Smithfield Herald


Faith Notes: Dec. 11

A live nativity is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at First Baptist Church of Clayton, 411 N. Fayetteville St., Clayton. The church’s Chancel Choir will present a Christmas musical at 10:55 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18.

Neuse River close to 25-foot flood stage in Smithfield

In Johnston County, the Neuse River at Smithfield exceeded its 15-foot flood stage Tuesday and continued to rise, reaching nearly 25 feet Wednesday afternoon. At 23 feet, the river flooded Hospital and Buffalo roads and cut off the town water trea