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Monday, February 27, 2017

Water Treatment Plant Changing Disinfection Process

Beginning Monday, February 27th, the Johnston County Water Treatment Plant will temporarily stop feeding ammonia with chlorine for disinfection...

Raynor Mill Road To Close For Repairs

Starting Monday, Feb. 27, contractors for the N.C. Department of Transportation will close a portion of Raynor Mill Road...

Four Oaks Girl Scouts Complete Service Project

The Girl Scout Cadettes of Troop No. 394 from Four Oaks showcased their dedication to service and their community...

Johnston Health’s Eldest Physician Leaves Hospital Role

For sure, Dr. Woodrow Batten of Smithfield will long be remembered as a gifted internist, who even now at...

Report: 5 Bridges In Johnston County Deemed Structurally Deficit

A nationwide report has revealed there are more than 56,000 structurally deficient bridges in the United States.  Five of...

Parks And Recreation Director Wants Community Center

Department heads in the Town of Angier outlined what might be called an aggressive schedule of spending needs and...

Latest Poll Shows Public Split On Leadership

Results of a recent poll of registered voters across the state show North Carolinians are split on several issues...

Selma Museum Black History Event Saturday

The Selma Historical Museum will be presenting a Black History Month event entitled: “Past, Present and Future” this Saturday,...

Benson Museum To Host Black History Month Open House Sunday

The Benson Museum of Local History and the Town of Benson proudly present the sixth annual Black History Month...

Parole Absconder Arrested

A man who had failed to report to his probation officer and could not be found was captured in...

School Board Could Make Drastic Cuts In Art, Music, PE Teaching Positions

Like other school districts in North Carolina, Johnston County Schools have some flexibility in class sizes in kindergarten through...

Second Arrest Made In 2015 Smithfield Murder

A  second person has been linked by police detectives to a fatal stabbing in East Smithfield. Dontrell Khali McDonald, 24,...

Suspects In Four Oaks Meth Lab Linked To Erwin Meth Lab

A total of 6 people have been charged in connection with a meth lab operation found in Erwin. The...

Counterfeit Money Passed At Local Businesses

Several businesses reported receiving counterfeit money during transactions this week.  Authorities have not ruled out some of those could...

Blue Alert System Launched For Law Enforcement

The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons, which is overseen by the State Highway Patrol, has launched the N.C....

Gonzalez Becomes First Medalist On Neuse Charter Wrestling Team

Alex Gonzalez made school history this past weekend at the State Wrestling Tournament by becoming the first medalist in...

Eagle Scout Recognized

A Cleveland High School senior received his Eagle Scout during a special ceremony on Sunday at Oakland Presbyterian Church...

Next Round Of Public Meetings Set Tonight

The Town of Benson will conduct its second of six public town-hall style meetings about the economic future of...

No. 18 ECU Defeats Camels 10-0

Buies Creek – T.J. Riles drove in four and No. 18 East Carolina limited Campbell to two hits in...

18 Suspects Charged Following Major Undercover Drug Operation

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office began rounding up 18 suspects Tuesday following a three month investigation by the Narcotics Division. The...