Each year, thousands of Johnston County parents ask to transfer their student to another school. And for the most part, the district says, “Yes.” For the past three years, Johnston County schools has OK’d 91 percent of the more than 8,200 total transfer requests, according to reassignment data.
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.
As Smithfield budgets for next fiscal year, the town might raise the base fee that water and sewer customers pay. The Town Council has also chosen a plan to curb rising health-insurance costs for its workers.