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  • FAITH NOTES

    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.

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    Arts Notes: Oct. 26

    The Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield is staging “It Came from a Book,” an art contest for teens. The contest welcomes original works of art inspired by a book. Teens may submit works in a variety of media, including photography, painting, drawing, sculpture and manga.

  • COMMUNITY NOTES

    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.

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    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.

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    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

    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.

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    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.

  • FAITH NOTES

    Faith Notes: Oct. 19

    A fall festival is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Oakland Presbyterian Church, 8927 Cleveland Road, Clayton. The festival will offer games, face painting, cakewalks, a pumpkin-carving contest, costume contests for children and adults, and hot dogs.

  • COMMUNITY

    Arts Notes: Oct. 19

    The Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield is staging “It Came from a Book,” an art contest for teens. The contest welcomes original works of art inspired by a book. Teens may submit works in a variety of media, including photography, painting, drawing, sculpture and manga.

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    Family Notes: Oct. 17

    Descendants of Isaiah and Bettie Parker will hold their annual reunion at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Blackmon’s Crossroads Community Building. Bring a covered dish, beverage or dessert. The Blackmon’s Grove Church congregation is temporarily having services in the Community Building...

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