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Investigators believe they found the body of a missing Johnston County woman in a shallow grave Thursday behind a home in Wilson — a day after they charged a convicted rapist in the woman’s … more
SMITHFIELD — Authorities are seeking the public's help to find a 71-year-old woman whose disappearance has been ruled suspicious. The Johnston County Sheriff's Office released additional … more
Sub-freezing wind chill temperatures are expected to linger Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of a gradual warmup with mild conditions in the cards for Friday and the weekend, Albert Thomas Jr. says in … more
Drive-thru live Nativity planned PRINCETON - Hephzibah Baptist Church, 4633 U.S. 70 E., will have a drive-thru live Nativity display from 7 - 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 through Friday, Dec. 14. … more
PRINCETON — Town leaders have hired Kinston-based Dunn & Dalton Architects to design the soon-to-be-renovated Princeton Community Building. The building, located at 106 N. Center St., … more
KENLY — Representatives from area fire departments, law enforcement and emergency response agencies gathered Sunday for the 37th annual Kenly Fire Department appreciation breakfast. The … more
SMITHFIELD — Snow blanketed some parts of Johnston County early Sunday, causing church cancellations and creating a play day for children across the region. The National Weather Service reported … more
SELMA — Badcock Home Furniture & More held a Dec. 5 ribbon-cutting for its new 16,000-square foot store in Selma. Renovation of the former Ormond’s Furniture building, located at 1124 S. … more
SMITHFIELD — Adventist Worldwide Aviation provides free flights for those who can’t afford transportation for medical treatment. AWA leases a hangar at the Johnston Regional Airport on Swift … more
SMITHFIELD — Novo Nordisk, which employs almost 1,200 manufacturing workers in Johnston County, will invest $22 million at its Clayton facility, creating 22 full-time jobs. The move comes just 10 … more
SMITHFIELD — Students from Corinth Holders, Princeton and Smithfield-Selma high schools marked the beginning of the holiday season giving back to others by volunteering with The Bicycle Man. The … more
SMITHFIELD — Mayor Andy Moore is presumed to be the youngest person ever elected to the Smithfield Town Council. Before his election as mayor in 2015, the 47-year-old Smithfield native served 16 … more
KENLY — North Johnston High School senior Tanner Holland said several months ago he thought the stage area in the school auditorium needed a new look, so he took it upon himself to make it … more
Christmas parades and tree-lightings across Johnston County drew festive audiences by the thousands to celebrate the holidays. In Selma, Parks and Recreation Director Joe Carter estimated 7,000 … more
GOLDSBORO — A rural Wayne County man faces an attempted murder charge after sheriff's deputies say he stabbed his wife in the chest Saturday. Deputies were dispatched to an assault call on … more
If wind chill figures were air temperatures, Albert Thomas Jr. says, the greater Wilson area would be a winter wonderland come Sunday. With feels-like readings in the teens and 20s but actual … more
KENLY — Authorities are searching for a 71-year-old woman reported missing from her rural Johnston County home. The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to locate … more
Is it too early to buy milk and bread? Albert Thomas Jr. weighs in on the chance of snowfall in Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties next weekend in this week's installment of The Wilson Times … more
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