CCCC Announces Graduates

Central Carolina Community College had over 550 graduates at the conclusion of the spring 2019 semester. CCCC observed its 56th Commencement Exercises at the Dennis...

Partnership for Children Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Little Free Libraries

The Partnership for Children of Johnston County (PFCJC) cut the Ribbon for two new Little Free Libraries. Little Free Libraries are popping up everywhere....

99th Annual Benson Singing Convention June 21-23

The 99th State Annual Singing Convention will be held Friday, June 21, Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23, 2019, in the "Singing Grove,"...

Summer Reading Made Easier With StudentAccess

More than 37,000 students in Johnston County now have easier access to books and educational materials this summer thanks to a new program called...

Clayton Chamber Super Star Teacher Is Always On The Move

The Clayton Chamber of Commerce has recognized Ms Christine McLatchy of Powhatan Elementary as the May 2019 Super Star Teacher of the Month.  Super...

After 43 Years Of Service EMT Charles Strickland Retires

A special ceremony was held on Wednesday to honor the career of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Charles Strickland, who retired this week after serving...

JCC and FSU Partner on $10K Pathway Degree

Program opens doors for affordable bachelor’s degrees to JCC graduates Dr. James A. Anderson, chancellor of Fayetteville State University (FSU), and Dr. David N. Johnson,...

Smithfield Reapplies For $750,000 Community Development Block Grant

One year after being rejected for a Community Development Block Grant, the Town of Smithfield has reapplied for funding. In 2018, the Town attempted unsuccessfully...

Commissioners Give Johnston County Schools $1.5 Million

Monday night, it took less than 10 minutes for Johnston County Commissioners to allocate a $1.5 million funding request by School Superintendent Dr. Ross...

Road Closure For 3 Little Pigs Triathlon

Organizers of the annual 3 Little Pigs Triathlon scheduled for this Saturday morning, June 15th in Smithfield have announced some road closures that will...