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Expect warm temperatures, partly cloudy skies and a 25% chance of rain this weekend through Tuesday, Al Thomas says in this installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
GOLDSBORO — Sheriff's deputies have charged a Wayne County man with sexually abusing a 6-year-old girl. Benito Miranda Yanez Jr., 27, of Atlas Price Road east of Mount Olive, was arrested … more
SMITHFIELD­-A revised public comment policy which would still restrict topics addressed by speakers received its first reading at the Sept. 10 Johnston County Board of Education meetng.  … more
Calendars say summer is almost over, but much of this week will see midsummer-like temperatures and heat indexes, Al Thomas says in this installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
SMITHFIELD­-A revised public comment policy received its first reading at the Sept. 10 Johnston County Board of Education meetng.  The board may vote to approve the changes at its Oct. 8 … more
SMITHFIELD-Johnston County School Board Chairman Mike Wooten said Wednesday, Sept. 11 the issue of Principal Bennett Jones'  transfer from Clayton High School should be resolved in two … more
SMITHFIELD-A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper who fired 11 rounds on July 1, killing a fleeing suspect will face no charges in the incident. Johnston County District Attorney Susan Doyle … more
SMITHFIELD-A Johnston County Grand Jury indicted a married couple on felony charges of obtaining property by false pretenses when they were hired as teachers by Johnston County Public Schools … more
SMITHFIELD — James Robert Graham — a “validated member of the Rollin 60s Crips” gang — became the first offender to be labeled as a “violent habitual felon” in a Johnston County … more
KENLY — Habitat for Humanity of Wake County will hold a homeowner information session from 3-7 p.m. Thursday at the Kenly Public Library, 205 E. Edgerton St. Homeowner selection manager Tamesia … more
COMMUNITY CALENDAR SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Writers Group will meet from 6-7:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield, 305 E. Market St. Wanda … more
SMITHFIELD — Interim Superintendent Jim Causby says he plans to swiftly resolve the controversy over his predecessor’s decision to transfer a popular Clayton High School principal to a central … more
KENLY — Tourism revenue has allowed the Tobacco Farm Life Museum and Ava Gardner Museum to share the services of a collections care specialist. Beth Nevarez began work at the tobacco museum in … more
FOUR OAKS — Residents of Johnston County’s Bentonville community are planning a Saturday benefit to help out a neighbor. Longtime Bentonville firefighter and community leader Tim Westbrook … more
SMITHFIELD — A team from Raleigh’s National Weather Service forecast office investigated the site of a possible tornado touchdown that damaged a Smithfield home. The house, located in the 400 … more
PINE LEVEL — Pine Level Elementary School has welcomed four members to its faculty and staff for the 2019-20 school year. Rachel Daughtry teaches second grade. She’s a 1999 graduate of … more
Under Johnston County Cooperative Extension livestock agent Dan Wells’ leadership, six Johnston County 4-H Club members traveled to Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania over the summer for a … more
CLAYTON — C3 Church seized an unusual opportunity to share Christian compassion last week. The North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services selected the megachurch to serve as a 50-bed … more
SMITHFIELD — Town leaders have adopted a resolution admonishing railroad company CSX for failing to clean clogged ditches and storm drains on its property, which causes or contributes to flooding … more
PINE LEVEL — Mary Ann Dybzinski, programs and outreach coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association’s eastern North Carolina chapter, shared information on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease … more
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