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SMITHFIELD — Once again last week, county commissioners debated whether or how to spare Johnstonians the annoying burden of having to buy a decal to use Johnston’s solid-waste convenience … more
KENLY ­— The eighth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer and Recognition is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Kenly Missionary Baptist Church, 1730 N.C. 222 West. Earl … more
SMITHFIELD — A Johnston school board candidate is seeking public records he hopes will shed light on the school system’s budget woes. On behalf of candidate Kay Carroll, Smithfield attorney … more
CLAYTON — Dr. Chuck Williams, a family physician in Clayton, wants to HEAL the county’s public schools. HEAL is the acronym Williams coined for his campaign for a seat on the Johnston County … more
SMITHFIELD — County Commissioners Chairman Ted Godwin used much of his State of the County address last week to sing Johnston’s praises. “In reviewing 2019 in Johnston County, one could say … more
SMITHFIELD — Jim Causby says he resigned as Johnston’s interim superintendent because he did not have the support of all school board members. “I believe that there are members of the board … more
SMITHFIELD — The Johnston Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in the Wilson Building conference room on the Smithfield … more
SMITHFIELD — The Town Council last week said no to a rezoning request that would have paved the way for a townhouse complex on the south side of Smithfield. Plans for Oakfield Towns called for … more
CLAYTON — His doctors at WakeMed think 17-year-old Nate Clifton will never walk again. His family thinks otherwise. “We do not believe that,” says his big sister, Samantha Clifton. “We … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County Commissioners say they are discussing a financial rescue of the county’s public schools. In a statement on Monday, … more
FOUR OAKS — A fire on Jan. 6 has temporarily forced the family of a Pine Level police officer out of their century-old Four Oaks home. Officer Matt Cuddington and his wife, Samantha, had only … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County Commissioners say they are discussing a financial rescue of the county’s public schools. In a statement on Monday, commissioners said they and school … more
The calendar says January, but the weather systems affecting The Wilson Times area think spring has arrived. High temperatures from Saturday through Wednesday are likely to be at or above 65 … more
SMITHFIELD — Jim Causby, Johnston County's interim superintendent of schools, has resigned the post effectively immediately. In a phone call on Friday, Causby said the schools would be … more
CLAYTON — His doctors at WakeMed think 17-year-old Nate Clifton will never walk again. His family thinks otherwise. “We do not believe that,” said his big sister, Samantha … more
Following a brief round of showers Tuesday afternoon, The Wilson Times area is in line for dry and somewhat cold temperatures through Thursday.   Starting Friday, though, the forecast calls … more
SMITHFIELD — The power failure that darkened most of town on Dec. 29 was inconvenient, but the blackout could have been worse, and Smithfield crews responded promptly. That’s the assessment … more
SELMA — What began as traffic stop in Selma led to the arrest of a Craven County man on 14-year-old rape charges. Around 11:15 p.m. on Dec. 20, Officer Justin Vause got behind a gold minivan … more
BENSON — With tax cuts that favor the wealthy and corporations, Corey Stephens thinks the N.C. General Assembly has lost its way. “If elected, I am going to focus my efforts on the … more
SMITHFIELD — It’s always a good idea for voters to educate themselves before casting their ballots. This year, with so many candidates on the primary ballot, voters will certainly want to do … more
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