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PINE LEVEL — Cloggers from the Baker School of Dance earned the Annette Pulley Award for outstanding overall performance in the N.C. State Fair’s 2018 Folk Festival as well as several other … more
SMITHFIELD — For Johnston County, 2018 was a year of significant growth and 2019 looks to be bright as well. “I think we had many ‘highlights’ in 2018, from economic development … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County Emergency Services’ Emergency Medical Services division has received the 2018 American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award for the treatment … more
SMITHFIELD — The Johnston Community College Foundation has announced Joe Forgeng Jr. of Wake County as the winner of its 2018 truck raffle. “It’s really exciting,” said Forgeng. “I love … more
SELMA — Joe Carter joined the Selma Parks and Recreation Department as a program supervisor in June 1983 and became the director in 1990, a position he’s held for 28 years. Carter has been a … more
SMITHFIELD — Town officials say 2018 was a good year for Smithfield and believe that positive momentum will continue well into 2019. Smithfield public information officer Tim Kerrigan offered … more
PRINCETON — A free workshop planned next week will educate Johnston County residents on the opioid epidemic and equip them with a lifesaving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid … more
PRINCETON — Town Administrator Marla Ashworth said she’s proud of what the town of Princeton accomplished in 2018. “From my position as the Princeton town administrator, the biggest stories … more
SMITHFIELD — A civil rights advocate says Johnston County Public Schools must do more to promote racial and socioeconomic equality throughout the school system. Mark Dorosin of the Julius L. … more
SMITHFIELD — The N.C. Cooperative Extension in Johnston County will host a tobacco production and good agricultural practices recertification meeting on Friday, Jan. 11, beginning with registration … more
KENLY —The Tobacco Farm Life Museum had an estimated 500 people on-site Nov. 10 for its annual Barbecue Cook-Off Challenge. This event is the perfect opportunity for the museum to open its … more
Mild temperatures this week are likely to give way to a deep freeze as cold Canadian air dips into the continental United States over the weekend, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's … more
Rain will steak through the greater Wilson County area this week as a low-pressure system and cold front make their presence felt, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this installment of The Wilson Times … more
SMITHFIELD — The sixth annual Grinch Stink, Stank, Stunk 5K Toy Run and Jingle Bell Jog is planned … more
SMITHFIELD — The Atlantic Coast Pipeline has awarded a $3,500 grant to Community and Senior Services of Johnston County. These funds are designated to enable the Johnston County Area Transit System … more
KENLY — Time is running out to nominate a young agribusiness leader for a prestigious local award. Applications for the Tobacco Farm Life Museum’s Innovative Young Farmer of the Year honor are … more
KENLY — North Johnston High School’s National Honor Society chapter held its annual canned food drive Nov. 5- 9 with the items going to Kenly Area Ministries and the Hinnant Outreach … more
Sub-freezing wind chill temperatures are expected to linger Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of a gradual warmup with mild conditions in the cards for Friday and the weekend, Albert Thomas Jr. says in … more
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