Wilson County Roads To Benefit By Resurfacing Contract

Wilson County drivers soon will enjoy a better ride on sections of US 301 and NC 581 and over 18 secondary routes that will...

Oldest Living Johnston County Veteran, Paul Otto, Dies At 102

Johnston County's oldest living veteran, Paul Otto, passed away on Sunday at the age of 102.  JoCoReport featured Mr. Otto last September 7th when he...

Four Oaks Middle Teacher Named Teacher Of Month

The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce has named Ida Robbins a teacher at Four Oaks Middle School the April Teacher of the Month recipient. Robbins...

Johnston County Look Back – May 2019

What Happened 25 – 50 – 100 Years Ago This Month May 1994 – 25 Years Ago The Smithfield Town Council voted to annex the West...

Rising Costs Are Weighing On Builders

For the second consecutive month, the number of new housing starts is down compared to numbers from a year ago. In April 2019, permits were...

Lee Promoted To Sergeant

Smithfield police officer W.T. Lee has been promoted.  Lee was promoted to the rank of sergeant during an Oath of Office ceremony May 7th before...

$2.48 Million Bid Awarded To Add Security Vestibules At 39 Public Schools

One month after Chief of Staff Dolores Gill presented a security update to the Johnston County School Board, a bid has been awarded to...

Are Granny’s Skills Long Lost?

By Cassidy Hall Area Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Johnston County Cooperative Extension I catch a lot of slack from older populations. Apparently, I am “too young” to...

84,000 Gallon Sewage Spill Reported In Smithfield

Johnston County Public Utilities has confirmed 84,000 gallons of sewage spilled overnight on Highway 210 near Highway 70 in West Smithfield. The Central Johnston County...

Paramedic Students Participate in Night Ops Exercise

Event simulated real-world emergency training for students The Johnston Community College Emergency Medical Services Education program ran an all-night training exercise, Night Ops, recently for...