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.
Corinth Holders played right with the favored Trojans (24-4) for five innings, went ahead in the sixth, only to see that lead slip away in the bottom half of the inning. Then, down to its last out, Alec Seaton, the ninth batter in the Pirate order, doubled to force extra innings.
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.
Recently neighboring Wake County reduced the time between property revaluations from eight to four years. The change has created some confusion – and claims the move is a veiled way of increasing taxes.
The House finished its budget, so now it’s on to the Senate. The big question is whether the Senate will agree with most of the House’s spending or differ extensively, setting up potentially contentious negotiations. Here are five items in the House budget to help get you up to speed:
In a must-win game, the Rebels broke through first and held on for a 2-1 victory to send the Eastern Regional 1A Softball Championship best-of-three series to a decisive third game Friday night at Princeton (21-2).
A rummage sale is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 11, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 4057 U.S. 70 Business West between Smithfield and Clayton. The sale will feature a variety of items. Fill a bag with clothes for $4.