Sunday, September 22, 2019






Fire Destroys Mobile Home

The Johnston County Fire Marshal's Office continues to investigate the cause of a fire that destroyed a mobile home.The blaze was reported just before...

Poll: NC Parents Want More School Choices

A new Civitas poll finds that overall, parents want to be able to choose the education that they believe is the best fit for...

Swartz Announces Bid For School Board

On Wednesday, Chip Swartz announced his intention to run for a seat on the Johnston County School Board in 2016.Swartz is the business manager...

Watch Out For Higher Prices On Black Friday

With all of the holiday craziness and Black Friday frenzy, a report by CardHub suggests you may not always be getting the best prices...

North Carolina Highway Patrol Participates In N.C. Interstate Challenge Campaign

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol along with the Governor’s Highway Safety Program will be joining forces with local law enforcement agencies from across...

Thanksgiving Travel: Know Before You Go and Save Time, Money

As families travel over the river and through the woods for Thanksgiving celebrations, the NC Department of Transportation will suspend most road construction activities...

Submit Soil Samples By Monday To Avoid Peak-Season Fees

With harvest nearing completion, growers and some home gardeners are likely beginning to think about taking soil samples to prepare for the next growing...

Son To Run For Commissioners Seat Being Vacated By Father

On Monday, DeVan Barbour III, Vice Chairman of the Johnston County Board of Commissioners announced he would not seek re-election in 2016. On Tuesday,...

Sawrey Announces Bid For NC Senate

Johnston County attorney Benton Sawrey has announced his candidacy for the NC State Senate.  Sawrey, a Republican, announced Monday he will run for the...

Children Flee From Home As Parents Die In Murder-Suicide

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is treating the death of a Clayton couple found dead in their home Monday night as an apparent murder-suicide.Around...