Health committee seeks input
Johnston County’s Community Health Assessment Committee has identified its priorities through 2018. They are:
▪ Access to health Care, both medical and behavioral health.
▪ Obesity and overweight.
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▪ Nutrition and physical activity.
▪ Mental health and substance abuse.
▪ Access to dental care.
To comment on these priorities, go to johnstonnc.com/health2/commentform/JCPHSurveyComments1.cfm.
Parks presentation rescheduled
Presentation of the county’s parks and recreation master plan has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, in the Paul A. Johnston Auditorium at Johnston Community College, 245 College Road, Smithfield.
Dog tracks burlgary suspect
A Clayton man faces felony charges thanks to the tracking powers of the Clayton Police Department’s canine.
On March 3, a resident at 503 O’Hara St. called 911 to report a man jumping out the back window. Clayton Police Officer Justin Vause and his canine, Major, tracked the man to 525 O’Hara St., where Vause arrested Christopher Lane Jones, 27, of the same address.
Jones faces one count each of breaking and entering an occupied residence, larceny after breaking and entering, possessing burglary tools, safecracking and possessing drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $31,000.