JoCo News Roundup

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

Johnston County Headlines
  • Shooting investigation underway at Circle K gas station in Johnston County +

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  • AdvanceTEC to invest $10M in Johnston County, creating 25 jobs paying $125,000 average wage +

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  • Affordability has made Johnston County the fastest-growing NC county for the past decade, census data shows +

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  • NC school board passes strict rules for teaching about race after threat to cut funding +

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  • Johnston County BBQ joint closing after 40 years in business +

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  • Johnston County Heritage Center Call for Submissions Open for Literary and Historical Journal +

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  • ‘Launch Johnston County’ program aims to help businesses drive growth +

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  • Deputies seek ‘blue-light bandit’ in silver Dodge after teen’s traffic-stop scare +

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  • NC congressman to push anti-mask, anti-vaccine rhetoric at Johnston County school board meeting +

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  • Amanda Daughtry Joins WQDR/Raleigh as Morning Co-Host +

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  • Johnston County looks ahead after topping census growth +

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  • Teacher argues masks don't help in virus fight, says she has right not to comply with local mandate +

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  • Johnston County reports record revenue increase in register of deeds office +

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  • North Carolina's eviction moratorium expires as Delta variant spreads +

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  • There’s more restaurant recovery in Johnston County than in Wake County, Facebook data shows +

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  • NC man sets new record after catching 127lb catfish +

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  • Miss North Carolina from Johnston County +

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  • Grifols Agrees To Donate Land To JCC, Town Of Clayton +

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  • 'We're optimistic': Event planner says the industry is slowly recovering +

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  • Developer pivots to sell 1,200 acres in Smithfield. Wants almost $40 million +

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  • New Johnston County jobs campaign urges people to ditch the commute +

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  • Johnston County elementary school principal arrested for sexually assaulting 31-year-old man +

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  • Some high school graduation plans are changing. NC has eased rules on guests and masks. +

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  • Homeowners on 'orphaned roads' have to pay for pothole repairs +

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JCT News & Features

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Johnston County School News

JCPS honors county veterans with annual celebration

Johnston County Public Schools held its 17th annual Veterans Day celebration to honor and recognize all Johnston County veterans for...

Pine Level community shows up for school’s Red Ribbon Week Parade

Students, staff, and families of Pine Level Elementary School came out in a show of force for the school's 8th...

Thanksgiving Elementary dedication brings community together

The community of Thanksgiving came together on Sunday, Oct. 24, to dedicate Thanksgiving Elementary School. The school is the 24th...

JCPS names Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year

TJ Parrish, principal of Micro Elementary School, was selected as the 2021-2022 Principal of the Year for Johnston County Public...
North Carolina News Summary

Updated Coronavirus Information

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HS Football Playoff Wrap-Up: State semifinal matchups set after Friday's...

The fourth round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association...

Weekend gets off to chilly, dry start for putting Christmas...

A cold front crossed the area overnight, bringing an overnight...

Deputies respond to Willow Spring neighborhood

A large law enforcement presence was seen at a Johnston...

World-famous Peak Farms Christmas trees sold at State Farmers Market

For the first time in 27 years, the world-famous Peak...

Sheriff: Double murder under investigation in Robeson County

Robeson County detectives are on the scene of a double...

Chapel Hill girl among first to earn rank of Eagle...

Whitby Alexander recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the...

Foodie news: Boxyard RTP a single stop for wine, cheese,...

Sean Lennard, the Triangle Food Guy, has the scoop on...