Wednesday, December 1, 2021






Barton College Announces 2021 Graduates

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WILSON - Two hundred and forty-three Barton College undergraduate seniors and graduate students received diplomas on Saturday, May 8, during the school’s 119th annual...

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...

Car, Tractor Trailer Collide On US 70

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A Thursday afternoon accident sent the driver of a red Buick to the hospital after she reportedly struck the side of a passing tractor...

First Year JCPS Teachers Honored

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Johnston County Public Schools named Ally Edwards as the district’s Outstanding First Year Teacher of the Year at a virtual ceremony held recently. Edwards, a...

Wrong Way Driver Causes Fatal Head-On Crash, SHP Says

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PINE LEVEL - The State Highway Patrol arrested a driver for reportedly causing a fatal head-on collision on Highway 70 near Pine Level. The...

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...

Pine Level Planning Board Appointment

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At their March 1, 2021 meeting, the Johnston County Board of Commissioners approved a request from the Town of Pine Level to appoint Leighanna...

Man Charged In Car Break-In Outside Walmart

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A 20 year-old man was arrested by Smithfield Police and held on a $10,000 bond after a car break-in was reported Saturday, Feb. 27th...

Johnston County Board Appointments – February 2021

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The Johnston County Board of Commissioners made the following appointments during their February 2021 meeting:Economic Development Advisory Board:  (5 positions; 2 year terms)Archer Lodge...

Johnston County ABC Distributes $500,000 In January

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Johnston County Board of Alcoholic Control has declared $500,000 surplus and distributed to the County of Johnston and incorporated towns. Johnston County received 75 percent...