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SMITHFIELD — Energy executives and Johnston County leaders celebrated the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s new metering and regulating station at 78 Yelverton Grove Road last week. A metering and … more
SMITHFIELD — In the aftermath of the El Paso and Dayton massacres, along with other killings and attempted shootings, Johnston County officials say they’re as prepared as they can be for a … more
No matter how hard we try to hide, it just doesn’t work. A continually unrepentant spirit in the life of a believer eventually shows itself. Oh, we might be able to fool some people some of the … more
A few years ago, I was out to lunch with a couple of guys I worked with and we went to a deli. The deli was one of the traditional kind, with all kinds of meats and stuff hanging around and corned … more
NASHVILLE — A man is charged with robbing the same Nash County convenience store at gunpoint on two occasions, sheriff’s deputies said Thursday. Steven Rahaeh Spivey of 2837 Batchelor Road … more
SMITHFIELD — George Bell said his love for horses dates from almost as far back as he can remember, and at age 70, it’s just as enduring now as it has ever been. “Ever since I was a child I … more
KENLY— Glendale-Kenly Elementary School has welcomed eight members to its faculty for the 2019-20 school year. Catherine Strickland will be a second grade teacher following stints of teaching … more
Johnston County drivers are seeing roundabouts more frequently these days. As traffic circles are built, transportation officials say knowing how to use them will help keep North Carolina … more
KENLY — Designed by former North Johnston Principal David West in 2015 “to celebrate the accomplishments of North Johnston High School alumni and family members and to help motivate our students … more
A cold front expected to stall out to our north could bring showers and thunderstorms late this week and into the weekend, Al Thomas explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times … more
SMITHFIELD — Mark Palm said his mission in life was forged when he was just a teenager and he is now fulfilling that mission to the hilt. Palm said his parents were pastors who managed a … more
CLAYTON ­— Johnston Health Clayton celebrated its 10th anniversary on Oct. 1. Community leaders, hospital board members, administrators and employees gathered in front of the cafeteria to … more
SMITHFIELD — Kristine Solomon from West Clayton Elementary School was named this year’s School Bookkeeper of the Year at a ceremony on April 30. This is the first year Johnston County Public … more
FOUR OAKS — Four Oaks United Methodist Church, 302 N. Church St., will hold its annual book and bake sale from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 and Thursday, Sept. 5; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 … more
SMITHFIELD — Five characters from Johnston County’s past will be brought back to life Oct. 24 during Johnston County Heritage Center’s 15th annual Ghost Walk in Smithfield’s historic … more
KENLY — Star McLawhorn and Floyd Nichols are co-owners of Small Town Tire & Service of Kenly, which began operation on Nov. 13. The business is located at 100 Church St. in a building most … more
PIKEVILLE — Sheriff’s deputies suspect foul play in the death of a pregnant woman whose body was found in a wrecked car Wednesday.  On Friday, the Wayne County Sheriff’s … more
SELMA— Pope Transport and Handy Mart celebrated its 100th anniversary April 23 at Selma’s oil terminal with an appreciation cookout for employees, families, customers and guests. According to … more
KENLY — For the past year, contractors have worked to replace the Truckstop Road bridge that crosses Interstate 95 at Exit 106 without having to detour traffic off the busy highway. Crews will … more
SMITHFIELD — Sometimes the wheels of justice turn slowly — and in a 47-year-old murder case, those wheels can turn at a snail’s pace. That’s just what’s happening as prosecutors begin … more
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