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SELMA — Mike McLaurin has been hired as Selma’s interim town manager. He replaces Elton Daniels, the former town manager who left Feb. 12 to become Rocky Mount’s parks and recreation … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County leaders continue to support the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline despite a 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling Feb. 25 blocking it from crossing the Appalachian Trail … more
MICRO — Micro Elementary School joined other Johnston County schools and schools nationwide last week in National Read Across America Week to celebrate books, reading and Dr. Seuss’ birthday on … more
SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Board of Education has agreed to keep standards-based grading, a substitute for traditional A-F letter grades, in place for elementary schools. In … more
SMITHFIELD — More than 40 miles of roadway in Johnston County will get a fresh surface and new lane markings under a new contract recently approved by the N.C. Department of Transportation. The … more
FOUR OAKS — Johnston Community College will hold a ribbon-cutting for its Howell Woods Cabin at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14. The cabin is part of the Rudolph Howell and Son Environmental Learning … more
SMITHFIELD — Rick Hester has served 20 years as Johnston County manager. While he said he enjoys his job, it wasn’t his first career choice. Hester pitched for the Clemson Tigers baseball team … more
CLAYTON — National Association of Manufacturers executives recently toured Johnston Community College’s Workforce Development Center. The Feb. 22 visit was part of NAM’s fifth annual State … more
SELMA — Former mayor Charles Hester was a towering figure who, at times, could be gruff and intimidating in town council meetings. But the three-term mayor, who died Feb. 25 at age 83, was a … more
KENLY — With the Men of the Presbyterian Church organization dissolving this year, the group recently voted to donate all residual money left in its checking account totaling $874.08 to Kenly Area … more
KENLY — Town Manager Michael Douglas has named Sheldon Bradberry the new parks and recreation director for the town of Kenly. Bradberry, 44, began his duties on Friday, succeeding Tim Narron, … more
GOLDSBORO — Authorities say a traffic stop led to a Johnston County man's arrest on a meth trafficking charge. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team was … more
After a mild weekend typical of early March, the greater Wilson area can expect a blast of cold air as the workweek begins, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this installment of The Wilson Times … more
GOLDSBORO — Wayne Community College has honored 23 Johnston County students for academic achievement in the fall 2018 semester. The college recognizes the students listed below as having … more
Smithfield-Selma High School has released its second-quarter president's list and honor roll. The principal's list includes students who received all As, while the honor roll recognizes those who … more
SMITHFIELD — When Milton "Milt" Capps was born in 1919, sliced bread hadn't been invented yet. Neither was the television. And the Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees, … more
CLAYTON — Rain didn't stop the Clayton Police Department from rolling out redesigned patrol cars on Feb. 25. The first five cruisers in the freshly detailed fleet hit the streets during the … more
United Methodist churches may sever ties with their denomination, and some congregations could face a membership exodus over the church governing body’s vote to reject same-sex marriage and refuse … more
SELMA — Former mayor Charles Hester was a towering figure who, at times, could be gruff and intimidating in town council meetings. But the three-term mayor, who died Monday at age 83, was a … more
High temperatures should bounce between the mid-50s and mid-60s throughout the greater Wilson area this week, but early forecasts show a blast of cold air in store for the first week of … more
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