Saturday, August 24, 2019






Women’s Society Honors Philanthropy Of Linda Lassiter

JCC Foundation awards the society’s inaugural scholarship to a Selma Middle eighth grader. Johnston Community College Foundation celebrated the life and philanthropy of the late...

Williford Installs Life Saving Device In Church For Eagle Scout Project

An Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held on March 31st for Jamie Glenn Williford of Boy Scout Troop 33. For his Eagle Scout project,...

Johnston Volunteers Receive Girl Scout Awards

Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines congratulates Mary Betts of Selma and Vivian Morgan of Clayton for receiving the Distinguished Service Award. They...

Cleveland High Helps Community Find Career Paths

Cleveland High School offered an opportunity for Johnston County Public Schools students, recent graduates, and community members to make a career plan for themselves...

JCC Receives $200,000 Golden LEAF Grant

Funds will support accelerated entry into nursing and simulated specialty care unit Johnston Community College has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Golden LEAF...

Downtown Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of Homes, Businesses

A gas leak forced emergency crews to evacuate a one block radius in Downtown Smithfield this morning (Thursday).  Around 11:00am, a gas line was accidentally...

Long Term Closure Of East Garner Road Bridge Over I-40 Begins May 29th

A long-term closure of the East Garner Road bridge over Interstate 40 begins later this month as part of the I-40 widening project in Wake and...

Clayton Votes 4-1 To Approve Budget Which Raises Property Tax Rate 18 Percent

In a 4-to-1 vote Monday night, the Clayton Town Council adopted a $29.7 million budget that will create higher taxes and user...

2019-20 Principal, Assistant Principal of the Year Named

Leigh White, principal of Riverwood Elementary School, was selected as the 2019-2020 Principal of the Year for Johnston County Public Schools. Darrick McNeill, assistant...

N.C. Peach Growers Pleased With 2019 Crop

After several hit-or-miss years, peach growers across the state are celebrating what is shaping up to be a solid peach growing season. “Consumers can expect...