Clayton Girl Scout Named Local Top Seller For 2020 Girl Scout Cookie Program

Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines has announced that Sarah Stanley of Clayton is the Johnston top seller for the 2020 Girl Scout...

Numerous Drugs Found Inside Car

Numerous illegal narcotics were reportedly found inside a car in the parking lot of a Clayton area convenience store.  Around 4:00pm Monday, Johnston County deputies...

Drug Search Warrant Conducted Near School

A Johnston County man was jailed Tuesday under a $250,000 bond after a drug search warrant was executed at a home in the Clayton...

Police Identify 71 Year-Old Driver Killed In Crash

Smithfield Police have released the name of a motorist who died in a two vehicle accident Monday afternoon in West Smithfield.  The collision occurred...

Pickup, Tractor Trailer Collide

A tractor trailer and pickup truck collided Monday night outside of Clayton.  The accident was reported just past 9:00pm on Highway 42 East at...

Johnston Health Receives $444,000 Grant From The Duke Endowment

Johnston Health has received a $444,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to expand a community network known as Project Access, which improves access to...

Johnston Health Names Chief Medical Officer

Rodney McCaskill, MD, has been named the permanent chief medical officer for Johnston Health. Since Oct. 1, he has been serving as interim CMO. “Dr....

Op-Ed: The School Board Recordings Begin To Surface

Op-Ed By: Anita Bland Clayton citizen and concerned parent of Clayton High School While the Covid-19 pandemic has occupied much of the county’s thoughts and concerns,...

JWL Installs Archer Lodge And Meadow Blessing Boxes

SMITHFIELD -  Less than a year after installing its first four blessing boxes around Johnston County, the Junior Women’s League of Smithfield (JWL)’s newest...

Highway 42 East Lane Closures Begin Sunday

CLAYTON – A state transportation contractor plans to close one lane on Highway 42, east of the Neuse River, for two nights starting Sunday,...