County Manager Encourages Residents To Use Online Services

SMITHFIELD – Johnston County Manager Rick Hester is encouraging all county residents to use alternate methods instead of making in-person visits to the Courthouse or county offices.

“Johnston County respectfully requests citizens to access county services online, by telephone and email, if possible. The county’s website is Also, local updates and announcements regarding COVID-19 can be found on the Johnston County Government Facebook page. Thank you.”

As of Friday, there had been three confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Johnston County.