JoCo News Roundup

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

Johnston County Headlines
  • Legislative leaders warn Cooper, commission on Confederate statue removal +

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  • Report: N.C. drops seven from list of schools eligible for charter takeover +

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  • Durham, Johnston schools ask to be excluded from NC's new Innovative School District +

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  • Atlantic Coast Pipeline opponents turn to God to stop project while builders asked for more details +

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  • North Carolina governor trying to move old Capitol monuments +

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  • 4 people dead after a Duke Life Flight helicopter crashes in eastern North Carolina +

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  • This bar aims to bring elegance and craft cocktails to Main Street +

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  • What Grade Did Your School Get? +

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  • School bus crashes in Benson with 24 students on board +

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  • Which low-performing NC schools could be taken over by a charter school operator? +

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  • Johnston County needs a new jail. But where? +

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  • Civil War soldiers remembered with living history event, not protests +

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  • Family of Cole Thomas to come face-to-face with suspects during bond hearing +

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  • Need a home? Habitat for Humanity searching for Johnston County resident for new house +

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  • Johnston County back at square one for new detention center site +

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  • 10 months after Hurricane Matthew, bridge on popular Clayton greenway still closed +

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  • Selma Police arrest former “American Idol” contestant on DWI charge +

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  • NCDOT: Smoother ride, new bridges coming to I-95 in Johnston County +

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  • Minnesota man is 4th charged in case of man who went missing in Benson +

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  • This NC community is getting state money for its downtown. But where is downtown? +

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  • Debate rages as Atlantic Coast Pipeline nears construction +

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  • Election filing is over: 65 Johnston County candidates prepare for Nov. 6 +

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  • Three indicted, held in disappearance of Florida man in Benson last fall +

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  • Text of letter KS Bank received from First Citizens +

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  • This Johnston County roadway project will pave a better way to the beach +

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North Carolina News Summary

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Marshall Honored for International Efforts

RALEIGH – Meeting with delegations from other countries only accounts...

Digging in the dirt, getting healthy: New program promotes gardens...

A new North Carolina program is working to enhance the...

Contaminated water leads neighbors to drink bottled water

Chemours, the company accused of dumping GenX into the Cape...

Feds label Raleigh investment firm a 'Ponzi scheme'

A federal judge on Friday froze the assets of a...

Commission delays decision on moving Confederate statues

The North Carolina Historical Commission on Friday delayed any decision...

Boy shot in face asks deputy, 'Are you going to...

Sampson County Deputy Jason Riley pulled over a speeding van...

NC elections officials: State not targeted in Russian hack

Elections officials say Russian hackers targeting election systems across the...

Durham's virtual-reality arcade gives gamers a new way to look...

Augmentality Labs in downtown Durham allows users to play video...

Two Durham schools on shortlist for NC's Innovative School District...

Two Durham County schools are on the state's shortlist of...