JoCo News Roundup

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

Johnston County Headlines
  • Project unites Johnston County high school +

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  • Town of Clayton Departure Triggers Revisioning of Downtown/Economic Development Initiatives +

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  • DOT officials: This rural road is one of North Carolina's most dangerous +

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  • Johnston’s passionate promoter +

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  • $287M development to create 3,100 jobs +

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  • With state support, JoCo airport preps for $13M flight school, restaurant +

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  • Mother, newborn left in car after high-speed chase, fiery crash +

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  • Two Civil War battlefields in Eastern NC will soon be getting larger +

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  • School board comment policy questioned +

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  • Auto parts maker picks Johnston County for jobs, investment +

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  • 'Terrorist whisperer' protected Americans in Iraq before moving to Johnston County +

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  • Johnston County shooting suspect charged after seeking relief from the cold, authorities say +

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  • Micro police chief resigns, cites lack of support +

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  • 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

Kate Spade is Coming to Carolina Premium Outlets

East Coast road warriors know that Exit 95 on I-95 means deals on big brand names when it comes to...

Run JoCo - A Round-up of Annual Races

For the second year in a row, the Johnston County Visitors Bureau has released a handy and informative one-page brochure...

Unique Events and Festivals in Johnston County in 2019

When planning excursions around festivals that happen annually in the south, keep Johnston County’s towns in mind. Johnston County is...

Think Clayton - Think Valentine's Day

For more than just dinner out, surprise your Valentine in 2019 with dinner, wine and keys…88 of them to be...
Arrest Reports
Johnston County Arrests

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Charges: FTA MISD-ASSAULT ON GOVT OFFICIAL/EMPLY;RESISTING PUBLIC OR

Johnston County News Archive

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Johnston County School News

Dozens honored at Leading with the Heart event

Johnston County Public Schools honored 50 employees for going above and beyond in and outside of the classroom at the...

South Johnston High 1st and 50th FFA Officers unite

South Johnston High School’s 2018-2019 FFA Officers recently invited the club’s officers from 1969 to return for a visit and...

Pirates paint picture of unity with school of fish

One classroom at Corinth Holders High School is bringing students throughout the school together by designing and painting 80 large...

JCECA celebrates a decade in education

Johnston County Early College Academy recently celebrated the school’s 10th year in operation and its many successes over the last...
North Carolina News Summary

Cooper Creates Entrepreneurial Council

RALEIGH -- Governor Roy Cooper has established a North Carolina...

HPU Surveys Flu

HIGH POINT -- The most recent HPU Poll finds that...

DMV To Update Record Keeping

RALEIGH -- The N.C Division of Motor Vehicles will start...

Wake judge strikes down voter ID, tax cap amendments

A North Carolina judge on Friday voided new state mandates...

UNC doctor travels thousands of miles to perform lifesaving surgeries

When pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Carolyn Quinsey isn't walking the halls...

Raleigh man held under $1.5M bond in human trafficking case...

A Raleigh man has been charged in connection with a...

Southern finish to 540 hits another snag

The long journey to complete 540 around Raleigh may have...

"I needed to act": 11-year-old takes stand against child abuse

Even though Elijah Lee is only 11 years old, he...

Toddler's tears at gender reveal push family video to viral...

Katie Scopa says, despite what some may think, her little...

Dan McCready jumps back into 9th District race

Democrat Dan McCready wasted no time restarting his campaign after...

First black woman to lead NC Supreme Court still finds...

A North Carolina Supreme Court Justice has just trail blazed...