Monday, September 16, 2019






Former PE Teacher Named New Assistant Principal At South Johnston High

A former physical education teacher and coach at South Johnston High has been named the new Assistant Principal at the school. The Johnston County School...

Portrait Unveiling Thursday For Retired Chief District Court Judge

A ceremony will take place this Thursday, September 19th at the Johnston County Courthouse in Smithfield to honor retired Chief District Court Judge Albert...

US EPA Makes Major Water Policy Announcement In Johnston County

Using the backdrop of a Johnston County farm, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the repeal of a 2015 major Obama era water...

Goldsboro Fire Department Receives $6,000 Grant

The Goldsboro Fire Department received a $6,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation that will help create a more powerful and resilient community in Goldsboro....

CCCC Dental Hygiene Program Receives Recognition

The Central Carolina Community College Dental Hygiene program has been ranked No. 1 among the seven Best Dental Hygiene Programs in North Carolina for...

Campbell MADE Supports Student Athlete Development

BUIES CREEK – Since the start of 2019, Campbell Athletics has partnered with NextPlay to build Campbell MADE - a customized career development program built...

Smart Shopping, Part 2: Navigating Grains

By Cassidy Hall Area Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Johnston County Cooperative Extension Grains are America’s favorite food group. Grains are also one of my favorite things to...

You Decide: How Bad Will the Next Recession Be?

By Dr. Mike Walden I just finished a phone interview with a national business reporter. The topic – recession.  Specifically, the reporter wanted to know how...

September 15th-21st Is Child Passenger Safety Week

September 15th through 21st has been proclaimed Child Passenger Safety Week in Johnston County.  Johnston County Commissioners issued the proclamation saying children are our...

Firefighters Surprise 3 Year-Old For Birthday

A local three year-old who loves fire trucks got a big surprise when members of the Smithfield Fire Department showed up to help make...