Smithfield business donates books to JCI
Johnston County Industries recently received a gift of books from Chris and Becky Kinkade, owners of We Ship It in Smithfield.
“We are delighted and very thankful to receive such a considerable book donation,” said Bill Sharek, president of JCI, which has locations in Johnston, Harnett, Sampson and Wayne counties.
“We are eager to begin implementing a library at each of our locations,” Sharek added. “Our clients will be able to have access to a wonderful selection of books to read for their personal development, enrichment and enjoyment.”
Downtown Selma celebrating holidays
In Selma, downtown merchants are celebrating the holidays.
The celebration, dubbed “It’ a Wonderful Life in Selma,” continues from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 14 and 21. Tommy the Train, a “Winter Wonderland” display, and music will delight children of all ages. Shoppers can enter a cash raffle. On Dec. 14, a free horse and wagon tour of Selma’s historic districts will be available.