JoCo News Roundup

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

Johnston County Headlines
  • Board of Education approves waiving missed days +

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  • Here’s how your child’s school district ranks in North Carolina and the country +

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  • Families learn if kids won spot in 2nd Johnston County charter school +

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  • Former deputy announces bid for Johnston County sheriff +

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  • Johnston County adapting to recent explosive growth +

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  • Grifols pays $9M for 466 acres in Clayton +

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  • Manufacturer taps eastern N.C. over Pittsburgh for expansion, jobs +

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  • Duke Energy says equipment problem caused Johnston County power outage +

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  • NCDOT Explains U.S. 70 Upgrades To Residents (PHOTOS) +

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  • Novo Nordisk exec on $2B Clayton expansion to head pharma engineering firm’s U.S. ops from Durham +

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  • Some school districts balk at charter schools. This one is embracing them. +

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  • JoCo firm to hire 80, invest $7.8M to expand manufacturing line +

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  • Clayton Police Drug Crack Down Continues with Two Major Heroin Arrests +

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  • Sheriff: Smithfield homeowner shot burglar +

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  • Clayton Launches Economic & Community Development Office +

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  • Johnston County fire chief pocketed thousands for work never performed, officials say +

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  • I-95 lanes limited in Johnston County though spring 2018 +

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  • I-40 travelers get ready: Work on a 16-mile stretch will start later this month +

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  • New interchange on US 70 east of Smithfield to open Monday +

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  • CSX plans for a major rail hub in Rocky Mount are now in doubt +

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  • With new information, Benson police restart search in 2016 disappearance +

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  • Trash troubles: NC garbage woes mounting +

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  • OPERATION MEDICINE DROP Saturday, October 28, 2017 +

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Johnston County Feature Stories

Celebrate Valentine's Day in JoCo with Two Musical Performance Options

The weekend before... Carrie Newcomer Performs at the Clayton Center February 10th at 8:00PM Spend an evening...

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,...

A Little Snow in JoCo

It doesn't happen often in the South. But when it does, snow has the unique ability to fill Southerners with...

JCVB Releases 2017 Annual Report

As the Holidays arrive and we all ready ourselves for shopping, baking, and enjoying family and friends, the staff of...
Arrest Reports
Johnston County Arrests

From: SELMA
Charges: POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY FELON

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North Carolina News Summary

More Money Going to Fight Opioids

RALEIGH -- Governor Roy Cooper announced the next wave of...

Cooper Wants NC Exempted From Drilling

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH -- Joined by local business leaders and elected...

Airports Get Grants

RALEIGH -- From commercial airports that are among the world’s...

6-year-old Cary girl dies from the flu

A Cary mother says her 6-year-old daughter died from the...

Four-wheeler stolen from family mourning loss of father killed in...

A Wake Forest family mourning the loss of a father...

Five displaced in Durham apartment fire

The Red Cross was assisting at least five people after...

Man charged after shots fired at probation officer in Moore...

One person was taken into custody after a resident and...

Woman rescued from icy Durham creek: 'It could've been a...

The two women who were rescued from an icy Durham...

Study: Need for school nurses growing in NC, could cost...

The need for nurses in North Carolina public schools is...

Downtown Raleigh block reopens after massive fire

A block of downtown Raleigh closed since a massive apartment...

Committee meets to discuss future of 3 NC Confederate monuments

A new committee met for the first time on Monday...