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Johnston County Voters Decide In Favor Of School Bond

Posted May 11, 2005 12:41 p.m. EDT

— With all but one poll site reporting, Johnston County voters have decided in favor to an $85 million bond that would fund construction on new schools and renovations on others.

With a 15-percent voter turnout, 77 percent of those voting (4,313 votes) indicated they favored the bond; 23 percent voted against it (1,264 votes).

The bond would build two new elementary schools, one new middle school and fund 16 improvement projects.