Heritage Commission

The Johnston County Heritage Commission meets every other month on the first Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Heritage Center - in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

The Heritage Commission is an advisory board appointed by the Johnston County Board of Commissioners to oversee activities of the Johnston County Heritage Center.

Members of the Johnston County Heritage Commission


Warren Grimes, Smithfield - CHAIR 

Mary Stephens, Smithfield - VICE-CHAIR

Larry Wood, Four Oaks, County Commissioner

Pam Baumgartner, Clayton 


Lettie Best, Selma

Pearl Blackmon, Smithfield (Black History Committee Chair)

John Booker, Smithfield

Suzanne Benton Cook, Benson

Charles Creech, Emit

Monica Davis, Kenly

Matt Dean, Archer Lodge (Collections and Outreach Committee Chair)

Carolyn Ennis, Smithfield

Mary Nell Ferguson, Smithfield

Frank Knott, Smithfield

Royce Lambert, Angier

Vicky Temple-Rains, Princeton (Events Committee Chair)

Ashley Webster, Middlesex


Page last updated:  December 11, 2023