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Morning showers in the Wilson Times area Tuesday will likely become sparse by afternoon, with probabilities around 20% into Wednesday morning. Temperatures, meanwhile, are forecast to climb to the … more
CLAYTON — Carolyn Cash has a long record of service to her country. Now, she says, it’s time to serve her county. “I am running for school board because I served my country for 24 years … more
SMITHFIELD — By a wide margin this month, the Johnston County Board of Education adopted a policy that governs the role of board members in handling complaints. The lone dissenting vote came … more
CLAYTON — Sections of a dozen town streets will soon get face-lifts. The Town Council last week accepted a bid to repair the following streets: • Cardinal Drive, from Flamingo Drive to … more
SPRING HOPE — After one term in the N.C. House of Representatives, Lisa Stone Barnes is seeking election to the N.C. Senate. She sees it as an opportunity to continue a public-service career … more
SMITHFIELD — The Town Council this month purchased 20 acres on the west side of town for a park. The land, which the town bought from Cornerstone Faith Fellowship, is on the south side of N.C. … more
CLAYTON — The Town Council last week joined the push to speed completion of Interstate 540. The state’s Turnpike Authority and Department of Transportation are seeking a federal grant that … more
SMITHFIELD — Anthony Barnes had just one request when he appeared before county commissioners this month. Bring Google Fiber to Johnston, he said. Barnes, who lives in Princeton, said his … more
ZEBULON — N.C. Senate candidate Albert Pacer is blunt when asked what the Republican-controlled General Assembly has done well. “Essentially nothing,” he says, “unless the goal is to have … more
CLAYTON — A seminar on basic bookkeeping is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood … more
KENLY — Granny’s Barn, which offers custom embroidery and vinyl gifts for all occasions, has opened in downtown Kenly. Joy Woods Wright, 42, and her mother, Annette Woods, 69, own the shop, … more
RALEIGH — Kenly’s Tobacco Farm Life Museum was the benefactor when 535 people gathered recently for breakfast with N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. The annual breakfast, held on … more
CLAYTON — If Donna White had to use one word to describe her tenure in the N.C. House of Representatives, it would likely be “effective.” In an email response to questions from the … more
SMITHFIELD — Historically, primary elections in Johnston County bring out few voters. Sharon Castleberry, chairwoman of the county’s Democratic Party, understands some of the reasons … more
ELIZABETH CITY — A jury in a federal courtoom last week found a Four Oaks man guilty of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Evidence showed that … more
PINE LEVEL — This spring, some 130 young people will take part in the Johnston County Youth Livestock Show and Sale. Among them will be brothers Connor and Carter House, who will show the … more
SMITHFIELD — Kelly O’Hanlon-Peedin, a mom and school board candidate, believes Johnston County’s public schools can score better than average on their report cards from the state. “Though … more
After a very cold start to Saturday, with temperatures landing near 20 degrees at daybreak, the Wilson Times area should see a quick warmup. High pressure over North Carolina ridging back to … more
Snow should replace rain in The Wilson Times area by late Thursday afternoon, resulting in a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service. Up to 3-5 inches of snow is expected by the … more
After a mild start with temperatures reaching the mid-60s Tuesday afternoon, The Wilson Times area is set for a full-bear return to winter weather. There is even a chance of a dusting of snow … more
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