COVID-19 Shutdowns Swell The Ranks Of The Uninsured

By Julie Havlak Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Brandon has three little girls, no job, and no health insurance. His company launched mass furloughs just weeks...

Cotton Festival Latest Casualty Of COVID-19

DUNN - COVID-19 struck again, and this time it hit close to home. The Dunn Area Tourism Authority has announced it has canceled the 22nd...

PFCJC Reaches 10,000 Children With Free Books In Johnston County

The Partnership for Children of Johnston County (PFCJC) has reached a milestone in its effort to increase literacy in the community and provide books...

Spencer Campbell Earns Eagle Scout Rank

On July 26th, Spencer Thomas Campbell was awarded the highest rank in Scouting as he attained the rank of Eagle Scout as a member...

Roundtable Discussion On Racism In Health Care August 6th

SMITHFIELD - The Johnston County Heritage Commission’s Black History Committee will present a roundtable discussion on racism in health care on Thursday, August 6...

JCPS Breaks Ground On Thanksgiving Area Elementary School

Johnston County Public Schools broke ground on the district’s newest elementary school on Thursday, July 30. The school, located off Highway 42 East on Lynch...

CFPT Investigated 25 Child Deaths In Johnston County In 2019

Twenty-five juvenile deaths were investigated in Johnston County last year, according to a report from the Johnston County Child Fatality Prevention Team (CFPT).  Kathleen...

Wayne County Contracts With Two Providers For Non-Emergency Transport

The County of Wayne has contracted with North State Medical Transport and MedEx Medical Transport to provide non-emergency ambulatory transportation for residents in Wayne...

Neal Padgett Named 2020 Winner Of James R. Stevens Service To Garner Award

GARNER - One of Garner’s biggest boosters and most well-known faces is being honored for his many years of work on behalf of his...

Harnett County Mourns Loss Of Local Civil Rights Icon

ANGIER - As a nation celebrates the life of civil rights icon John Lewis this week, Harnett County residents are mourning the death of...