350 Computers Purchased For Smithfield Middle School

The Johnston County Public School Board has approved the purchase of 350 computers for students at Smithfield Middle School.  The additional Chromebooks will be used...

Kissing a Pig to feed students

By Lisa Farmer Wanting to have some fun and do some good, employees at Godwin Manufacturing and Champion Hoist, both at separate locations in Dunn...

Op-Ed: The School Board Recordings Begin To Surface

Op-Ed By: Anita Bland Clayton citizen and concerned parent of Clayton High School While the Covid-19 pandemic has occupied much of the county’s thoughts and concerns,...

Corinth Holders High Holds ‘Adopt A Senior’ Event

COVID-19 put an early end to the school year and a sudden end to high school for the Class of 2020. On Wednesday, Corinth Holders...

23 Central Office Job Cuts Still On The Table

SMITHFIELD - The Johnston County Public School Board approved a new fiscal year budget proposal Tuesday night but not without some controversy. During budget...

Wayne Community College Taking Layered Approach To Campus Return

Wayne Community College is working to re-open its campus after weeks of operating remotely due to COVID-19 precautions. While the state is in Phase I...

JCPS To Hold Virtual Job Fair On May 14th

Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Virtual Job Fair on Thursday, May 14th. The event will be held in a Zoom Conference format...

Excellence Honored At Central Carolina Community College

Central Carolina Community College has recognized approximately 100 outstanding students for its Annual Academic Excellence Awards. Instructors selected the students who were recognized for academic...

Wooten Says 23 Job Cuts Are Not Part Of School Budget

Update 9:00pm - School Board member Mike Wooten says the proposed budget approved today did not include Mr. Johnson's 23 job cuts.  Johnson, reached...

Op-Ed: What Will Johnston County Schools Look Like In The Fall?

A physician’s perspective By: Dr. Chuck Williams Do you wish you had a dollar for every time you’ve heard the phrase “uncharted territory” over the last...