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FOUR OAKS — Brandon and Jessica Batten were among four national winners selected from a group of 10 finalists for the National Outstanding Young Farmers award based on their progress in an … more
KENLY — Town Manager Michael Douglas said the 2019-20 town budget will not include a property tax increase for Kenly residents. Kenly’s current rate is 61 cents per $100 valuation and that … more
FOUR OAKS — Johnston Community College celebrated the opening of a new cabin at the Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center on Thursday. The cabin cost is $171,916.01 and is funded from … more
SMITHFIELD — Educators who serve outside of a classroom setting were recognized for the important roles they play in Johnston County Public Schools at a special Employee of the Year reception on … more
SMITHFIELD — The Johnston Community College Foundation celebrated the life and philanthropy of the late Linda Vann Lassiter March 7 at the inaugural luncheon and women’s event named in her … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston Community College’s associate degree nursing program has been named the fourth-best program in North Carolina, according to industry website RegisteredNursing.org. JCC … more
KENLY — A Boss Shop full-service truck repair, maintenance and tire center plans to open near a truck stop off Interstate 95. Located adjacent to the Big Boy’s Truck Stop at Exit 105, the Boss … more
SMITHFIELD — Students in Johnston Community College’s air conditioning, heating and refrigeration technology program learned about career opportunities at Schneider Electric when a company … more
SELMA — After 35 years, Robbie Brantham said goodbye to Johnston County Industries. He will start attending a facility where he can receive more intensive one-on-one care. Brantham participated … more
SMITHFIELD — Student ambassadors at the Innovation Academy at South Campus recently hosted the Superintendent’s Student Leaders to converse about the tenets of JoCo 2020 and how they are brought … more
SMITHFIELD — Johnston County Industries’ latest eatery, the Cyber Cafe Express, held its grand opening on Monday. The coffee shop is located in the student lounge of Johnston Community … more
PRINCETON — Police Chief Tyrone Sutton said it’s good to be home after more than two months at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. But he said the intensive in-service training is an … more
PINE LEVEL — The Pine Level Lions Club will be selling brooms at Town Market in Pine Level from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 6. Brooms are manufactured by Industries for the Blind in … more
FOUR OAKS — Truth Network, a Winston-Salem-based company that operates a network of Christian talk radio stations, has entered into a license management arrangement to operate radio stations WTSB … more
PRINCETON — Longtime town Commissioner Larry Withrow resigned on Monday after selling his Princeton home and moving to Clayton. Withrow has served on the board for 17 years, from July 1998 … more
Six days after his jailbreak, the last of five Nash County Detention Center escapees was caught early Sunday near the South Carolina coast. Authorities say 23-year-old Laquaris Rashaad Battle of … more
The weather seesaw will continue this weekend with a warm Saturday and a cooler and rainy start to the workweek, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this extended weekend installment of The Wilson Times … more
The week started out chilly, but a warming trend beginning Thursday should bring comfortable temperatures in the 70s this weekend, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this installment of The Wilson Times … more
SMITHFIELD — Steve Bizzell is fulfilling his life’s dream. He said he’s always wanted to be Johnston County sheriff. A Princeton and Pine Level-area native, Bizzell grew up in a minister’s … more
SELMA — Town council members on March 12 approved a contractual arrangement with Swim Club Management Group of Raleigh to manage the town of Selma swimming pool for the upcoming season at a cost of … more
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