Horne Memorial United Methodist Church is organizing peanut butter and jelly drive, which will culminate in a two-day event at Lowes Foods on U.S. 70 Business. Donors are asked to bring their peanut butter and jelly, which will benefit Clayton Area Ministries, to the grocery store from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 17 and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 18.
Between workout sessions three times a week, monthly visits with a dietician and exercise-based “homework” assignments, the Healthy Kids program in Smithfield is trying to counter trends in childhood obesity, diabetes and high cholesterol.
Legislation introduced in the House and Senate would clear the way for Duke Energy Progress to buy back power plant ownership shares from 32 Eastern North Carolina towns. The deal would result in rate cuts up to 15 percent in the affected towns, a lawmaker predicts.
It has been a long time since judges ruled on traffic tickets and misdemeanor criminal charges in Clayton. But the idea of court in Clayton is back on the table, as the town mulls proposed uses for a building that last hosted a courtroom decades ago.
The ninth edition of the Johnston County Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony brought the same great memories, inspiration and sense of pride in the county’s rich athletic history that previous editions have always featured.
This week leading up to Easter has become one of the busiest and most interesting weeks of the area prep baseball season. With no games scheduled on Good Friday, teams play their normal Friday games on Thursday.