The Johnston County Chorale will present its spring concert, “Cinemagic: Hollywood’s Greatest Movie Classics,” Saturday at The Clayton Center. The show features songs that span several decades of the silver screen.
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.
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.
A group of advocates for Smithfield-Selma High School says Johnston County Schools have grown divided along lines of race and wealth. If the county does not address the issue, the group has threatened to take legal action.
County organizations that promote tourism and economic development, as well as Johnston Health, shared their goals for legislation with a group at the Greater Smithfield-Selma Area Chamber of Commerce.
South Johnston’s Jacob Gonzalez ran a 4:27.5 to win the “metric mile” at the NCHSAA East Regional on Saturday, followed by Cleveland’s Gable Dershem at 4:30.52 and the host Pirates’ Patrick Myers third in 4:31.14.