Applications For Low Income Energy Assistance Program Being Accepted

Applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) will be taken now through March 31, 2021, or until the LIEAP funds are exhausted. Applications...

UNC REX And Johnston Health Finalize Agreement To Expand Partnership

Joint Operating Agreement will improve care and access for Johnston and Wake county patients RALEIGH AND SMITHFIELD – UNC REX Healthcare and Johnston Health have...

Massive Reach Of A 10-Year-Old Difference-Maker

Rilyn Kerley started tagging along with her mother on outreach projects at a young age. “She was probably ... kindergarten, maybe 5 or 6,”...

NCDHHS To Provide Automatic Payment To Thousands Of Households To Help With Winter Heating...

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced it will issue an automated payment to thousands of eligible households to help...

JWL Offering Letters From Santa

Once again, the Junior Women’s League of Smithfield (JWL) is teaming up with Santa Claus to support JWL initiatives within Johnston County by offering...

Johnston County Board Appointments – November 2020

The following appointments were approved by the Johnston County Board of Commissioners during their November 2020 meeting: •Airport Authority - (2 positions) Bentley Powell (4 year...

NC DOT Street Additions – November 2020

The Johnston County Board of Commissioners approved the following additions to the NC DOT State Maintained System in the county: Cross Creek Lane (SR 3368...

Police Station Expansion Project

The Town of Smithfield will be accepting bids soon on the expansion of the Smithfield Police Station. The current police headquarters was first opened on...

Four Oaks Girl Scout Earns Highest Award

Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines congratulates Annah Kate Lassiter of Four Oaks for becoming a Gold Award Girl Scout, a designation she...

Food Safety During Thanksgiving

By: Cassidy Hall Area Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Johnston & Wilson County Center I realize the term “food safety” may not excite many people, but what if...