Wednesday, January 22, 2020





Will JCS Blunder Lead To Legal Troubles?

Confidential Personnel Files Of Dr. Bennett Jones Released Without His Consent In Aug. 2019 Email, Dr. Bennett Jones Alleges Corruption And Ineptitude Johnston County Schools are...

22 Year-Old Man Reported Missing

A search is underway for a missing 22 year-old man.  The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says Xzavier Rendell Pearsall was last seen around 9:30pm last...

Second School Without Heat This Week

A second Johnston County public school was without heat this week.  Several classrooms at South Johnston High School near Four Oaks were without heat when...

Four Oaks Chamber Hosts Annual Member Appreciation Dinner

The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Member Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, January 16th.  Participants were treated to catered dinner as well as...

School Board Candidates Divided On When A New Superintendent Should Be Hired

A number of candidates running for the Johnston County Board of Education want the current school board to wait until after the November general...

Students Arrive To Classrooms With No Heat

A number of elementary school students arrived at their classrooms this morning (Tuesday) only to find there wasn't any heat. It happened at Four...

Truck Wheels May Have Sparked Grass Fire On Interstate

Dual wheels off a tractor trailer may have sparked a grass fire this afternoon (Tuesday) on Interstate 95 in Johnston County.   The Smithfield Fire Department...

County Approves 500,000 Gallon Archer Lodge Water Tank Loan

Johnston County will seek a low interest loan from the NC Department of Environmental Quality - Division of Water Infrastructure to pay for the...

David Hall Named Market Executive With KS Bank

David L. Hall, Jr. has been named Wake County Market Executive and Commercial Relationship Manager for KS Bank.  Hall is responsible for growing KS Bank...

Carolyn Ennis Honored For Service

Carolyn Ennis was honored by Mayor Andy Moore and members of the Smithfield Town Council this month.  Ennis was a member of the Public Library...