Thursday, October 17, 2019






Jimmy Capps And The Malpass Brothers To Play Celebration Concert In Benson

May 11th Recognition of Benson Native Jimmy Capps And His Contributions To Country Music If you’re a country music fan, you’ve probably heard Jimmy Capps on...

Clayton Business Recognized For Flying American Flag

The September 2019 Good Business Award was presented Friday to Baker Thermal Solutions of Clayton.  The Johnston County Marine Corps League Carry-On Detachment 1236 recognizes businesses...

CTSO Students Recognized By School Board

The Johnston County Board of Education recognized students in Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) that will compete in national CTSO competitions in the...

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...

Superintendent Asks For $1.5 Million To Meet Obligations

Johnston County Public Schools (JCPS) Superintendent Dr. Ross Renfrow says the school system needs $1.5 million to meet their obligations for the current fiscal...

Damon Kenny Takes Oath As Smithfield Police Officer

Damon Kenny has been sworn in as one of the newest officers on the Smithfield police force. Officer Kenny received his Oath of Office from...

SSS Student Chosen As NC Senate Page

Smithfield-Selma High School student Camryn Barefoot has been accepted to serve as a Senate Page for the North Carolina General Assembly.  Barefoot's application was...

Faced With Adversity Boy Scout Perseveres To Earn Eagle Scout

Faced with adversity, autism, a recent major back surgery, and several setbacks along the way, Reilly Phillip McMaster from Boy Scout Troop 64 of...

DOT Orders Contractor To Make Immediate Improvements To Clayton Intersection

Following complaints about 'near misses' between cars turning at a busy Clayton intersection, the NC Department of Transportation has ordered a contractor make immediate...

Highway Patrol Names New Deputy Commander and Lt. Colonel

Gordon Previously Worked As Trooper In Johnston County The State Highway Patrol is proud to announce majors Jeff Gordon and Donna Carter will begin new...