Benson Promotes Interim Chief Greg Percy To Permanent Police Chief 

The Town of Benson made the decision this week to allow Interim Police Chief Greg Percy to continue his role as head of the Police Department...

Election Campaign Sign Season Underway

Drivers traveling on North Carolina roadways are likely seeing what has become an election year tradition – a lot of campaign signs. A state law...

Cooper Gives Districts A Chance To Reopen Classrooms To K-5 Students

By Lindsay Marchello Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — School districts can allow elementary grade students to return to the classroom next month, Gov. Roy Cooper announced...

Governor Will Allow Elementary Schools To Open At Full Capacity

Schools Districts Will Still Have Flexibility To Select Plan A, B or C  RALEIGH - After several weeks of stable COVID-19 trends and continued low...

Jason Barbour To Retire As Johnston County 911 Director

SMITHFIELD - Johnston County's emergency communications director Jason Barbour is retiring.  Mr. Barbour said he informed Johnston County Manager Rick Hester on Tuesday of...

Angier Chamber Honors The Town’s Best

Awards were presented online due to pandemic Never let it be said the Angier Chamber of Commerce was stopped by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, especially...

Alexander Watts Joins Smithfield Police Department

After recently completing Basic Law Enforcement Training, Officer Alexander E. Watts has joined the Smithfield police force.  Watts will fill a vacancy on the...

UNC-TV Highlights Johnston County’s Efforts To Prevent Elder Abuse

“ncIMPACT” Season Premiere To Focus On Protecting Older Adults SMITHFIELD — The ncIMPACT Season 3 premiere, airing on UNC-TV on Thursday, September 17th, will focus...

Former Garner Mayor Ronnie Williams Passes Away

Former Garner mayor Ronnie S. Williams passed away Saturday, Sept. 12, at the age of 72. Williams had served as mayor from 2005 until last...

10 Practical Tips For Saving Money In Your Food Budget

By: Cassidy Hall Area Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Johnston & Wilson County Center One of my favorite things about my job is working with the public. I...