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SMITHFIELD — Energy executives and Johnston County leaders celebrated the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s new metering and regulating station at 78 Yelverton Grove Road last week. A metering and … more
SMITHFIELD — In the aftermath of the El Paso and Dayton massacres, along with other killings and attempted shootings, Johnston County officials say they’re as prepared as they can be for a … more
No matter how hard we try to hide, it just doesn’t work. A continually unrepentant spirit in the life of a believer eventually shows itself. Oh, we might be able to fool some people some of the … more
A few years ago, I was out to lunch with a couple of guys I worked with and we went to a deli. The deli was one of the traditional kind, with all kinds of meats and stuff hanging around and corned … more
NASHVILLE — A man is charged with robbing the same Nash County convenience store at gunpoint on two occasions, sheriff’s deputies said Thursday. Steven Rahaeh Spivey of 2837 Batchelor Road … more
SMITHFIELD — George Bell said his love for horses dates from almost as far back as he can remember, and at age 70, it’s just as enduring now as it has ever been. “Ever since I was a child I … more
KENLY— Glendale-Kenly Elementary School has welcomed eight members to its faculty for the 2019-20 school year. Catherine Strickland will be a second grade teacher following stints of teaching … more
Johnston County drivers are seeing roundabouts more frequently these days. As traffic circles are built, transportation officials say knowing how to use them will help keep North Carolina … more
SELMA — New Selma Public Utilities Director Dwan Bell is a family man. He and his wife Sharron have three children and one on the way. An Elizabeth City native, Bell said family is always … more
Temperatures should remain mild from now through Christmas, with only one overnight low at or below freezing predicted for the next 10 days, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of … more
KENLY — Designed by former North Johnston Principal David West in 2015 “to celebrate the accomplishments of North Johnston High School alumni and family members and to help motivate our students … more
A cold front expected to stall out to our north could bring showers and thunderstorms late this week and into the weekend, Al Thomas explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times … more
SMITHFIELD — Mark Palm said his mission in life was forged when he was just a teenager and he is now fulfilling that mission to the hilt. Palm said his parents were pastors who managed a … more
CLAYTON ­— Johnston Health Clayton celebrated its 10th anniversary on Oct. 1. Community leaders, hospital board members, administrators and employees gathered in front of the cafeteria to … more
SMITHFIELD — Kristine Solomon from West Clayton Elementary School was named this year’s School Bookkeeper of the Year at a ceremony on April 30. This is the first year Johnston County Public … more
FOUR OAKS — Four Oaks United Methodist Church, 302 N. Church St., will hold its annual book and bake sale from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 and Thursday, Sept. 5; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 … more
SMITHFIELD — Five characters from Johnston County’s past will be brought back to life Oct. 24 during Johnston County Heritage Center’s 15th annual Ghost Walk in Smithfield’s historic … more
KENLY — There was a sea of orange in and around the North Johnston High School cafeteria during lunch period Oct. 24 as members of the student body along with faculty and staff showed their support … more
SMITHFIELD — Police are still searching for a man wanted in Thursday night's robbery at an AT&T store at 1247 North Brightleaf Blvd. around 7:20 p.m. Authorities identified the suspect … more
SELMA — Town Manager Elton Daniels unexpectedly resigned Tuesday, Jan. 8 during a town council meeting closed session. His resignation is effective Tuesday, Feb. 12. Daniels became town … more
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