The Smithfield Town Council held a public hearing last week to close out a $50,000 grant that benefited East Smithfield. The council also honored a former mayor, promoted and swore in police officers and approved two new stop signs.
The Johnston County Visitors Bureau recently spent $50,000 on a comprehensive plan to guide the development of parks and recreation services and facilities in the county. Last week, the agency asked the Johnston County Commissioners to put the master plan into action.
Johnston County Commissioners will take two more years to pick a long-term plan to fund trash and recycling services. The price of the window decals required to use convenience sites will stay at $65 until next summer, when they will jump to $100.
Ultimately, though, none of those runners could get home and when Northside scratched out a run without a hit in the fifth inning it was enough to emerge with a 1-0 win in the third round of the NCHSAA 1A softball playoffs.
The lineups for the 2015 N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Games featuring some of the state’s top stars from the class of 2015 have been completed and three more local athletes have been added to the lineup.