Thursday, September 23, 2021






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...

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...

Suspect Captured After I-40 Chase, Manhunt

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NEWTON GROVE - An intense manhunt by law enforcement officers took place Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 40 at the Johnston-Sampson County line.  It began...

$1.6 Million Awarded For Sampson County Roads Damaged By Hurricane Florence

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The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1,604,562 to reimburse the state’s Department of Transportation for the repair of roads in Sampson...

NC DOT Awards Contract To Replace Newton Grove Bridge

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Work can begin in January NEWTON GROVE – A bridge in Sampson County will be replaced next year, after the N.C. Department of Transportation recently...

Gas Tanker Involved In I-40 Accident

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A gasoline tanker transporting much-needed fuel from Wilmington to Raleigh was struck by a Cadillac Escalade Thursday afternoon around 5:00pm. The accident happened in...

Delivery Truck Driver Charged In Crash That Killed Funeral Home Owner

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The State Highway Patrol announced late-Tuesday the driver of a Lowe's Home Improvement box truck has been charged in a two-vehicle collision earlier today...

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...

Higher Fire Tax Rates Proposed In 9 Communities

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Residents in nine of the 27 fire districts in Johnston County could be paying higher fire taxes beginning July 1st.   Nine fire departments are...

Teen Felon Stole $40 During Robbery, JCSO Says

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A 19 year-old convicted felon has been rearrested on robbery, assault and kidnapping charges. On April 28th around 2:00pm, a 30 year-old man said...