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SMITHFIELD— A 7.5-mile segment of U.S. 70 in the Selma-Smithfield area will be resurfaced after the N.C. Department of Transportation awarded a $4.7 million contract in May. S.T. Wooten Corp. of … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County Public Schools will be offering free meals during the summer months to children and teens 18 and younger through U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition … more
FOUR OAKS — Ashley Furniture HomeStore announced May 28 that it and two partners will be setting up a new distribution center, outlet store, retail store, call center and learning center on its … more
SELMA — Police say a woman fatally stabbed her housemate Thursday night. Selma Police Chief Billy Thomas said officers were dispatched to 405 N. Godwin St. at 11:15 p.m. Officers arrived to find … more
Throughout Johnston County, 2,600 high school seniors received diplomas during commencement exercises held Friday. Corinth Holders High School held its commencement exercises at 10 a.m. in the … more
SELMA — Highlighted by a ceremonial first plunge into the deep end by both Selma Mayor Cheryl Oliver and Councilman Mark Petersen on May 25, the town’s public swimming pool at 211 W. Griswold St. … more
KENLY — Several streets that were in dire need of repairs have a new look and feel following a repaving project that began May 21 and wrapped up Friday. Kenly Town Manager Michael Douglas said … more
SMITHFIELD — West Johnston area bus driver Kathy Wood was named the 2019 Johnston County Public Schools Bus Driver of the Year. “There is only one word to use for Kathy Wood, and that is … more
SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Arts Council is now accepting applications for N.C. Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrants through July 18. Applications are available for nonprofit … more
PRINCETON — Homeowners in unincorporated Johnston County needing street repairs will find most roads to assistance closed. That ‘s what residents of the Holt’s Landing subdivision near … more
Crocker family reunion scheduled KENLY — The descendants of Sam Crocker will hold their family reunion at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 9 at Mount Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church, 9300 Johnson-Farm Road. Attendees are asked to bring … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County Register of Deeds Craig Olive is warning residents about a scam involving a company called Property Profile Inc. from Glendora, California. “It has come to my … more
BAILEY — Sheriff’s deputies say a Greenville man was caught with cocaine and nearly a pound of marijuana during a late-night traffic stop on U.S. 264. Trevonn Lamonte Lynch, 24, of 1095 … more
High-pressure systems that brought a two-week heat wave have weakened and dissipated, clearing the way for milder conditions that still offer plenty of sunshine and pleasant early-June … more
SELMA — Police say a woman fatally stabbed her housemate Thursday night. Selma Police Chief Billy Thomas said officers were dispatched to 405 N. Godwin St. at 11:15 p.m. Officers arrived to … more
GOLDSBORO — Authorities seized meth, marijuana and an AK-47 pistol following a Friday traffic stop near the Wayne-Johnston county line. A Wayne County woman and two Virginia men were arrested … more
FOUR OAKS — Ashley Furniture HomeStore announced Tuesday that it and two partners will be setting up a new distribution center, outlet store, retail store, call center and learning center on … more
Summer-like heat should continue unabated this week, but low humidity should keep the sizzling temperatures bearable, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in the latest installment of The Wilson Times … more
PRINCETON — Residents had the opportunity to see the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s revised plans for U.S. 70 during a May 21 meeting. The highway will become the new Interstate … more
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