Teen Killed In Wilson’s Mills Shooting

A Wilson’s Mills teenager was gunned down by her boyfriend early Saturday. Now that man is charged with second-degree murder.Wilson’s Mills Police have charged 42...

Smithfield Disputes High Crime Ranking

Smithfield town officials say a report from a group claiming the Town has the seventh highest crime rate of any city in North Carolina...

Cynthia Hutchings Named 2015 Teacher Of The Year

The three finalists for the 2015 Flame for Learning Award are Amy Hines, Greer Suggs and Helen Westbrook.The remaining 16 semi-finalists for the 2015...

House-Passed Bill Could End Final Exams

Measure changing formula for school letter grades passes chamber as wellBy Dan Way – Carolina Journal   North Carolina students no longer would be...

Public Hearing Monday To Discuss Solid Waste

Johnston County Commissioners will be gathering public input about trash during a hearing on Monday, May 4th at 6pm in Smithfield.Officials have been trying...

Rouzer Encourages US Postal Service To Honor Ava Gardner With Stamp

Congressman David Rouzer (NC-7) has written a letter to the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee encouraging them to honor Johnston County native Ava Gardner with...

2015 NC Poet Laureate Visits Cleveland High

2015 NC Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson recently visited the students and staff at Cleveland High School. Stephenson is a 1956 graduate of the old...

National Day Of Prayer May 7th

The 64th annual National Day of Prayer is set this year for Thursday, May 7th.  This is a national observance signed into law by...

Riverwood Middle Send Students To All-State Chorus

Riverwood Middle sent nine of the school’s best chorus students to participate in the 2015 North Carolina Middle School All-State Chorus. The students spent a...

Jackson Guides Shared Parenting Bill To Unanimous Approval In NC Senate

On Wednesday, the North Carolina Senate voted unanimously to affirm that child custody decisions in North Carolina courtrooms should be predicated on sound science...