JoCo News Roundup

A daily collection of local and regional news, information and features from across Johnston County and NC

Johnston County Headlines
  • Clayton Police To Participate In April 23 Operation Medicine Drop +

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  • 700+ home development earns approval in Clayton as demand booms +

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  • Manufacturer that makes personal protective equipment, cleaning wipes to bring 63 new jobs to Johnston County +

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  • Johnston County will offer drive-thru Johnson & Johnson vaccines. How to get a dose. +

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  • Johnston County experiencing possible 911 outage +

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  • U.S. 70 Upgrades In Johnston County +

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  • Johnston County Schools to stop COVID-19 symptom screenings before school +

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  • 282 homes planned in Clayton as interest in Johnston Co. surges +

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  • Another big one: Johnston County development plots 700+ homes by golf course +

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  • Johnston County making changes to COVID-19 vaccine registration due to high demand +

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  • Johnston County school leaders vote to send grades 6-12 back to classrooms +

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  • Johnston County to hold mass drive-thru vaccine clinic Wednesday +

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  • Clayton PD: 3 suspects get away with cash, ‘prescription narcotics’ in Walgreens armed robbery +

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  • Dozens quarantined after COVID cluster reported at Johnston County elementary school +

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  • Town of Clayton swears in new police chief +

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  • Johnston County woman ‘instantly’ wins $1 million lottery prize +

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  • Johnston County Public Schools updates policy, will allow traditional graduation ceremonies, senior proms +

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  • Johnston County schools shift remote-learning day to allow for 2nd dose vaccination of staffers +

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  • Benson North Carolina AM Radio Station Sold +

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  • Johnston County fire departments team up to save puppy stranded in Neuse River +

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  • Johnston County road washed out by flooding where 2 children died reopens with new bridge +

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  • Some parents not happy with Johnston County's plan for drive-thru graduations, outdoor prom +

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  • Johnston County Public Schools plans for graduation, prom during pandemic +

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  • Johnston Health Named JCC’s 2020 Top Business and Industry Partner +

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  • 3 complaints spurred Clayton police probe that found ‘sexual communication,’ official says +

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  • As chief takes new job, draft report finds ‘misbehavior and some mismanagement’ at Clayton Police Department +

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Semifinalists for 2021 Flame for Learning Award announced

The Triangle East Chamber of Commerce announced the 20 semifinalists for the Flame for Learning Award on March, 30. The...

JCPS holds second-dose vaccine clinic for staff

Johnston County Public Schools held a second-dose COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Johnston County Public Schools staff members on March 26.

PHS student wins VFW Voice of Democracy essay contest

Princeton High School student Nathanael Starling was named the winner of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5886 Voice...

Hundreds of homeless students receive donations through app with help of JCPS

ABC11 FEATURE - Johnston County Public Schools is using an app to help homeless students struggling during the pandemic. ...
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