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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Driver Killed After Tanker Overturns, Burns In Church Parking Lot

A fatal fuel tanker accident shut down Cleveland Road Monday morning.  The wreck was reported around 10:00am on Cleveland Road...

Town Stunned By Closing Of Post Office

Residents in one Johnston County town are upset their post office has closed.  Last Monday, the US Postal Service...

Bids Awarded For Repair Work At 5 School Campuses

Work will take place over the next several months at five Johnston County school buildings after contracts were awarded...

DWI Suspect Nearly Strikes Deputy

A Johnston County deputy narrowly avoided being hit by a car during an early morning traffic stop on Interstate...

Driver Caught Speeding 106 MPH

A Durham man was caught speeding 106 miles per hour on Interstate 40 near McGee's Crossroads early Sunday morning....

Camp Courage Coming In June For Bereaved Children

The fourth “Camp Courage” will take place on Saturday, June 10th from 8:00am until 5:00pm at Camp Mary Atkinson, located...

Johnston Health Ambassador Passionate About Helping Patients At Home, Abroad

Randy Barnes, the materials manager for the operating room at Johnston Health Clayton, has been named the Johnston Health...

Camels Draw Top-Seeded Winthrop In 2017 Big South Baseball Championship

Campbell will match up with regular season champion Winthrop to open the 2017 Big South Baseball Championship, Tuesday, May...

Forsman Completes Basic Training

U.S. Air Force Airman Benjamin P. Forsman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio,...

11th Grader Wins Congressman’s Art Competition

Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer announced Jocelyn Artman, an 11th grade student at Topsail High School the winner...

Stolen $50,000 Corvette Recovered

An expensive sports car stolen from Pennsylvania was recovered in Johnston County. Smithfield Police were called to a disturbance Wednesday...

Shoplifter Accused Of Stealing Hubcaps, Pencils

Car hubcaps, pencils and a notebook were among items a Smithfield man is accused of shoplifting from Wal-Mart on...

JCPS Teacher Assistants Named To NCATA Leadership

Johnston County Public Schools teacher assistants, Chris Le’von Brown and Lisa Soard, were named to leadership roles on the...

Farmers Should Prepare For Hurricane Season

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler’s annual plea for farmers to prepare for hurricane season is especially poignant this year, considering...

Clayton Hires New Director Of Engineering & Inspections

The Town of Clayton has hired their first director of engineering and inspections.   Rich Cappola, who has most recently...