Updated: March 7, 2014
On Friday, March 7th from 3:30 pm until 5:30 pm, Four Oaks Middle School's 8th grade is hosting a FOMS Student/Faculty basketball game. Admission is $5 with proceeds to benefit "The Water Project" which brings fresh clean drinking water to children and families around the world. For more information regarding the this project visit http://thewaterproject.org.
Stricklands Crossroads Fire Department will hold a BBQ Pork and Fried Chicken Plate sale on Saturday, March 8th from 11:00 am until 7:00 pm. Eat in or take out plates are $8. The fire department is located at 2706 Stricklands Crossroads Road, Four Oaks. For more information call 919-524-1604.
The Johnston County Chapter of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will hold a meeting Wednesday, March 12th at 11:30 am with guest speaker Shawn Banks. The meeting will be held at Golden Corral located at 1932 East Market Street, Smithfield.
On Thursday, March 13th, a Interactive Pesticide Training Class will be at the Johnston County Livestock Arena located at 520 County Home Road, Smithfield at 1:00 pm. Please bring your Pesticide Credit Report Card with the barcode to the class. For more information call Tim Britton at 919-989-5380.
The Johnston County Relay for Life team will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 13th at 6:30 pm at Smithfield-Selma High School in the media center. Special guest Tracy Gosselin will be speaking. The school is located at 700 Booker Dairy Road, Smithfield. For more information visit Ashley Wickline at Ashley.email@example.com or call 919-302-4557.
An Eleven Family Yard Sale-Fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 15th from 7:00 am until 12:00 o'clock noon at 100 Butternut Lane, Clayton. All proceeds benefit the local Youth Travel Lady Lightning 2001 Softball Team. For more information call Angela Lee at 910-567-6194 Ext. 6073.
On Saturday, March 15th from 8:00 am until 10:00 am, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar will host a Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support Brandy Peedin Adams. The restuarant is located at 1260 North Brightleaf Boulevard. Carry out will be available. For more information call Pam Phillips at 919-369-8509 or Cynthia Holloman at 919-320-6310.
St. Patrick's Day Beach Bingo Bonanza will be held Tuesday, March 18th from 6:00 o'clock pm until 8:00 o'clock pm at Smithfield-Selma High School Cafeteria. All proceeds will help the Smithfield-Selma High School AVID program. The school is located at 700 East Booker Dairy Road, Smithfield.
The North Carolina Pesticide Exams will be offered on Wednesday, March 26th and Wednesday, August 13th beginning at 1:00 pm at the Johnston County Ag Center located at 2736 Highway 210, Smithfield. Please arrive by 12:30 pm and bring a valid ID and calculator.
West Mount Junior Fire Department will host the 1st Annual Bass Tournament on Saturday, March 29th at the Rocky Mount Reservoir Main Ramp on the Tar River Reservoir. For more details and registration forms contact Jeff King at 252-903-1441. Donations are welcome and appreciated.
West Johnston High School Band Parent Association will be hosting a Rubber Duck Race at Raven Rock State Park on Saturday, March 29th starting at 12:00 noon. The park is located at 3009 Raven Roak Road, Lillington. For more information call Barbara Hatcher at 919-255-0447.
Micro-Pine Level Elementary and the Town of Pine Level will host a luncheon to honor former employees on Saturday, March 29th at 12:00 o'clock noon at Micro-Pine Level cafeteria located at 304 West Blanche Street, Pine Level. For more information call 919-965-3323 or visit www.johnston.k12.nc.us/mpl.
Hospice of Wake County is seeking Volunteers to serve patients and families in the Johnston County Area. A training session is scheduled in March. For more information call 919-828-0890 or visit http:/www.hospiceofwake.org/vol.
Down East Walk To Defeat ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) will be held at Alice F. Keene Park, 4561 Country Home Road, Greenville on Saturday, April 12th from 8:30 am until 1:00 pm. Registration can completed at the walk or online at http://web.alsa.org/downeast or contact Laura Cowan at 919-390-0121.
On Saturday, April 26th from 8am until 1pm the North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Partnership with Johnston County Solid Waste and the NC Department of Agriculture will hold a Pesticide and Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day at the Johnston County Livestock Arena located at 520 County Home Road, Smithfield from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm.
On Friday, June 6th at 7:00 pm, a Survivor Walk will be held at Smithfield-Selma High School. The school is located at 700 Booker Dairy Road, Smithfield. To register or for more information visit www.relayforlife.org/johnstonnc.
The Johnston County Red Cross is seeking Volunteers to help respond to victims after house fires and give emergency services to people who are in need. For more information, call 919-719-1703.
Johnston Lee Harnett Community Action is offering Free Engery Audits to eligible residents in these counties. The department performs these audits to determine if repairs are needed or if refrigerators need replacing. For more information, call 919-934-2145.
Johnston Lee Harnett Community Action is offering an Individual Development Account. This program is designed to help an individual build a savings account toward home ownership. It consists of 21 hours of financial literacy and eight hours of homebuyer education. For more information call 919-934-2145.
National Alliance on Mental Ilness offers two weekly support groups. There is a meeting in Clayton and Smithfield. For meeting times and locations call 919-601-3762.
The Smithfield Appearance Commission is seeking donations for Donate a Tree Program which plants crepe myrtles throughout the town. A $50 donation pays to purchase, plant and care for a tree. A plaque will be placed in Town Hall Park in honor of the $50 donation. For more information call 919-938-2083 or visit the town hall on Market Street.
The Salvation Army is in need of food for pantry, clothing, shoes, household items, furniture, recreational items, and working appliances. Donations are accepted Monday through Saturday from 9:00am - 5:00pm. In Johnston County call 919-934-9641 and in Harnett County call 910-891-1777.