Commissioner Chairman: “The Lights Are On At The Board Of Education But No One...

The Johnston County School Board is being criticized for its handling of an employment contract for retiring Superintendent Dr. Ed Croom that will leave...

School Board Waives Snow Makeup Day

Johnston County school students will not have to make up a day lost to winter weather in January.At their board meeting on Tuesday, the...

Selma Says “No” To Chickens

Two months after a resident asked the Town of Selma to allow chickens within the town limits, the Selma Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday...

Candy Stolen During Florist Break-In

Smithfield Police are investigating a business break-in.Monday night or early-Tuesday, someone broke into Smithfield City Florist located at 902 South Brightleaf Boulevard.Police Captain R.K....

Bid Awarded For Public Works Building Upgrades

The Smithfield Public Works Facility will be getting some much needed upgrades.The Smithfield Town Council has awarded a bid to renovation some of the...

Smithfield Approves Board Appointments

The Smithfield Town Council has made appointments to several town boards.Anita Liverman of Baker Street was reappointed to serve a second term on the...

2016 NC Boll Weevil Assessment Remains At $1 Per Acre

The board of the Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation of North Carolina has set the 2016 boll weevil assessment at $1 per acre of cotton,...

Teacher Dies After Being Struck By Bus

An elementary school teacher was struck and killed by a bus on school grounds Tuesday morning.The tragedy occurred at the Meadow Lane Elementary School...

Residents, Fire Chief Concerned About Crashes At Rural Intersection

The Department of Transportation says they are not aware of any problems with a rural intersection many nearby residents say is accident prone.Neighbors say...

Alcohol Referendum Requested In Archer Lodge

If the Archer Lodge Town Council has their way, residents of Johnston County's newest town will vote later this year to allow alcohol sales.In...