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  1. 2 Hurt, 1 Charged In Smithfield Apartment Complex ShootingsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    ... ls say he shot two men in their 20s, one in the leg and the other in the torso. Padgett is being held at the Johnston County jail and is charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

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  2. 2 hurt, 1 charged in Smithfield apartment complex shootingsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLOS

    ... say he shot two men in their 20s, one in the leg and the other in the torso. Padgett is being held at the Johnston County jail and is charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. BUNCOMBE ...

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  3. Deputies: Arrest made after armed robbery at Oconee Co. bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | WMBF

    ... their information led them to uncover Pate had left the area and traveled to North Carolina. Authorities in Johnston County said they located a vehicle matching the description of one Pate was reportedly driving, and he was located at a home near ...

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  4. Man arrested for wifea s shooting death at apartment complexRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | The Daily Advance

    A statement from police said 42-year-old Michael Rashun Sutton was taken into custody in Clayton by the Johnston County Sheriff's Department Sutton is charged in the shooting death of 39-year-old Tonya Lashawn Sutton, just before 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

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  5. NC man found guilty in 4-year-old's deathRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A jury in Johnston County has found a man guilty of charges stemming from the 2010 death of a 4-year-old girl. Jonathan Douglas Richardson was on trial in the death of Teghan Skiba, who had been living with him and her mother in a barn behind the home of Richardson's grandparents.

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  6. Johnston woman says she shot at armed intrudersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WRAL.com

    - A Johnston County woman was wounded late Thursday during an apparent home invasion, but she got some shots off herself at the fleeing intruders. Barbara and Sam Temple were in their home on N.C. Highway 210 near Smithfield at about 9 p.m. when two ...

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  7. Johnston County authorities investigating home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WRAL.com

    Deputies from the Johnston County Sheriff's Office responded to the home after 10 p.m. Thursday.

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  8. Chris Marshall: Police Scotland's renditions probeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Scotsman.com

    ON the morning of 20 December 2001, just a few short months after the 9/11 attacks, a nondescript jet touched down at Prestwick Airport. After an hour's refuelling, the aircraft flew to Washington's Dulles airport before travelling on to Johnston County in North Carolina.

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  9. Teen's kilt getting attention after 'Praise Prom' controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Burlington Times News

    A Johnston County teenager and his grandfather's kilt are getting international attention after he was refused entry into a Christian prom wearing the family heirloom. David Leix of Selma had to change out of the kilt, which represents his late grandfather's Scottish clan, before he could attend the "Praise Prom" on May 15. Organizers of the alternative Christian prom, which was created for home-schoolers, say his outfit didn't meet the dress code.

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  10. Teenager denied access to prom because he wore a kiltRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | WMBF

    ... on the prom's website says pants are acceptable, but jeans, shorts and baggy pants are not. Hillary Leix, of Johnston County, about 30 miles southeast of Raleigh, said other parents at the prom arranged to buy pants for her son, and he returned ...

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  11. Prom Bars Teen for Wearing a KiltRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Drudge Retort

    A high school student in Johnston County, North Carolina, was barred from attending a prom because he was wearing a kilt. David Leix, 16, wore his late grandfather's kilt to Praise Prom, an alternative prom for home-schooled teens.

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  12. North Carolina teen kicked out of prom for wearing late grandfather's kiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Daily Mail

    'I'm not mother of the year': Widowed nurse, 61, found guilty of strangling to death her grown son and cutting up his body Manhattan DA says he intends to retry Pedro Hernandez after lone holdout juror forces judge to declare mistrial in 1979 Etan Patz murder case The MANY mugshots of the Waco bikers: 170 gang members have to be processed in batches after shoot-out that left nine dead and dozens injured - and they are being held on $1million bond EACH 'I want to be proud of where I'm from': Teenager kicked out of prom and forced to change because he was wearing his late grandfather's kilt David Leix, 16, of Johnston County, North Carolina, was turned away from prom by volunteers because the kilt was 'against dress code' Organizers compared the kilt to a dress - which they require women to keep floor length at the dance.

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  13. Boy banned from North Carolina prom for wearing a kiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... on the prom's website says pants are acceptable, but jeans, shorts and baggy pants are not. Hillary Leix, of Johnston County, about 30 miles southeast of Raleigh, said other parents at the prom arranged to buy pants for her son, and he returned ...

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  14. DA files no charges in Smithfield spending investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WRAL.com

    - Johnston County District Attorney Susan Doyle said Friday that she won't pursue any criminal charges against Smithfield town employees in connection with a state audit that found irregularities in personal leave practices and alleged unauthorized ...

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  15. Meth lab found inside elementary school teacher's homeRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Authorities say they found a meth lab inside the home of a 38-year-old elementary school teacher near Zebulon. Johnston County deputies told media outlets that the equipment to make methamphetamine was found Friday morning when officers served a search warrant on the home.

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  16. NC third-grade teacher charged with operating meth lab in homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Fox News

    A North Carolina third-grade teacher was accused Friday of cooking up meth with her husband in a home they shared with their 8-year-old son. Lori Riley Whitely, 38, was charged with operating a meth lab and endangering a child after police raided her Johnston County home, authorities said.

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  17. Meth lab found in third-grade teacher's North Carolina homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | New York Daily News

    Lori Riley Whitley, 38, and her husband, Gary Nelson Whitley Jr., 41, were arrested after police said they found a meth lab in their home. Lori Riley Whitley, 38, and her husband, Gary, 41, face multiple charges, including manufacturing methamphetamine and child abuse, Johnston County officials said.

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  18. Authorities: Meth lab found in Wake teacher's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WRAL.com

    ... and her husband were arrested early Friday after authorities said they found a methamphetamine lab in their Johnston County home. Lori Riley Whitley, 38, and Gary Nelson Whitley, 41, both of 109 Big Branch Court in Zebulon, are charged with ...

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  19. Meth lab found inside home of North Carolina elementary school teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Fox News

    Johnston County deputies told media outlets that equipment to make methamphetamine was found in the morning when officers served a search warrant on the Zebulan home, which is about 24 miles east of Raleigh. Investigators say Lori Whitley, 38, and her husband Gary, 41, face a number of charges including manufacturing methamphetamine and child abuse.

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  20. Rare Civil War document, discovered in drawer, outlines rights for NC's ex-slavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Stars and Stripes

    ... city during one of the most important times in its history. James Jackson Farmer owned a large farm in Johnston County. Like many prominent landowners, he also owned slaves. His age and importance allowed him to form a local militia before the Civil ...

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