
| May 11, 2021

SMITHFIELD — The Neuse Little Theatre’s latest production, “Almost, Maine,” is a tale about love — w...

Fired Up Pizza & BBQ will join John Howie Jr. & The Rosewood Bluff on July 14 in downtown Selma.

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Rockin’ on Raiford announces lineup

May 3, 2021

SELMA —The Selma Parks and Recreation has announced the lineup for this year’s Rockin’ on Raiford do...

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...


Artists in Quarantine

By Taylor Heeden
| April 28, 2021

The artist Pablo Picasso once said, “The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” During the pandem...

The Tan and Sober Gentlemen will perform this month at The Clayton Center.

Livestream music coming to Clayton

April 1, 2021

Here’s this month’s schedule of livestream concerts at The Clayton Center: April 7 — Elle Stephens &...

Bruce Naegelen performs March 17 as part of the Clayton Center's livestream concert series.

Clayton Center looks back on a year of virtual concerts

By Taylor Heeden
| March 23, 2021

CLAYTON — Scott Henley figured North Carolina’s COVID-19 lockdown would put a brief pause on concert...

Writing contest for Johnston adults opens March 30

March 17, 2021

The Johnston County Writers Group has announced its first spring writing contest for adults. Limited...

The Band of Oz will be among the groups at Beach Fest on April 24 at The Farm.

Beach Fest coming to The Farm on April 24

March 17, 2021

SELMA — Live music returns next month to The Farm, 215 Batten Road, Selma. The eighth annual Beach F...

Local news

La Quinta opens 80-room hotel in Selma

SELMA — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has opened a La Quinta inn at 1695 Outlet Center Drive in Selma. Th...

Endowed scholarship honors Kenly couple

MOUNT OLIVE — A new endowed scholarship at the University of Mount Olive honors Howard and Sharlene ...

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