JoCo News Roundup

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

Johnston County Headlines
  • 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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  • Rail safety organization concerned about Selma Middle School's 'Railblazers' mascot +

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  • Middle school mascot's $14k pricetag raises eyebrows in Johnston County +

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  • Wake wasn't the Triangle's fastest growing county last year +

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  • Clayton Animal Hospital worker accused of credit card fraud +

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  • JoCo school district might use armed volunteers on campuses +

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  • 7 unauthorized people walk into West Johnston, prompt lockdown +

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  • Group wants Johnston County officials to push feds on torture reports +

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  • Armed with incentives, I-95 mainstay plots Johnston County expansion +

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  • Clayton Police & Johnston County Public Schools Stand Against School Threats +

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  • Johnston County teacher lives Olympic-sized dream in South Korea +

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  • School bus involved in serious wreck near West Johnston High School +

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  • Families struggle for answers as dog thefts rise in NC +

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  • JCC President Asks Commissioners for $25 Million in Next County Bond +

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  • Novo Nordisk plans $65M expansion in Johnston County +

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  • Rezoning for Regional Wastewater Pretreatment Facility +

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  • 17-Lot Subdivision near U.S. 70 Bypass (Coopers Meadow) +

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  • JOHNSTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND BOARD OF EDUCATION MEET FOR LAND USE STUDY +

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  • New roundabout coming to rural Johnston County +

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Johnston County Feature Stories

Nappy Roots to Headline Mondo Roots

Mondo Roots is bringing art and music back to the streets of Clayton this summer. The festival is now in...

Ham & Yam Time Again

It's time for the Smithfield Ham & Yam Festival in Downtown Smithfield, scheduled for May 5th with a wealth of...

The Beer, Wine, and Shine Trail Now Has an App

There is now an all new and even more accessible way to navigate the Beer, Wine, and Shine Trail in...

Behind-the-Scenes with HeartMouth, Plus New Music

We teased it in our JoCo Has Talent Update and now here it is! The exclusive premiere of local Johnston...
Arrest Reports
Johnston County Arrests

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Charges: PROBATION VIOLATION/MISDEMEANOR

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North Carolina News Summary

Governor Cooper Details Recommendations for Safer Schools

Ahead of the release of his short session budget, Governor...

More Than 200 Million Eggs From NC Farm Recalled

Raleigh, NC — Through an abundance of caution Rose Acre...

Spring Litter Sweep This Month

RALEIGH – As you clear out closets in your house for...

'Real' unicorn visits the WRAL Azalea Gardens

A real-life unicorn visited the WRAL Azalea Gardens on Sunday....

Police investigating woman's death at Knights Inn in Raleigh

Police are investigating a woman's death following an EMS call...

Man shot in stomach inside Fayetteville home

A man was shot in the stomach overnight in a...

The Voice finalist Brooke Simpson performs in Warren County, brings...

Halifax-native and NBC's The Voice finalist Brooke Simpson performed in...

Raleigh man recently diagnosed with ALS stays positive, participates in...

A Raleigh man recently diagnosed with ALS has one message:...

Moore County man airlifted after falling out of moving truck,...

A Moore County man was airlifted to a trauma center...

Chatham County residents protest HOA decision to kill 35 beavers

A group of Chatham County residents gathered Saturday in protest...

Museum of Life and Science in Durham welcomes litter of...

The Museum of Life and Science in Durham welcomed a...