Moesha Lockamy’s family and friends say she was one of a kind. Her sudden death from what police are calling an accidental shooting on May 2 has left her loved ones grieving and trying to make sense of what happened.
Katie Smith, who owned the former Red & White building on West Front Street, said she’ll give the town the land where the old grocery store stood so long as Clayton forgives the cost of demolition that now looms over her estate.
It’s become cool to be in the band at Archer Lodge Middle School, where, since 2012, director Steve Rainville has created a culture that students say is welcoming and social. Parents seem to be fans, too, as they’ve taken the lead in raising the money for the growing group.
Each year, thousands of Johnston County parents ask to transfer their student to another school. And for the most part, the district says, “Yes.” For the past three years, Johnston County schools has OK’d 91 percent of the more than 8,200 total transfer requests, according to reassignment data.
The 2015 edition of the Nationals — which includes players from Clayton, Middle Creek, Green Hope and Midway high schools — has zero returnees from those state tournament-qualifying clubs, but veteran manager Chris Cook thinks he’s put together the team to make the kind of history the Nationals want to make.