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The Vance County school board at its meeting Monday night could approve alternative assessments for third-graders to demonstrate reading proficiency.
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The Benson Chamber of Commerce is seeking craft and food vendors for the fifth annual Classic Antique Tractor Show, which will take place April 11-12 at the Chamber Park and Arena, 355 J. Lee Road, Benson.
Don Rains, mayor of Princeton, has filed for the N.C. Senate. The Democrat will seek the District 10 seat, which represents Duplin, Johnston and Sampson counties.
RTP's chief executive, Bob Geolas, visited Johnston County Commissioners on Monday.
The National Weather Service's Raleigh Forecast Office said Wake County averaged anywhere from a quarter-inch to a half-inch of slippery precipitation.
Bizzell died March 2 on her way to church. State troopers are still trying to figure out why her car went off of N.C. 96 and wound up overturned in a small stream.
Johnston County prosecutors say Jonathan Douglas Richardson - the boyfriend of Teghan's mother - tormented, tortured and terrorized the little girl for 10 days in July 2010 in a shed behind the Smithfield home of his grandparents while her mother was away attending training for the Army Reserves.
CenturyLink Internet and telephone services were temporarily interrupted in Kenly and other areas of Johnston County for approximately one hour just prior to 12:00 noon on Wed.
Jessica Coats survived a horrific crash, and is recovering at WakeMed, but her boyfriend, 24-year-old Lucas Currin, did not.
A race for the Johnston County Sheriff's office may emerge if a Kenly man can gather enough names on a petition to put his name on the November General Election ballot.
A winter weather advisory was in effect until midnight for central North Carolina due to black ice.
Christ Community United Methodist Church will feed the hungry from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 8, at the church, 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton.
A native of Angier, Senter attended Harnett Central High School, where she graduated with honors.
The incident was reported about 10 a.m., sheriff's spokeswoman Tammy Amaon said.