JoCo News Roundup

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

Johnston County Headlines
  • Johnston saw growth at rapid clip in 2018 +

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  • Woman's body found along road in Johnston County +

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  • The Triangle is in a building boom for roads. Get ready to navigate more orange barrels. +

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  • Confused by the ‘Alternate’ I-40 signs? Here’s why they are there. +

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  • Grammy-winning music teacher forced woman into ‘sexual servitude,’ Clayton police say +

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  • NCDOT awards $403M contract for Complete 540 +

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  • Novo Nordisk plans $22M expansion in Johnston County, more jobs +

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  • JCC Receives $198,986 Grant from Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas +

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Johnston County Feature Stories

The 2019 Official Johnston County Visitors Guide is Here

Even in this digital age, one of the vestiges of bygone days that people still cling to are brochures. Travelers...

Weddings in Johnston County - Expos and Expectations

Locals and visitors alike seek to make Johnston County their wedding destination. A JoCo wedding can be rustic, unique, elegant,...

Events to Look To After the Holidays

As we move into the final countdown to Christmas, some of us are even thinking beyond the holidays. Here are...

Room at the Table - Southern Holiday Recipes

What makes a recipe Southern? If a Brooklynite makes sweet potato pie, is the pie still Southern? If a born...
Arrest Reports
Johnston County Arrests

From: CLAYTON
Charges: SDBS/INCEST CHILD 13/14/15 DEF>=6

Johnston County News Archive

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Johnston County School News

NC Farm Bureau grants help fund Ag in the Classroom

North Carolina Farm Bureau provided two teachers in Johnston County Public Schools with $500 grants to help fund innovative agricultural...

Partnership creates affordable teaching degree pathway for students

Johnston County Public Schools, Johnston Community College and the NC State College of Education are piloting an Associate in Science...

Students and staff recognized at January BOE meeting

The Johnston County Board of Education recognized outstanding staff, students, and community members who demonstrated excellence in and out of...

Senator Berger holds ‘Town Hall’ with Meadow students

Sen. Phil Berger visited Meadow School to hold an informal Town Hall with students on Monday, Dec. 17.
North Carolina News Summary

Off-duty deputy defends decision to pursue speeding car before fatal...

Ending the pursuit Wednesday night on U.S. 1 in Cary...

21 horses found dead on Wake County property

Authorities are investigating after at least 20 horses were found...

Durham man arrested after larceny, high-speed chase in Roxboro

A Durham man has been arrested after a larceny at...

Durham school bus hit by stray bullet

A Durham school bus driver was injured by flying glass...

Bad math: Software error tweaks grades in NC schools

A software error caused public school students around North Carolina...

DOT hopes technology can turn wrong-way drivers around on NC...

Crashes involving vehicles going the wrong way on North Carolina...

NC House Speaker invites Trump to give State of the...

"The President of the United States is always welcome in...

Mom joins son in Durham suspension, finds lack of learning...

A Durham mother joined her son for two days of...