Friday, August 12, 2022




Body Pulled From Car Submerged In Pond

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SELMA - The Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal car crash on Interstate 95 at the 98 mile marker near Selma.  Around 10:40 pm...

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...

Former JCPS Interim Superintendent Dr. Ben Williams Hired By Wilson County Schools

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Former Johnston County Public Schools (JCPS) interim superintendent Dr. Ben Williams started work this week with Wilson County Schools.  Dr. Williams, who was an...

Princeton Man Leads Deputies On 100 MPH Chase

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A Princeton man was arrested Monday evening after leading Johnston County deputies on a brief high speed pursuit. Officers were dispatched to a Pine...

Additional COVID-19 Funds Disbursed To Johnston County For Public Health And Essential Services

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NC Pandemic Recovery Office Disburses Additional $150 Million Of Federal Funds To 97 Counties RALEIGH - Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that an additional $150...

Pine Level Ranked #1 Best Up-And-Coming Housing Market In NC

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PINE LEVEL - Based on existing growth, current trends, and forecasts, the Town of Pine Level has been identified as the best up-and-coming housing...

Wastewater Upgrade Bids Come In $1.7 Million Under Budget

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Bids for improvements to the Buffalo Creek wastewater pump station upgrade and force main project came in more than $1.78 million under budget. Johnston County...

Business Rezoning Requests Approved

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Johnston County Commissioners approved two rezoning requests that were before them at their November 2021 meeting.The board unanimously approved the rezoning of a 1.65...

Update: House Fire Victim Identified

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SMITHFIELD - The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of an elderly man who died in a house fire Sunday morning.  The...

Johnston County COVID-19 Alert Notification System

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The Johnston County Public Health Department announced this afternoon they do not have a waiting list for the general public to receive the COVID-19...