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SMITHFIELD — Two more people in Johnston have tested positive for the coronavirus, or COVID-19, according to the county’s Public Health Department. “Johnston County has … more
CLAYTON —The Town of Clayton has closed its playgrounds and park restrooms to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Greenways, trails and parks remain open, the town said in a news … more
SMITHFIELD — County Manager Rick Hester this week made a plea to his fellow Johnstonians. To combat spread of the coronavirus, he asked them to conduct business with the county online when … more
RALEIGH — The state and federal governments have extended this year’s tax-filing deadlines from April 15 to July 15. “Taxpayers need relief during this difficult time, and my … more
The Driver License Offices in Smithfield and Clayton are now open only by appointment. To schedule an appointment, call the Division of Motor Vehicles at 919-715-7000. Hold times can be lengthy, … more
Every day from Saturday through Wednesday includes a chance of rain for the Wilson Times area. That should help make a huge dent in the onslaught of spring's pine pollen season. Shower chances … more
SMITHFIELD — A third Johnston resident has tested positive for the coronavirus, the county's Public Health Department said this evening. The affected person is in isolation at home, the … more
Johnston County schools are delivery lunch and breakfast to the following community sites. Pickup is available from noon to 12:45 p.m. weekedays starting March 20. Benson — Entrance to P.K. … more
SMITHFIELD — The Downtown Smithfield Development Corp. on Thursday postponed its annual Ham & Yam Festival indefinitely because of the coronavirus. “The Ham & Yam Festival has … more
SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Register of Deeds office is encouraging Johnstonians to do business online. The public may record real estate documents online and make online requests for … more
RALEIGH — The State Employees’ Credit Union, which has a number of branches in Johnston County, has moved to drive-through only for most of its services. Customers can still enter … more
SMITHFIELD — Got a coronavirus question specifically for Smithfield leaders? Now’s your chance to ask it. Through 4 p.m. Marh 20, the town will accept coronavirus questions via email … more
SMITHFIELD — Amid the coronavirus, Johnston County Animal Services is altering some services. • Johnstonians can makerequests for field staff services, including injured or sick … more
WILSON’S MILLS — Mayor Jim Uzzle Jr. on Wednesday declared a state of emergency because of the coronavirus. The declaration authorizes the town administrator and police chief to take … more
SMITHFIELD — The good news on Tuesday was that the number of coronavirus cases in Johnston County was unchanged from the week before. “We have two presumed positive cases here in our … more
SMITHFIELD — Smithfield on Tuesday became the latest local government to declare a state of emergency because of the coronavirus. “This decision is not made lightly, nor is it made to … more
SMITHFIELD — Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the State of North Carolina is encouraging — and sometimes mandating — gatherings of no more than 50 people. The Johnston County … more
Here’s a sampling of what Johnston County eateries are doing now that Gov. Roy Cooper has closed restaurants to dine-in customers. To let the Johnstonian News know what your favorite restaurant … more
SMITHFIELD — Today, Johnston schools began serving grab-and-go meals to students at 13 schools around the county. At an emergency meeting Monday evening, the Johnston County Board of … more
Nash County Republicans presented state Sen. Rick Horner with the Faye Eagles Volunteer of the Year Award last week. Horner, R-Nash, said he was honored by the award. He said that in his time … more
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