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FOUR OAKS—A Johnston County pastor is accused of raping a 13-year-old girl. more
CLAYTON- A contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation will close N.C. 42 over the Neuse River in Johnston County in 30-minute increments on July 15 between 12:01 a.m. and 4 a.m. The … 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
SELMA — Selma Police Chief Billy Thomas said Thursday no charges have been filed in a collision between two fuel transport trucks that occurred near the intersection of U.S. 301 and U.S. 70 in Selma around 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. more
RALEIGH—The 11:30 a.m. briefing from the National Weather … more
The Johnston County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $243 million 2019-2020 budget Monday night, June 17. more
SMITHFIELD — The second teacher in a week busted by Johnston County Public Schools for fake credentials is the wife of the former Cleveland High School social studies teacher and assistant … more
MITHFIELD — County commissioners on Monday extended a financial lifeline to Johnston’s public schools. Commissioners agreed to give the schools an extra $950,000 a month to help close … more
The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced Friday I-95 South will be closed on Monday, May 20, from Mile Marker 107 to Mile Marker 103, between 11 a.m. and 5 a.m. due to construction … more
SMITHFIELD — A Johnston County family and a retired state investigator who has worked the county’s longest cold case can both breath a sigh of relief. The man who allegedly kidnapped and murdered … more
CLAYTON — N.C. 42 was closed in both directions Tuesday afternoon at the Buffalo Road intersection after a CenturyLink subcontractor struck a gas line while installing cable and fiber optic … more
CLAYTON — A pickup truck backing out of a driveway hit a school bus this morning on North Fayetteville Street, the town reported. 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
SELMA- Drivers who use U.S. 70 at Ricks Road in Selma will encounter delays on Wednesday and Thursday. As part of the widening of Ricks Road, an N.C. Department of Transportation contractor … more
SMITHFIELD- Johnston County officials declared a state of emergency at 7 a.m. this morning.  Johnston County issued the press release about the state of emergency at 3 p.m., eight hours … more
PRINCETON- The N.C. Department of Transportation is inviting people to attend a meeting in Princeton on Tuesday, May 21 to review a revised proposal for improving a nearly 7-mile segment of U.S. … more
SMITHFIELD — At a news conference on Thursday, Johnston school board Chairman Todd Sutton said fellow board member Ronald Johnson had shown him evidence of sexual harassment and assault in the … more
CLAYTON- Johnston  County Sheriff's detectives are seeking three suspects in the  shooting death of a 15-year-old Clayton youth. On Saturday, July 13, sheriff's deputies were … more
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