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    Finish line ahead for tight races

    All eyes will be on the U.S. Senate race between Republican Thom Tillis and Democrat Sen. Kay Hagan as months of bickering conclude.


    Vance third-grader reprimands candidates

    Most kids might stick to letters to their grandparents or Santa Claus. But Vance Elementary student Carson Park, frustrated by the attack ads by U.S. Senator Kay Hagan and Republican opponent Thom Tillis, decided to speak up.


    Timber Drive accident prompts town response

    After a frightening accident involving a pedestrian on Timber Drive and Harth Drive on Oct. 16, town and county officials are seeking to improve pedestrian and student mobility near Aversboro Elementary.

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    State senate race prove equal financial match

    Sen. Chad Barefoot and opponent Sarah Crawford’s fundraising is about as evenly matched as their race for the district 18 seat. It’s a different story in the race for Wake County commissioner.


    Wake Board of Commissioners race enters final stretch

    As the nine-month-long marathon of the local election season nears the finish line, Wake County Board of Commissioners candidates and their supporters are still jockeying: shaking hands at early-voting sites or exchanging barbs with opponents.


    Johnston County, Raleigh strike deal

    Johnston County and the city of Raleigh are joining forces to make sure they both have adequate water supply for years to come. The county and the state capital entered into an interlocal agreement to plan out their future water supplies.


    Growth prompts $3.5M expansion at Johnston’s only Catholic church

    To make room for a congregation that has more than quadrupled in the past 20 years, St. Ann Catholic Church on U.S. 70 Business has relied on other churches and even a movie theater to create space for educational programs and small group meetings. That will soon change, as church leaders will break...


    Another messy Senate race

    In the Barefoot-Crawford state Senate race, ideological disputes shrouded in accusations of outside influence and red-light fact checks on both sides characterize a race that could be among the most expensive state races as it was in 2012 – not to mention competitive.


    Planning board backs ball field

    The Johnston Planning Board on Tuesday said County Commissioners should rezone church-owned land on which an athletic association has already built a baseball diamond with county bond dollars.


    U.S. 70 project to finish ahead of schedule

    With repaving underway since Monday, construction on the U.S. 70 project at White Oak will conclude ahead of schedule in a few weeks.

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