Sunday, August 25, 2019






News

You Decide: What’s Behind the Three Top Issues?

By Dr. Mike Walden When I was a kid in the 1950s, we used to call the middle months of the year the “lazy days...

Editorial: A Budget Worth Fighting For

By: Representative Larry Strickland The North Carolina state budget, which was passed with bipartisan support, provides crucial investments in our region and across our great...

Schools

School Board Adopts Policy Changes

Changes Made To Attendance, Dress Code, Voter Registration, Animals In Schools Policies  By: Scott Bolejack The Johnston...

JCC’s Chef Judy Is a Winner on Food Network’s Supermarket Stakeout

Chef Judy Cage took home the grand prize of $10,000  Chef Judith Cage, owner of Chef...

Clayton High Parent Advisory Council Demands Meeting With School Board

Members of the Clayton High School Parent Advisory Council (PAC) are demanding to meet with...

Smithfield

Leslie Hufton Takes Oath As Smithfield Police Officer

Smithfield Mayor Andy Moore administered the oath for newly hired Smithfield Police Officer Leslie Garner...

Smithfield Approves Large Indoor Hemp Greenhouse

In a unanimous vote, the Smithfield Town Council has approved a special use permit from...

Business Gas Leak Caused By Copper Theft, Police Say

Police in Smithfield are investigating a gas leak caused by a copper thief.  Around 6:00AM...

Selma

Selma Jewelry Receives Business Excellence Award

By: Scott Bolejack The Selma Town Council on Aug. 13th presented its Business Excellence Award to...

“No Excuse” Councilwoman Says For Train Depot Having No Air Conditioning For 3 Months

By: Scott Bolejack Selma Town Council member Ann Williams was clearly irked on Tuesday. The central air...

Police: DWI Suspect Arrested In Liquor Store Parking Lot Said He Hadn’t Drank All Day

A concerned motorist contacted police Aug. 9th reporting a possible impaired driving operating a silver...