The maiden voyage of the Mondo Roots Cultural Arts and Music Festival will set sail Saturday in downtown Clayton. The event replaces the long-running Millstock arts festival and looks to shake things up with different forms of art and music.
A Memorial Day observance is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, May 30, at the Johnston County Courthouse on Market Street in downtown Smithfield. Sherill Stevens of Selma, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, will speak.
Wake County sheriff's deputies Wednesday filed multiple charges related to methamphetamine and other drugs against a woman who was convicted in February of drug felonies in Johnston County and a man who was release from prison in April after being convicted in Johnston of meth-related charges.
With their red, white and blue uniforms and Captain America logo, the Garner Nationals have been superheroes on the American Legion Baseball scene over the past trio of campaigns — and don’t intend to let up any time soon.
On May 18, Concerned Citizens for Successful Schools issued a news release saying the Johnston County schools had agreed to release public records the citizens’ group had sought for more than a year. In response to the news release, the schools issued a statement that says much about Johnston school leaders, not much of it good.