Harper Appointed To Benson Planning Board

At the request of the Benson Town Board, Johnston County Commissioners have approved the appointment of Charles Harper of Tarheel Road to the Benson...

March 2020 NC DOT Road Additions

Johnston County Commissioners approved the following roads to the NC Department of Transportation State Maintained System this month: Moss Landing Drive and Stone Bank...

March 2020 Board & Committee Appointments

Johnston County Commissioners approved the following appointments during their March 2020 meeting: Planning Board: Denise Benson Byrd, Nicole Hackler, A. Brooke Holmes, William E. Letchworth and...

Johnston County Reports 3 New Cases Of COVID-19

Officials announced tonight three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Johnston County Monday, bringing the total number to 13.  Officials did not disclose...

South Smithfield Teachers Ride By To Visit Students At Home

SMITHFIELD - South Smithfield Elementary kindergarten teachers Ashlin Owen and Theresa Goodman drove around Monday to visit their students, and to follow social distancing...

Town Leaders Understand Difficulties Of NC’s Stay At Home Order

Beginning at 5:00pm today (Monday), a statewide Stay at Home Order takes effect.  Governor Roy Cooper is implementing the order in an attempt to reduce...

Funeral Arrangements For Fallen Trooper Nolan Sanders Announced

The NC Highway Patrol has released information on funeral arrangements for State Trooper Nolan J. Sanders who died in a traffic accident Friday night...

Food For Thought Regarding COVID-19

By Cassidy Hobbs Hall Area Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Johnston County Cooperative Extension A couple of weeks ago, many consumers feared the worst concerning COVID-19. There...

Duplin County I-40 Ramp Closing For Rehab

Warsaw – A ramp onto Interstate 40 is scheduled to temporarily close in Duplin County. Crews plan to close the ramp from N.C. 24 onto I-40...

Smithfield Street Resurfacing Bid Awarded

Approximately 1.2 miles of city streets will be repaved this year under a street resurfacing contract approved this month by the Smithfield Town Council. Nine...