Tuesday, April 20, 2021






Bobby Steve Grice, Jr. Earns FSCP Designation

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Bobby Steve Grice, Jr., an Insurance Agent with NC Farm Bureau in Smithfield has earned the Financial Services Certified Professional (FSCP) designation from The American...

County Approves Princeton Rock Quarry Expansion

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In a unanimous vote, Johnston County Commissioners have approved the expansion of a rock quarry owned by Hanson Aggregates Southeast, LLC. Hanson received approval to...

Davis Files For District 1 County Commission Seat

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Late-Thursday, Michelle Pace Davis of Archer Lodge filed for the District 1 seat on the Johnston County Board of Commissioners.  The seat is being vacated by...

Eating Healthy With Diabetes In December

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By: Cassidy Hall Johnston & Wilson County Cooperative Extension Area Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Last Thanksgiving, my grandmother was staring off into space in the midst of...

Woman Loses $1,500 In Johnston County Jury Duty Scam

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Its Christmastime, but scammers are still hard at work trying to steal your money. Unfortunately, a Johnston County woman is the latest victim of...

You Decide: Economically, What Should We Look For In 2020?

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By Dr. Mike Walden 2020 looks to be a big year. Of course, politics will be front and center, with national and presidential elections and –...

All-Girls Robotics Team Wins First Place

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Clayton – Johnston County’s only all-girl robotics team took home a first place award at the NC FIRST Lego League State Competition on Saturday, Jan....

Junior Women’s League Presents $10,000 Donation To My Kid’s Club

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On January 16th, the Junior Women’s League (JWL) of Smithfield presented a check to My Kid’s Club for $10,000.  Funds were raised at JWL’s...

Heavy Rains Blamed For 1,875 Gallon Sewage Spill

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Thursday night's severe rain event is being blamed for a 1,875 gallon discharge of untreated wastewater. The sewage spilled from a manhole near the Town...

22nd Annual Cycle NC “Mountains to Coast” Route Will Include Stops In Johnston County

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Wit Tuttell, the Executive Director of Visit NC, announced the 2020 Cycle North Carolina “Mountains to Coast” Route with the help of town representatives...