Need to discard your Christmas tree?
Johnston County residents may carry their discarded Christmas trees to any solid-waste convenience site or to the county landfill at 680 County Home Road, Smithfield.
Residents with a solid-waste decal can discard their trees for free. Other residents can expect to pay $5.
The trees should be free of lights, ornaments and other decorations. The county will grind them into mulch.
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Because of the New Year’s Day holiday, the Town of Smithfield will run its Jan. 1 trash-collectiom route on Dec. 30.
JCC trustees to meet
The Johnston Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14 in the Wilson Building conference room on the Smithfield campus, 245 College Road.