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1090 AM ~ 1270AM Smithfield, NC 


Updated: Janaury 26th, 2015

The Johnston County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service in cooperation with the Johnston Co. Environmental Health Department will offer NC Safe Plates – Food Safety Manager Certification Course on Tuesday, January 27th, Wednesday, January 28th and Thursday, January 29th from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon on each date. This comprehensive course is appropriate for food service managers and supervisory staff in restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, childcare facilities, and other food-handling establishments. The course will take place at Johnston County Cooperative Extension located at 2736 NC Hwy 210 in Smithfield. The registration deadline is Friday, January 23rd. Please call Debbie Stroud at 989-5380 for more information or to register.

Harnett County Literacy is offering three Introduction to Computer Literacy classes. Two classes will begin on Tuesday, January 27th from 9:00 am to 10:30 am and from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, and one will begin on Thursday, January 29th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. All the classes are located at the HCL offices at Triangle South, 600 South Magnolia Ave in Dunn. For more information and to enroll, contact the Harnett County Literacy Office at 910-891-4111 or email Sharon at director@harnettliteracy.org.

The Johnston Soil and Water Conservation District is taking orders from the public for it's Annual Tree Sale. Trees available are Loblolly Pines, Eastern Red Cedars and hardwoods. Available hardwoods will include Crepe Myrtle, Red Maple, Yellow Poplar and Wax Myrtle. Orders will be taken until supplies run out. Pines will be sold in bundles of 25. Cedars and hardwoods will be sold in bundles of 10.  Seedling prices will be $10 per bundle. Distribution of the seedlings will be made on Wednesday, February 4th at the Johnston Soil and Water Conservation District Office, Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 NC Hwy. 210 in Smithfield. Please call 919-934-7156 ext. 3 to place your order now. Quantities are limited.

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service in Johnston, Sampson, Wake and Harnett counties invite growers of small grain and grain sorghum to a Production Meeting on Thursday, February 5th at 5:30 pm at the Johnston County Ag Center Auditorium.

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is having a Private Applicator Pesticide Re-certification/Safety Class on Thursday, February 5th from 3:30pm until 5:30 pm at the Johnston County Ag Center. Applicators are asked to bring their Pesticide Credit Report Card with the bar code to class. The Johnston County Ag Center is located at 2736 NC 210 Highway in Smithfield. Please call Tim Britton at 919-989-5380 to check credits.

The University of Mount Olive (UMO) has announced its Spring Recital Series will start by featuring Jeremy Thompson on Thursday, February 5th at 7:30 pm.  The performance will be at Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall which is located at 207 Wooten Street in Mount Olive. For more information about the Recital Series, please contact Dr. Bill Ford by email at wford@umo.edu. For more information on this artist, please visit http://www.jeremythompsonpiano.com.

The 10th Annual Breakfast With the Commissioner, hosted by NC Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler will be held on Friday, February 6th at 8am at the Holsbouser Building at the NC Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The cost is $25 per person. The event will support the NC Tobacco Farm Life Museum in Kenly. To reserve a seat call 919-284-3431.

The Annual University of Mount Olive Church Night Basketball Game will take place on Saturday, February 7th at Kornegay Arena. Tip off times are at 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm, for the women and men respectively. The Trojans will match up against North Greenville University. Tickets for both games are being sold at a special discounted rate of $1 for those attending with a church group. Dinner will be served from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at a cost of $6.50 per person; a portion of the proceeds from the dinner will go to Make-A-Wish Foundation. For more information about this event, please contact Tina Parks at (919) 658-7759.

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is having a Private Applicator Pesticide Re-certification/Safety Class on Thursday, February 12th from 6:30pm until 8:30 pm at the Johnston County Ag Center. Applicators are asked to bring their Pesticide Credit Report Card with the bar code to class. The Johnston County Ag Center is located at 2736 NC 210 Highway in Smithfield. Please call Tim Britton at 919-989-5380 to check credits.
 
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is having a Private Applicator Pesticide Re-certification/Safety Class on Thursday, February 19th from 3:00pm until 5:00 pm at the Johnston County Ag Center. Applicators are asked to bring their Pesticide Credit Report Card with the bar code to class. The Johnston County Ag Center is located at 2736 NC 210 Highway in Smithfield. Please call Tim Britton at 919-989-5380 to check credits.

The Clayton Youth Center next performance of Anatomy of Gray, a play by Jim Leonard will run Thursday, February 26th through Saturday, February 28th at 7:30 at the Clayton Center.  Set in Indiana during the late 1800's, Anatomy of Gray deals with death, loss, love and healing in a unique coming of age story. Ticket sales begin January 26th and can be purchased online or call The Clayton Center Box Office at 919-553-1737.

Edgerton Memorial United Methodist Church hosts a free Mental Health Support Group that meets every Monday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The church is located at 401 West Anderson Street in Selma.

Oakland Presbyterian Church will host Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University on Wednesday nights starting January 14th for 9 weeks. If interested in learning more about the class please visit daveramsey.com and click on Classes and then under Financial Peace, click on Find a Class. Oakland Presbyterian Church will be listed under locations. You can sign up on the website or contact the contact person via email.

The Meadow School Class of 1964 is planning a 50th Anniversary Reunion two day event scheduled for Friday, March 20th and Saturday, March 21th. Classmates wishing to participate are encouraged to contact the reunion chairpersons: Tresa Wook Wheeler at 910-892-7099 or Ann Jones Barefoot at 919-868-5797. the celebration invitations will be mailed in January 2015 so anyone with contact information for classmates living outside the area please contact a chairperson.

Enjoy the Senior Coffee Corner at the Smithfield Recreation & Aquatics Center on Booker Dairy Road in Smithfield each Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30am until 10:30am.  There will be free coffee and activities.

The Smithfield First Baptist Church Soup Kitchen is in need of Volunteers to serve every Monday and/or Thursday. There is a need for cooks, servers, and drivers to deliver meals to shut-ins. For more information, call the church office at 919-934-9771.

The Healing Hope Cancer Support Group sponsored by the Stephen Ministry at Mount Zion United Methodist Church holds meetings each month on the third Monday. Caregivers and family members are invited and encouraged to attend. The church is located at 15772 Highway 50 North, Garner. For more information, call 919-772-8415.

The Johnston County Red Cross is seeking Volunteers to help respond to victims after house fires and provide emergency services to people who are in need. For more information, call 919-719-1703.

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is having a Private Applicator Pesticide Re-certification/Safety Class on Thursday, September 10th from 6:30pm until 8:30 pm at the Johnston County Ag Center. Applicators are asked to bring their Pesticide Credit Report Card with the bar code to class. The Johnston County Ag Center is located at 2736 NC 210 Highway in Smithfield. Please call Tim Britton at 919-989-5380 to check credits.


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