New EMS Ambulances Feature New Color Scheme

Johnston County Emergency Services has received delivery of two 2019 American Emergency Vehicle ambulances. The ambulances will replace units that are scheduled for surplus...

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...

Town Prohibits Semi-Truck Traffic On Residential Street

A residential street in West Smithfield is being used by semi-trucks.  The Smithfield Town Council has taken action to try and eliminate the problem. Large trucks...

County Commissioners Approve $243 Million Budget

Tax rate decreases but property owners will be paying 9.2% more  Some fees increase 11 - 95 Percent  "We're being frugal with taxpayers money..."   Johnston County...

Johnston Girl Scouts Named Local Top Sellers for 2019 Girl Scout Cookie Program

Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines has announced that Taylor Cole of Clayton, is the top seller in Johnston County for the 2019...

Historical Markers To Be Unveiled

The Johnston County Heritage Center and Heritage Commission will unveil five historical markers in various Johnston County locations during June and July. Each unveiling...

Economic Development Advisory Board Makes 7 Recommendations To Commissioners

The chairperson of the Johnston County Economic Development Advisory Board, Selma Mayor Cheryl Oliver, wants Johnston County Commissioners to consider making several changes to...

Strahin Completes Basic Training

U.S. Air Force Airman Joshua S. Strahin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive,...

Wilson Gray Johnson Earns The Highest And Most Coveted Award In Scouting

Wilson Gray Johnson from Boy Scout Troop 64 of Cleveland has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.  An Eagle Scout Ceremony was held for...

Social Security Matters – Couple With Age Difference Planning Benefits

by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Association of Mature American Citizens Ask Rusty – Couple with Age Difference Planning Benefits Dear Rusty: I am nearing...