Sunday, October 13, 2019






Storms Cause Power Outages, Damage

Strong thunderstorms that swept through Johnston County late-Monday caused a number of power outages and scattered damage reports. Town of Clayton electrical crews worked in...

DOT Increases Speed Limit On Section Of US 70

Drivers traveling on US 70 through Johnston County can now go a little faster on one section of the highway. The NC Department of Transportation...

Repairs Completed, Colonial Pipeline Restarted

Colonial Pipeline officials announced Wednesday morning that repairs have been completed and a fuel line supplying the Selma Oil Terminals has been safely restarted. The...

Six Principals Complete Distinguished Leadership Program

Johnston County Public Schools had six principals recently complete the Distinguished Leadership Program (DLP), a year-long leadership development program for practicing school principals. West Clayton...

Crews Continue Repairs On Colonial Pipeline

Repairs were still in progress this morning (Tuesday) on the Colonial Pipeline between Clayton and Wilson's Mills. The pipeline, which provides fuel to the...

Repairs Underway On Colonial Pipeline Leak Near Clayton

Crews from several different agencies are on the scene today (Monday) of a leak in the Colonial Pipeline near Clayton.  Officials said they responded to...

Mother, Baby Die During Childbirth

Johnston County authorities are investigating the tragic deaths of a young mother and a newborn child. It happened Saturday night in a parking lot in...

Johnston County Look Back – April 2019

What Happened 25 – 50 – 100 Years Ago This Month April 1994 – 25 Years Ago The National Weather Service set up a new Doppler...

Teen Arrested For Cyberstalking

A teenager who gained access to a Facebook account and allegedly sent numerous lewd messages has been arrested for cyberstalking. 18 year-old Thomas Edward Green...

Clayton Police Arrest Shooting Suspect

Clayton Police Department Detectives, assisted by federal agents from the United States Marshals Service and deputies from the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Jared...