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Monday, March 27, 2017

Arts And Food Festival Winners Announced

The Johnston County Arts Council hosted its Eighth Annual Arts and Food Festival Gala on March 16th at the...

Two Seniors Named NC State Park Scholars

West Johnston High senior Chris Lerma and South Johnston High senior Jessica Autry will join the North Carolina State...

Clayton Police Seek Robbery Suspects

The Clayton Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify two men who robbed a convenience store...

Campbell Splits Doubleheader At GWU, Wins Series

Boiling Springs, NC  – Campbell won its opening Big South series of the 2017 season at Gardner-Webb with a...

Local Farms Awarded Entrepreneurial Grants

Twenty-one farmers – including five in Johnston County -- have been named winners in a grant program aimed at...

Agritourism Farms Offer Variety Of Fun This Spring

Activities planned at farms in Alamance, Beaufort, Buncombe, Chatham, Cleveland, Columbus, Johnston, Lincoln, Orange, Person, Polk, Randolph, Sampson, Stokes,...

Boatswains Among Birds — The Secret Salts Of Elizabeth City

Perhaps the best kept boat station secret in the Mid-Atlantic region lies nestled within the largest Coast Guard facility...

You Decide: Are We Asking Too Much Of The Fed?

By Dr. Mike Walden - North Carolina Cooperative Extension The Federal Reserve – for short, the “Fed” – is again...

Inmate Found Dead

A Johnston County Jail inmate who was found unresponsive in his cell Thursday has died. Detention center staff found 61 year-old...

Johnston County Ranks 6th In Teen Fatalities

Between 2006 and 2008, 10 percent of all teen traffic deaths on North Carolina highways occurred in Johnston County. ...

Driver Facing Multiple Charges

A Goldsboro man was arrested and jailed under a $100,000 bond following a traffic stop last Friday in eastern...

Man Accused Of Providing Alcohol To Minor

A Four Oaks man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly provided moonshine to a 15 year-old neighbor who...

Be Careful When Burning Debris In Spring

Wildfire risk typically higher from March to May The N.C. Forest Service is urging residents across the state to think...

Town Awards Bid For Mower

The Town of Smithfield Public Works Department will be purchasing a new zero turn mower. The town council this month...

Man Wanted For Crimes In Two Counties Arrested In Tennessee

A suspect wanted for crimes in Johnston and Wayne counties has been captured in Nashville, Tennessee. Twenty-eight year-old Mark Alan...

Victim, Suspect Flee From Stabbing In Restaurant Parking Lot

Authorities are searching for both the victim and suspect following a reported stabbing in a restaurant parking lot. Around 8:45pm...

Two High Schools Align, Become Regional Champions

Johnston County Alliance Winds Ensemble, a collaboration of members from the West Johnston and Corinth Holders High bands and...

Rouzer Agriculture Subcommittee Hosts Hearing: “The Next Farm Bill: Livestock Producer Perspectives”

Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday,  Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer held a public hearing entitled, “The...

Four Oaks Break-Ins Likely Connected

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is investigating three break-ins Wednesday afternoon that could all be connected. The break-ins happened at...

Princeton Man Linked To Stolen John Deere Tractors

A 43 year-old Princeton man was arrested Wednesday accused of having two stolen farm tractors in his possession. Kenneth Eddie...