JoCo News Roundup

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

Johnston County Headlines
  • Johnston County spending proposal falls short for schools +

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  • Johnston County had a primary election that it shouldn't have. Here's what happened. +

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  • Two minor injuries in crash of bus going to Johnston County elementary school +

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  • Upgrades to dangerous Johnston County intersection may be confusing drivers +

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  • In the ‘diabetes belt,’ a small town grapples with growth of the world’s largest insulin maker +

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  • Veteran school and county leaders fall in Johnston +

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  • Come see the plans to widen 8 miles of NC 42 in Johnston County +

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  • Johnston County student says he was suspended for defending friend who was being attacked by bullies +

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  • Students charged with assault after fight at Corinth Holders HS +

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  • Johnston County Schools to hold active shooter drill Wednesday +

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  • Johnston County residents worry about Clayton annexation +

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  • Johnston County Leaders Mark Launch of Workforce Center Renovation +

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  • Fast-growing Johnston County wants to build more schools, including a high school +

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  • Tuberculosis confirmed at Clayton High School; 181 may have been exposed +

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  • Health officials investigate possible TB case at Clayton High School +

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Johnston County Feature Stories

JoCo 301 Endless Yard Sale Road Trip

As you cruise along US Highway 301 in Johnston County you travel a bi-way that's been largely forgotten to time...

Benson teen stays grounded while chasing her musical dreams

It's 10 o'clock on a spring break morning, and while most Johnston County teens are just getting their day started,...

Broadslab Distillery Featured in VisitNC's "Firsts That Last" Campaign

We have been sitting on some very exciting news for a few months that we are finally ready to release....

Ava as “Hemingway’s Heroine” Exhibit Opens May 18th

On May 18th the Ava Gardner Museum will open the “Hemingway’s Heroine” Exhibit, showcasing Ava’s close friendship with Ernest Hemingway....
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North Carolina News Summary

Western Trails Damaged

RALEIGH -- Two trails at Grandfather Mountain State Park in...

DOT Approves Airport Grants

RALEIGH -- The N.C. Board of Transportation has approved state...

Governor Proclaims Seat Belt Awareness Month

RALEIGH -- Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed May as Seat...

Not much on the line as Duke, NCSU open ACC...

North Carolina won't play this weekend and by the end...

Upset: Top seed UNC falls to Pitt, won't advance to...

No. 12 seed Pittsburgh beat No. 1 seed North Carolina...

NC's 'alarming' disparity of black student arrests among worst in...

In North Carolina, black students are nearly six times more...

Raleigh woman said she was offended by 'racist' Walking Dead...

A Raleigh bank is responding after a woman said she...

Moore is Wake County's first female, Latina school superintendent

The Wake County Board of Education on Wednesday named Cathy...

Family apologizes to community for man who drove into eatery

Relatives of a North Carolina man accused of driving into...

Shoppers beware: Too many returns could leave you banned

Whether it's pants that don't fit, or a household item...

Harnett County pastor finds comfort, joy again after losing wife...

Months after tragically losing his wife on Christmas Eve when...