Outgoing Selma Town Manager Makes Final Statement

SELMA -  After nine months on the job, Steven Hicks resigned Monday afternoon (Aug 3).  His resignation ends his brief tenure with the Town of Selma...

State Has Distributed 3.5 Million Cloth Face Coverings, 4.5 Million Masks And Additional PPE...

RALEIGH - The NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) and the NC Department of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management (NCEM) has...

‘Brothers For Life’

1990 Trojans Bond Over First State Title FOUR OAKS — Thirty years later, Scott Barbour can still feel the metal cleats from his South Johnston...

State Pensions OK For Now, But COVID Threat Remains, State Treasurer Says

By Julie Havlak Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — The COVID-19 pandemic could still threaten the long-term stability of state employee pensions, even though the state pension...

NC SweetPotato Commission Names New Executive Director

BENSON –The North Carolina SweetPotato Commission, Inc. has announced that Michelle L. Grainger has joined the Commission as Executive Director. With over 20 years...

In 4-2 Vote, County Commissioners Approve Larger Lot Sizes

Change Not Expected To Slow Residential Growth SMITHFIELD - Johnston County Commissioners approved Monday night their first major land development code change in 11 years. ...

Pandemic Brings Opportunities For Johnston County’s Economy

Consulting Report Says Life Sciences, Medical Devices and Supplies, Consumer Foods and Equipment Manufacturing Could Grow with JoCo Given its prowess in the life sciences...

Harnett County Child Support Services Moves to Government Complex

New Office Scheduled to Open Virtually in August Harnett County Department of Social Services (DSS) announced that the Child Support Services Division will move to...

Two Store Clerks Cited For Selling Malt Beverages To Minor

20 Smithfield Businesses Checked, 2 Sold Malt Beverages To Minor SMITHFIELD - The Smithfield Police Department has cited two convenience store clerks for selling malt...

50-210 Fire Department Approved As Medical First Responders

The 50-210 Fire Department has received formal approval from Johnston County Commissioners to respond to medical calls in their fire district.  Chief Nathan Burgess...