Wednesday Aug 20
Top Headlines for the Week of August 20TH
Johnston County school board members, elected officials and others broke ceremonial ground on Tuesday, Aug. 12, for the new North Johnston Middle School, under construction on Oil Company Road in Micro.
Memories of working in tobacco in times gone by provide nostalgia
From the time flue-cured tobacco was introduced to this area in the 1890s the crop became a staple on most farms and practically everyone who lived on the farm, along with many who didn't, was involved in some way with working in tobacco.
The Smithfield Herald
Business Notes: Aug. 13
The Johnston County Association of Chambers of Commerce will hold its 2014 Economic Development Luncheon at noon Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Agricultural Center, 2736 N.C. 210, Smithfield.
NC businesses seek money taken in FBI sweepstakes raids
On May 7, agents with the FBI and the state Division of Alcohol Law Enforcement cleaned out a sweepstakes parlor that leases space at Big Boy's 66 Truck Stop in Kenly, according to truck stop co-owner Walter Powell Jr. "A whole band of agents come busting in the doors," Powell said Friday.
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