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State Annual Singing Convention Celebrates 96th Year - click to learn more about the history of this old and popular event.

This photo was taken of the Benson Museum of Local history for the new Johnston County promotional videos -- learn more about visiting the county on www.johnstoncountync.org

American Music Jubilee Theatre kicks of the holiday season each year in November for their very popular Christmas Show. The threatre is located in Selma, NC.

Kenly is located on the northeastern edge of Johnston County. The town limits are within two counties, Johnston and Wilson. Kenly is approximately centered between the towns of Smithfield and Wilson on U.S. 301. Raleigh, the state capital, is forty miles west. The town has approximately 2000 residents. Kenly enjoys a proud farming history that is still evident today. Kenly is home to the Tobacco Farm Life Museum which has been showcasing the community’s heritage for over twenty-five years.

#Benson Mule Days Festival held the four weekend in September each year. #Mules and #horses welcomed for the four day event, filled with fun activities for the entire family.

Historic Union Station was restored and includes museum exhibits on the rail history and information on the Town of Selma. AMTRAK has daily arrivals and departures. by dbtaylor1959, via Flickr

Town of Selma - 4th of July celebration begins with special events and music and visitors enjoy the fireworks over the downtown cityscape. by dbtaylor1959, via Flickr

Benson Museum of Local History offers visitors a view of life in the farming community and merchants that worked and lived in the Benson, NC area.