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    Fall Events Calendar

    Here are some upcoming fall events in Johnston County.


    Community Notes: Sept. 14

    The Benson Chamber of Commerce is seeking entries for this year’s Mule Day parade, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28.


    Faith Notes: Sept. 14

    An ice cream social with games is scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton.


    Arts Notes: Sept. 10

    Here are this month’s remaining performances of the American Music Jubilee, the Branson-style variety show at the Rudy Theater, 300 N. Raiford St., Selma: 7:40 p.m. Sept. 13 and 1:40 p.m. Sept. 20. For tickets, call 877-843-7839.


    Radford 60th wedding anniversary

    John Marion Radford Sr. & Addie Williamson Radford of Clayton, N.C. celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at the Homestead Resort, Va. They were married at Corinth Baptist Church on Sept. 4, 1954. They have 4 children.


    Faith Notes: Sept. 7

    “Lady’s in Hat Prayer,” a brunch, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at First Missionary Baptist Church, 500 S. Pollock St., Selma. NaKia Evans of Camden, S.C., will speak. Women should wear the hat of their choice.


    Community Notes: Sept. 7

    Christ Community United Methodist Church will hold a food drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Clayton Farm & Community Market on Horne Square on Main Street in Clayton. Donations will stock the church’s food pantry, which is open the second Saturday of every month.


    People Notes: Aug. 31

    The Rev. Steve Lawson, pastor at Lee’s Chapel Advent Christian Church near Four Oaks, has been elected president of the Advent Christian General Conference of America.


    Faith Notes: Aug. 31

    “Bounce into Sunday School” is scheduled for 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Good Samaritan United Church of Christ, 72 Coats Commercial Drive in the Cleveland community. Enjoy bounce toys, good and games. For more information, call 919-938-0000.


    Arts Notes: Aug. 31

    Doodlebugs, a weekly art class for children ages 18 months to 4 years, resumes Sept. 12 at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center, 600 Booker Dairy Road, Smithfield. In sessions at 10 a.m. Friday, children experiment with dough, paper, watercolors, glue and more. For Smithfield residents, ...

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