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GOLDSBORO — A rural Wayne County man faces an attempted murder charge after sheriff's deputies say he stabbed his wife in the chest Saturday. Deputies were dispatched to an assault call on … more
The Wake Weekly newspaper group — The Wake Forest Weekly and its zoned editions in Rolesville and Franklin County along with the Butner-Creedmoor News — are operating under new ownership this … more
SMITHFIELD — Rita Cook of Angier, a registered nurse with more than 30 years of experience, has been named Johnston Health’s Ambassador of the Month for April. During a recent presentation, … more
ELM CITY — Armed with rakes, wheelbarrows and a will to work, a small army of students, parents, teachers, administrators and other volunteers marched into Elm City. The mission was to help … more
SELMA — Boys and Girls Clubs of Johnston County will cease operation on Dec. 31. A new nonprofit organization, My Kid’s Club, will assume all the responsibilities of the local club. The Boys … more
KENLY — The former Seafood Station at the intersection of U.S. 301/South Church Street and Second Street in downtown Kenly is establishing a new following as Sheela’s Kitchen. The previous … more
SMITHFIELD — Town Manager Mike Scott said the transition to the town’s top administrator after serving as its police chief was a smooth one. Scott came to Smithfield as police chief in 2009 and … more
SMITHFIELD — Schyler Crocker of Selma with his grand champion steer, Shelby Anderson of Wendell with her reserve champion steer, Lydia Crocker of Selma with her grand champion market lamb, Andrew … more
BAILEY — Town commissioners voted unanimously Monday evening to create a citizen advisory board that will review and modify the Country Doctor Museum overlay to the town’s zoning … more
The Johnstonian News is expanding its news coverage and circulation territory from northeastern Johnston County to the county seat of Smithfield. This week’s paper is the premiere edition … more
SMITHFIELD — More than 200 people attended the third annual Raise the Booty fundraiser benefit auction on Oct. 27 in support of the Partnership for Children of Johnston County. The event took … more
ARCHER LODGE — A Johnston County intersection will convert to a permanent all-way stop Wednesday in order to reduce the risk of crashes. The change will occur at the crossroads of Covered Bridge … more
CLAYTON — The second annual Portofino Derby Classic on Saturday will raise funds for cancer patients at the Johnston Health hospitals in Smithfield and Clayton. Organizers call it a “Party … more
A Wilson man who federal prosecutors say held a child hostage while he was armed with a gun will spend a decade in prison. Senior U.S. District Judge Malcolm J. Howard sentenced Kelly Shadrome … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County commissioners passed a resolution Nov. 5 endorsing a roundabout at the intersection of N.C. 96 and N.C. 42 north of Selma in rural eastern Johnston County. The N.C. … more
WILSON’S MILLS — Police are seeking the public’s help in finding Megan Amanda Fuller, a 29-year-old woman. Fuller was last seen in the Wilson’s Mills area. She is 5 feet, 7 inches tall … more
SELMA— The Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum’s curator has asked town officials to provide the museum with a new home. Curator Mary Fuller made the request at last month’s Selma Town … more
Bobbie Jo Abrams will be taking her family to the Wilson County Fair this week — the two-legged kind and the four-legged ones as well. The Abrams family owns It’s a Zoo Life, located on N.C. … more
MICRO — What began as a simple reading assignment recently for Micro Elementary School fourth-graders turned into a friendly competition called lemonade wars that taught youngsters the value of … more
SELMA — Volunteers gathered on Saturday to share the spirit of Thanksgiving with others. The annual Arms Around Selma community service project offered people of all ages the opportunity to pay … more
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