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    Arts Notes: Nov. 2

    “Clay Exploration,” a class for people 16 and older, will begin Nov. 19 at the Clayton Community Center, 715 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. The class will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays for eight weeks. Students will use hand-building techniques and the wheel to create functional...


    Faith Notes: Nov. 2

    Jeff & Sheri Easter will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at Piney Grove Chapel Baptist Church, 4440-A Piney Grove Road, five miles East of Angier. For more information, call 919-639-2481.


    Community Notes

    Purna Yoga East in downtown Clayton offers a free community class on the third Saturday of every month. The next class is scheduled for 11 a.m. Nov. 15 at 107 E. First St. Register online at


    Rountree ~ Parker

    Delana Jayne Parker and Robert Christopher Miles Rountree, both of Wilson, exchanged wedding vows May 31, 2014, in a five o’clock ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Wilson. The Reverend Doctor William Presnell officiated at the ceremony.


    Faith Notes: Oct. 26

    Barbecue plates will be on sale from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Burnell Baptist Church, 3720 Old School Road, Four Oaks. The cost is $7 per plate, with takeout available.


    Community Notes: Oct. 26

    A fall festival is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, at Lionsgate Child Development Center, 15 Middleton St., Clayton. The festival will offer games, food, vendors and face painting.


    Community Notes: Oct. 20

    Bowl for the Cure, a benefit for breast-cancer research, will take place Saturday, Oct. 25, at Rainbow Lanes, 850 N.C. 42 West, Clayton. Register at 11 a.m. and play at noon, or register at 2 p.m. and play at 3. The cost is $20 for adults and $10 for children 10 and younger.


    Arts Notes: Oct. 20

    Johnston Community College will host children’s author and illustrator Denise Fleming at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Room 1630 of the Public Safety Building on the Smithfield campus, 245 College Road.


    Faith Notes: Oct. 22

    Trunk or Treat is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Bethesda Baptist Church, 4067 U.S. 70 Business West between Clayton and Smithfield. The event will feature candy, inflatables, popcorn, door prizes and a hayride.


    State Fair

    The N.C. State recently named the winners in its 2014 wine competition, and for the first time, a muscadine wine earned top honors in the contest.

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