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KENLY — Several streets that were in dire need of repairs have a new look and feel following a repaving project that began May 21 and wrapped up Friday. Kenly Town Manager Michael Douglas said … more
SMITHFIELD — West Johnston area bus driver Kathy Wood was named the 2019 Johnston County Public Schools Bus Driver of the Year. “There is only one word to use for Kathy Wood, and that is … more
SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Arts Council is now accepting applications for N.C. Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrants through July 18. Applications are available for nonprofit … more
PRINCETON — Homeowners in unincorporated Johnston County needing street repairs will find most roads to assistance closed. That ‘s what residents of the Holt’s Landing subdivision near … more
Crocker family reunion scheduled KENLY — The descendants of Sam Crocker will hold their family reunion at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 9 at Mount Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church, 9300 Johnson-Farm Road. Attendees are asked to bring … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County Register of Deeds Craig Olive is warning residents about a scam involving a company called Property Profile Inc. from Glendora, California. “It has come to my … more
BAILEY — Sheriff’s deputies say a Greenville man was caught with cocaine and nearly a pound of marijuana during a late-night traffic stop on U.S. 264. Trevonn Lamonte Lynch, 24, of 1095 … more
High-pressure systems that brought a two-week heat wave have weakened and dissipated, clearing the way for milder conditions that still offer plenty of sunshine and pleasant early-June … more
SELMA — Police say a woman fatally stabbed her housemate Thursday night. Selma Police Chief Billy Thomas said officers were dispatched to 405 N. Godwin St. at 11:15 p.m. Officers arrived to … more
GOLDSBORO — Authorities seized meth, marijuana and an AK-47 pistol following a Friday traffic stop near the Wayne-Johnston county line. A Wayne County woman and two Virginia men were arrested … more
FOUR OAKS — Ashley Furniture HomeStore announced Tuesday that it and two partners will be setting up a new distribution center, outlet store, retail store, call center and learning center on … more
Summer-like heat should continue unabated this week, but low humidity should keep the sizzling temperatures bearable, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in the latest installment of The Wilson Times … more
PRINCETON — Residents had the opportunity to see the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s revised plans for U.S. 70 during a May 21 meeting. The highway will become the new Interstate … more
SMITHFIELD — Eligible Johnston County property owners, along with other Hurricane Matthew damage victims, have until Friday to apply with ReBuild NC for help with repairs or rebuilding. … more
SMITHFIELD — A state prosecutor says the conviction rate for impaired driving cases in Johnston County District Court is lower than other North Carolina counties. While Lanny Freeman said he was … more
SMITHFIELD­ — Johnston County commissioners are reviewing a $241.5 million proposed budget for fiscal year 2019-20 that would keep the property tax rate at 78 cents for the 17th straight year. … more
KENLY — The Tobacco Farm Life Museum has named Selma resident Christy Johnson its visitor services coordinator. Her first day on the job was April 16. Executive Director Melody Worthington said … more
MICRO— Kevin Driver has been named new chief of police for the town of Micro. Driver began his duties May 1 and replaces former Chief Donna Greene, who resigned on Jan. 11. Driver brings more … more
SMITHFIELD — Several family members of the late Ava Gardner are expected to attend this year’s Ava Gardner Festival, which is planned for this Friday and Saturday at the Ava Gardner Museum, 325 … more
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