JoCo News Roundup

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

Johnston County Headlines
  • Suspect in Johnston County fatal crash involving day care van makes first court appearance +

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  • NCDOT quietly begins project to widen I-40 from Raleigh Beltline to Johnston County +

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  • N.C. 42 in Johnston County will be widened +

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  • Clayton to build inclusive playground +

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  • Rouzer Leaves Johnston County for Wilmington +

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  • Shooting on Cleveland Road, U.S. Highway 42, immediately east of Interstate 40 +

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  • Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes Scheduled to Begin on October 6th +

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  • USDA recalls more than 89,000 pounds of ham made in Johnston County +

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  • Clayton Workforce Development Center Celebrates $1.3M Renovation +

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Johnston County Feature Stories

Clayton Piano Festival Announces Holiday Gala

The Clayton Piano Festival has set the date for the third annual Holiday Gala for December 13th at The Barn...

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...

The American Music Jubilee is Now Live @ The Rudy

Located along the I-95 Corridor at exit 97 in Selma, NC the long-running American Music Jubilee has been a Johnston...

The New Clayton Sculpture Trail

The 6th Annual Clayton Sculpture Trail has been turned into an easy-to-navigate map on our website. Find it below. Each...
Arrest Reports
Johnston County Arrests

From: SMITHFIELD
Charges: PROBATION VIOLATION/MISDEMEANOR

Johnston County News Archive

JohnstonCounty.Today has been covering local news since 2000. These links provide access to our archived stories:

2000 - 2005

2009 - July 2015

Johnston County School News

Princeton Forestry Team preparing for Regional Competition

Princeton High School students on the FFA Forestry team are preparing to compete in the Regional Forestry Competition in April...

Rain doesn't stop annual PLE Red Ribbon Parade

The Green Hornets didn’t let Friday’s heavy rain stop the school’s annual Red Ribbon Week Parade. The parade marks...

Princeton students cash in on finance workshop

Princeton Middle-High students learned about the value of a dollar during The Reality of Money, a personal finance simulation workshop,...

School Nutrition now offering online, interactive menus

Johnston County Public Schools is now offering new, interactive menus for parents and students.
North Carolina News Summary

Florence Impacts Pecan Season

RALEIGH – Consumers looking for fresh N.C. pecans for their...

HPU Poll Looks At Social Media

HIGH POINT -- A recent HPU Poll finds that majorities...

CMG Captures News Awards

CONCORD -- Curtis Media Group’s news operation received six awards...

Thousands gather downtown for Raleigh Christmas Parade

Parking information, parade route and more information about the 2018...

Here comes the sun: Dry, brisk weather will usher in...

Thankfully, the sun will stick around for the remainder of...

'Malicious torture:' Dead cats, emaciated dogs found in Wake woman's...

A Wake County woman is accused of starving several cats...

Winston-Salem police searching for missing 17-year-old

Police in Winston-Salem are searching for a 17-year-old woman.

Police: Speed, alcohol factors in Selma crash

A driver suffered severe injuries Saturday following a crash in...

Man found dead in front yard of Durham home

Durham police are investigating after a man's body was located...

Football Playoffs: Fuquay, South View survive; Clayton, Lee County upset;...

The first round of the football playoffs happened on Friday...

Cary FD: Electrical short likely caused fire at mosque

A day-long investigation has determined that the fire Friday morning...