Sunday, September 22, 2019






Smithfield Approves New Tethering Ordinance

In a unanimous vote, the Smithfield Town Council has approved a new tethering ordinance. In March, Chief of Police Keith Powell presented a proposed ordinance...

Oldest Living Johnston County Veteran, Paul Otto, Dies At 102

Johnston County's oldest living veteran, Paul Otto, passed away on Sunday at the age of 102.  JoCoReport featured Mr. Otto last September 7th when he...

Storms Cause Power Outages, Damage

Strong thunderstorms that swept through Johnston County late-Monday caused a number of power outages and scattered damage reports. Town of Clayton electrical crews worked in...

Senator Brent Jackson: No Connection To Lindberg

Says check was not solicited A local state senator says he has no direct connection to the man who has been indicted on bribery and...

Troopers, JoCO Teen Drivers Produce Video Showing Dangers Of Distracted Driving

In anticipation of spring break and prom season, the State Highway Patrol is once again conducting Operation Drive to Live, an annual campaign to reduce...

Johnston To Purchase Water From Sampson County

An agreement has been signed between Johnston and Sampson County officials to allow Johnston County to purchase water from Sampson County. The bulk water purchase...

Commissioners Honor American Legion’s 100th Anniversary

Johnston County Commissioners recognized the American Legion's 100th Anniversary last week. Commissioners adopted a resolution at their April 1st meeting at the Johnston County...

Williford Installs Life Saving Device In Church For Eagle Scout Project

An Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held on March 31st for Jamie Glenn Williford of Boy Scout Troop 33. For his Eagle Scout project,...

Grandparent Scam Costs Johnston County Woman $16,000

A 78 year-old Johnston County woman last $16,000 last month in the Grandparent Scam. The victim said she received a phone call on March 27th from...

One Of The World’s Best Air Shows Coming To Goldsboro

Seymour Johnson AFB - Goldsboro - "Wings Over Wayne" is one of the world's best air shows, according to Chuck Allen, the Mayor of Goldsboro. "Seymour...