Friday, April 23, 2021






Fire Destroys Newton Grove Home

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A home burned to the ground Monday afternoon. The fire was reported around 5:30pm in the 600 block of Main Street in Newton Grove. ...

Newton Grove Police Officer Dies In Accident

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UPDATE: The officer has been identified as 26 year-old Brent Hall. Officer Hall was traveling at a high rate of speed in a...

Defendant Pleads Guilty To Johnston County Double Murder

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The first of three defendants in a 2016 double murder in southern Johnston County pleaded guilty on Thursday, April 1st. Under a plea agreement...

Newton Grove Man Accused Of Sexually Exploiting Minors

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A Newton Grove man was accused of sexually exploiting a minor after deputies got a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited...

A Legacy Of Farming Fresh Fruits And Vegetables

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By Taylor ParrishGrowing up in the farming industry instilled a passion for agriculture in Ronnie Moore that he could never shake. Although his current...

Commissioners Approve Rezoning Cases

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Johnston County Commissioners approved several rezoning cases during their February meeting.  Mideast Materials LLC of Dunn won approval to rezone 134 acres out of a...

Man Broke Into Same Home 8 Times, JCSO Says

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A Johnston County man has been arrested on charges he broke into the same home eight times in as many months.  The suspect allegedly...

Contract Awarded To Replace Newton Grove Bridge

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NEWTON GROVE – A contract awarded to a Wilson contractor will replace a Sampson County bridge, which is expected to help local farmers and...

Grandma’s Lucky Numbers Win Newton Grove Woman $362,242 Jackpot

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NEWTON GROVE - A few special numbers led Maria Moreno of Newton Grove to win half of a $362,242 Cash 5 jackpot. “I just can’t...

Faith And Farming Go Hand-In-Hand For Isaac Best

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University of Mount Olive senior Isaac Best is majoring in agricultural production with a concentration in business.  It is a major that will serve...