Clayton leaders say their proposed library fees are about fairness. But some of the nearly 10,000 existing library patrons who’d pay the fees don’t see it that way. They think it’s a money-grab or a tax on learning.
The Town of Archer Lodge hopes to be the latest Johnston County recipient of the dollar-for-dollar Parks and Recreation Trust Fund matching grants for a park its planning near the corner of Wendell and Wall roads.
A bill before the General Assembly would boost how much most Johnston County towns receive in sales-tax revenue. However, despite the projected windfall, not all town leaders here are fans of the measure.
A 33-year-old woman was killed and her daughter was hurt Sunday afternoon when their car hit a pickup truck that had crossed over the center of N.C. 42 near Cleveland and wound up sideways in front of her car, the State Highway Patrol said.