Tuesday, October 15, 2019






Fire Chief Wants Department To Keep Old Ladder Truck

The Smithfield Fire Department has just received delivery of a 2019 Smeal 100 foot ladder truck.  The new truck is expected to be put into...

County Surpluses Two Ambulances

Johnston County Commissioners have agreed to take two ambulances out of service and donate them to the contract agencies where they had been in...

Publix Grocery Store Locating At Flowers Plantation

A representative from Flowers Plantation has confirmed Publix will be building a new grocery store location near Clayton. Reid Stephenson, a spokesperson for Flowers Plantation,...

Divided Town Council Approves New Road Name For Future Booker Dairy Road Extension

The Smithfield Town Council approved the names of three roads that will be impacted when the future Booker Dairy Road Extension opens by the...

Another JCI Participant Wins Award

Sara B., a JCI participant, is employed at Wilson’s Mills Baptist Child Care Center as a Floater. She has been working there for ten...

Triangle East Chamber Named 2019 Outstanding Chamber of the Year

The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) recognized the 2019 Outstanding Chamber of the Year (for a chamber with under 700 members)...

Ahead Of Expected Busy Fall Wildfire Season, Fire Officials Urge Caution And Offer Tips...

Oct. 6-12 is National Fire Prevention Week As we enter the start of the fall wildfire season, the N.C. Forest Service and the USDA Forest...

Commissioners Approve CSS Grant Matching Funds

Community and Senior Services of Johnston County (CSS) has received approval from Johnston County Commissioners to apply for a NC Department of Transportation grant...

Casey Wiley Named NC Detention Officer of the Year

Sampson County Detention Officer Casey Wiley was presented Sept. 25th with the North Carolina Detention Officer of the Year Award at the North Carolina Jail Administrators...

Social Security Matters – What Will My Widow’s Benefit Be?

by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Association of Mature American Citizens Ask Rusty – What Will My Widow’s Benefit Be? Dear Rusty: My husband just...