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The pattern of cloudy skies and mostly chilly temperatures is expected to persist this week as each day holds a substantial chance of rain Tuesday through Saturday. Showers are expected Tuesday … more
SMITHFIELD — “Building the Black Community 1865-1900” covers a period of black history that Johnston County Heritage Center Executive Director Todd Johnson said has been largely … more
SELMA — The town of Selma honored retiring Human Resources Director Susan Sult at the Feb. 12 town council meeting. Sult has worked for Selma for more than six years. A Selma native, Sult … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County commissioners recently approved a request from Utilities Director Chandra Farmer to revise the terms of the Buffalo Creek wastewater pumping station and force main … more
SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Heritage Commission’s Black History Committee will present “Dancing Stories” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Neuse Little Theatre, 104 S. Front St. “Dancing … more
SELMA — Mayor Cheryl Oliver called the town’s annexation of the Eastfield development a “game-changer “ for the town. “The Eastfield development is a game-changer for Selma, Johnston … more
SMITHFIELD — The annual Showcase of the Stars, which features musical performances from schools across Johnston County, will be held Saturday, March 9 at Smithfield-Selma High School. According … more
SMITHFIELD — Town council members recently discussed the progress of the town’s water plant expansion. Public Utilities Director Ted Credle provided an update during the Feb. 5 council … more
SELMA — Sassy Feet, a dance troupe that originated at the Harrison Center for Active Aging in Selma, received a $250 prize for finishing in third place in “Seniors Got Talent,” an annual online … more
SMITHFIELD — The N.C. Department of Transportation will be reducing Booker Dairy Road in Smithfield to one lane of travel on Saturday and Sunday. For those two days, motorists accessing Booker … more
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of workers for temporary jobs across North Carolina for the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census Jobs website allows applicants to apply for a range of … more
SMITHFIELD — Lynne Bigness, the catering coordinator for Johnston Health, has been named Ambassador of the Month. During a recent presentation, Kyle McDermott, vice president of support … more
SMITHFIELD — Beginning Monday, the Johnston County Water Treatment Plant will temporarily stop feeding ammonia with chlorine for disinfection and start feeding chlorine only for Johnston West water … more
PRINCETON — The Princeton Board of Commissioners will hold its annual planning retreat from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday at the town hall, located at 503 Dr. Donnie H. Jones Jr. Blvd. W. The … more
MICRO — A standing-room-only crowd of more than 30 people attended the town board’s Feb. 12 meeting to express concern about former Police Chief Donna Greene’s resignation in a dispute over … more
KENLY — North Johnston High School inducted 39 of its students into the National Honor Society during a Feb. 7 ceremony in the school auditorium. President Kailey Rea emceed the event, gave a … more
A slowing cold front is expected to dump rain on the greater Wilson area Friday night through Tuesday, but rain chances and amounts can fluctuate based on the system's movement, Albert Thomas Jr. … more
Two people face heroin trafficking charges in a multi-agency drug operation that started with a traffic stop near Middlesex.  Farlyn Andres Suarez De Jesus, 26, and … more
The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, among the most prestigious awards bestowed by the governor of North Carolina, was recently presented to Rick Stewart, assistant professor of communications in the … more
Gusty winds and moderate temperatures are in store for the greater Wilson area this week, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in the latest installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by … more
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