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  • Installment of Blood Pressure Station at Selma Public Library
    9:00 am-11:00 am
    Feb-01-18

    Johnston Health is installing a blood pressure screening station at the Selma Public Library.

    There will be a ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 9 a.m.

    The library is located at 301 N. Pollock St. Library hours are Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    For more information, call the library at 919-965-8613.

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  • Tobacco Farm Life Museum’s 13th annual Breakfast
    7:30 am-10:00 am
    Feb-02-18

    Tickets are still available for the Tobacco Farm Life Museum’s 13th annual Breakfast with the Commissioner with North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler on Friday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 a.m. at Holshouser Building, North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.

    The breakfast serves as a fundraiser for the museum and is held in conjunction with the 2018 Southern Farm Show.

    Also included at the event will be the presentation of Excellence in Agriculture Award sponsored by Wells Fargo to Bobby Wellons of Princeton and Innovative Young Farmer Award
    sponsored by Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina that has not yet been named.

    “The purpose of the Excellence in Agriculture award is to promote and encourage the continuation of the agriculture industry in North Carolina,” said Museum Director/Curator Melody Worthington. “By honoring an individual for this award we seek to show North Carolina agribusiness as a viable and vibrant profession.”

    “As for the Innovative Young Farmer Award Tobacco Farm Life Museum realizes the importance of rewarding the hard work and innovative thinking of our young farmers in North Carolina,” said Worthington. “North Carolina’s future is dependent on them and whether they are currently working on the farm or studying for a career in agribusiness these individuals need to be recognized for their enthusiasm to continue and expand the field.”

    Sponsorships and tickets are available by going online at Eventbrite.com.

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  • Johnston County Health Department Parenting classes
    3:00 pm-5:00 pm
    Feb-07-18

    The Johnston County Health Department will hold Positive Parenting Classes beginning in February. The series will include two classes which last two hours each. There is no charge for the classes.

    The first class will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 3-5 and the second will be on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 3-5 p.m.

    These will be informational sessions on child development and positive parenting techniques for children from birth to age 5.

    The topics covered will be sick children, immunizations, CPR and first aid, car seat safety, dental health and child development.

    Classes will take place at the Johnston County Public Health Department at 517 N. Brightleaf Blvd. in Smithfield. For more information or to register call Mary Lambert at 919-989-5200.

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  • Black History Month program in Selma
    10:30 am-1:00 pm
    Feb-08-18

    On Thursday, Feb. 8, at 10:30 a.m., the Max G. Creech Historical Museum will present a Black History Month program at the Richard B. Harrison Alumni Association Building, 605 W. Noble St.

    The program will feature Eric Jackson speaking on the unique friendship of two iconic Americans. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.

    “These two women provided love, leadership and understanding to the whole world,” said Jackson.

    Jackson will provide insight on the friendship and lives of these amazing women.

    For more information, call 919-333-4899 or e-mail ericselma15@gmail.com.

  • NOJO Night Live
    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    Feb-08-18

    The public will once again have an opportunity to get a sampling of the talents of North Johnston High School students and faculty at the sixth annual “NOJO Night Live,” scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.

    The event is sponsored by school’s National Honor Society and serves primarily as a club fund-raiser with proceeds going to the Clay Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, according to NHS adviser Catherine Walston.

    Walston and Rhonda Greenup are NHS co-advisers.

    Clay Johnson was a member of NHS and was an emcee at the NOJO Night Live in 2014 prior to his untimely death shortly after the event was held.

    “This event is designed solely for fun and entertainment and will include skits, music and dancing,” said Walston. “We’re still looking for participants.”

    Admission is a $3 donation per person (kindergarten and under admitted free) and all tickets will be sold at the door with no advance sales.

    Refreshments will be sold and there will be a short intermission between acts.

    Auditions for the show were held last week with rehearsals taking place on Monday, Feb. 5, through Wednesday, Feb. 7. More details about individual skits will be disclosed later following the auditions but Walston said she expects another faculty skit to be included on he program this year.

    Faculty skits, as performed by members of the North Johnston faculty, have become one of the favorite acts of the annual show since its inception.

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  • STEPPING INTO THE PAST – Tobacco Farm Life Museum
    8:00 am-11:00 am
    Feb-10-18

    Food Processing: Hog killing demonstration (activities from 8am-11am)  

    http://www.tobaccofarmlifemuseum.org/events/stepping-into-the-past

    Just another benefit to spending a Saturday with us!

    On the following Saturdays from 10am-2pm demonstrations and displays of
    traditional arts, crafts and trades are featured on-site.
    All activities are included with regular admission to the Museum, annual passes are available
  • Bethany Daddy-Daughter Dance
    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Feb-10-18

    Bethany Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting its fifth annual Daddy-Daughter Dance on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the church, located at 8980 Old Beulah Road in Kenly.

    This is a free event and guests will receive a free picture, according to dance committee member Amy Beasley.

    “Guests planning to attend are also encouraged to register in advance so we can get an estimate of how many will be coming to the event, although early registration is not required,” said Beasley.

    Light refreshments and finger foods will be served, according to Beasley.

    Registration forms are available on the church website at www.bethanymissbaptist.com.

    For more information about this event, contact Beasley at 919-369-6841.

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  • Selma Church of God of Prophecy revival
    11:00 am-7:00 pm
    Feb-18-18-Feb-21-18

    The Selma Church of God of Prophecy, located at 306 E. Elizabeth St. Selma, will be in revival Sunday, Feb. 18 through Wednesday, Feb. 21.

    Service times will be Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m.

    National Evangelist Rebecca Spicer from Dublin, Va. will be bringing the word.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information contact Pastor Anthony Stewart at  919-351-0224.

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  • Selma Church of God of Prophecy revival
    11:00 am-7:00 pm
    Feb-19-18-Feb-22-18

    The Selma Church of God of Prophecy, located at 306 E. Elizabeth St. Selma, will be in revival Sunday, Feb. 18 through Wednesday, Feb. 21.

    Service times will be Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m.

    National Evangelist Rebecca Spicer from Dublin, Va. will be bringing the word.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information contact Pastor Anthony Stewart at  919-351-0224.

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  • Selma Church of God of Prophecy revival
    11:00 am-7:00 pm
    Feb-20-18-Feb-23-18

    The Selma Church of God of Prophecy, located at 306 E. Elizabeth St. Selma, will be in revival Sunday, Feb. 18 through Wednesday, Feb. 21.

    Service times will be Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m.

    National Evangelist Rebecca Spicer from Dublin, Va. will be bringing the word.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information contact Pastor Anthony Stewart at  919-351-0224.

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  • Selma Church of God of Prophecy revival
    11:00 am-7:00 pm
    Feb-21-18-Feb-24-18

    The Selma Church of God of Prophecy, located at 306 E. Elizabeth St. Selma, will be in revival Sunday, Feb. 18 through Wednesday, Feb. 21.

    Service times will be Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m.

    National Evangelist Rebecca Spicer from Dublin, Va. will be bringing the word.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information contact Pastor Anthony Stewart at  919-351-0224.

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  • Beast Feast set at Riverside
    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    Feb-27-18

    Riverside Baptist Church will be having its second annual “Beast Feast” on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. Various kinds of wild game will be served such as wild hog, deer stew, deer sausage, and more. Door prizes will also be given away.

    This event is free and everyone is invited to attend. Come and improve your palate by trying something new. The church is located at 1321 Old Dam Rd, Kenly.

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