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Wilson, Nash and Johnston counties will enjoy comfortable temperatures through Monday, but a cold front expected next week will make the start of December live up to the month's chilly reputation, … more
HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led … more
GOLDSBORO — A man faces murder charges after authorities say he fatally shot two people early Friday in his Wayne County home. Sheriff's deputies responded to a 5:50 a.m. shooting call at … more
Plenty of sunshine, but bitterly cold — that's the forecast for the greater Wilson area this workweek. A high-pressure system from the northwest will keep skies clear, but overnight lows … more
KENLY — Time is running out to nominate a young agribusiness leader for a prestigious local award. Applications for the Tobacco Farm Life Museum’s Innovative Young Farmer of the Year honor are … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County Emergency Services’ Emergency Medical Services division has received the 2018 American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award for the treatment … more
SELMA — Joe Carter joined the Selma Parks and Recreation Department as a program supervisor in June 1983 and became the director in 1990, a position he’s held for 28 years. Carter has been a … more
PRINCETON — A free workshop planned next week will educate Johnston County residents on the opioid epidemic and equip them with a lifesaving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid … more
SMITHFIELD — A civil rights advocate says Johnston County Public Schools must do more to promote racial and socioeconomic equality throughout the school system. Mark Dorosin of the Julius L. … more
KENLY —The Tobacco Farm Life Museum had an estimated 500 people on-site Nov. 10 for its annual Barbecue Cook-Off Challenge. This event is the perfect opportunity for the museum to open its … more
SMITHFIELD — The sixth annual Grinch Stink, Stank, Stunk 5K Toy Run and Jingle Bell Jog is planned … more
KENLY — North Johnston High School’s National Honor Society chapter held its annual canned food drive Nov. 5- 9 with the items going to Kenly Area Ministries and the Hinnant Outreach … more
SMITHFIELD — Community leaders gathered Nov. 19 at the Johnston County Agricultural Center to celebrate local farmers and agribusiness at the annual Johnston County Farm-City Week banquet. … more
Christmas parades, tree-lighting ceremonies and festivals will kick off the holiday season in Johnston County beginning this week. The winter fun begins Friday in Kenly, when the Tobacco Farm Life … more
SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Department of Social Services will accept applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program beginning Dec. 3 and continue through March 31, 2019 or until … more
SMITHFIELD — A computer analyst for the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is preparing for the 2019 Boston Marathon on April 15. Gary Snow has worked for the sheriff’s office since April … more
SELMA — The town of Selma has hired Randy Cahoon-Tingle as its new planning and economic development director. He succeeds Julie Maybee, who retired from the position. “Randy has over 10 years … more
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