Saturday, August 24, 2019






Advisory Council Appointments Approved

By: Scott Bolejack   The Johnston County Board of Education on Tuesday made a number of appointments to school advisory councils. They are listed below by...

2019 Neuse River Futbol Alliance (NRFA) High School Miss Soccer Award and Girls High...

Clayton - Neuse River Futbol Alliance (NRFA) officially announces the 2019 Johnston County High School Miss Soccer Award and NRFA Girls High School All...

Finish Line Grant Helps Community College Students

Vida Marie Otero was closing in on her college degree when life got very complicated. With the increasing demands of her nursing program —...

“No Excuse” Councilwoman Says For Train Depot Having No Air Conditioning For 3 Months

By: Scott Bolejack Selma Town Council member Ann Williams was clearly irked on Tuesday. The central air conditioning in the town’s train station had failed in...

Johnston County Ranks 3rd In NC For Visitor Spending Growth

2018 County Spending by Domestic Visitors Increases by 7.1%  Governor Roy Cooper announced Thursday that in 2018 domestic visitors to Johnston County spent $256.02, which...

Portrait To Honor Retired Chief District Court Judge

Johnston County officials have adopted a resolution allowing the placement of a portrait in the Johnston County Courthouse in honor of retired Chief District...

JCC’s Chef Judy to Appear on New Food Network Reality Show

Supermarket Stakeout airs at 10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20   Chef Judith Cage, owner of Chef Judy’s Jaguar Grill at Johnston Community College, will take...

Housing Starts Up 11 Percent In July

Building permits for new single family homes in Johnston County increased 11 percent in July, compared to numbers from a year earlier. The Johnston County...

Johnston Has Highest Tax Collection Rate Of All NC Counties

Johnston County had the highest collection percentage of ad valorem taxes of all counties in North Carolina during the 2017-2018 fiscal year.   Johnston County...

JCC Recognizes High School Equivalency & Adult High School Graduates

In 2018-19, 116 students earned their high school equivalency diploma and 21 students earned their adult high school diploma Johnston Community College hosted a summer...