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Representing Benson, Clayton, Four Oaks, Smithfield, Selma, Kenly, Pine Level, Princeton, Micro, Meadow, Wilson's Mills and the Cleveland area.
Enjoy an authentic coastal experience on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, with waters of crystalline purity bordering sandy, sparkling beaches. From…
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Classic comedy by Neil Simon.
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