JoCo News Roundup

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

Johnston County Headlines
  • Johnston County residents await Brunch Bill decision +

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  • Major construction projects underway for Johnston County drivers +

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  • Fallin enters U.S. House race as Constitution Party challenger to Rouzer +

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  • The CSX Story Continues +

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  • Seeking a home under $200,000? +

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  • Our View: Suddenly, I-95′s future is looking a lot brighter +

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  • Johnston County drug bust leads to more than 100 arrests, including an elected official +

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  • Johnston County spending proposal falls short for schools +

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  • Johnston County had a primary election that it shouldn't have. Here's what happened. +

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  • Two minor injuries in crash of bus going to Johnston County elementary school +

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  • Upgrades to dangerous Johnston County intersection may be confusing drivers +

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  • In the ‘diabetes belt,’ a small town grapples with growth of the world’s largest insulin maker +

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  • Veteran school and county leaders fall in Johnston +

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  • Come see the plans to widen 8 miles of NC 42 in Johnston County +

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Johnston County Feature Stories

A Year Photographing JoCo

Our on-staff, local photographer Jamaal Porter, with Massive Motives, has been working with us for a year now. The JCVB...

Certified Gluten-Free Bakery in Benson

Have you been to JP's Pastry in Downtown Benson, NC? It's a certified gluten-free and vegan bakery known nation-wide; their...

Clayton Bootleggers Expanding Club with Professional Partnerships

Updated: 6/15/18 Did you know that Johnston County has a Rugby team? Well, it does. The Bootleggers. Appropriate for...

State Annual Singing Convention Celebrates 98th Year

Almost 100 Years of Song According to their website, "The State Annual Singing Convention, which brings thousands of people...
Arrest Reports
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Johnston County School News

JCPS names Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year

Heather Anders, principal of Smithfield Middle School, was selected as the 2018-2019 Principal of the Year for Johnston County Public...

Hundreds attend JCPS Project-Based Learning Expo

Students and teachers from across Johnston County showcased their latest work at the district’s Project-Based Learning Expo.

Dixon Road creates learning garden with Lowe’s grant

Students at Dixon Road Elementary are cultivating new experiences with the school’s new community learning garden.

School Nutrition Manager and Assistant of the Year named

Johnston County Public Schools recognized the School Nutrition Manager of the Year and the School Nutrition Assistant of the Year...
North Carolina News Summary

Governor Raises Concern About Tariffs

RALEIGH -- In a letter to President Trump, Gov. Roy...

Back-To-School Immunizations Advised

RALEIGH -- With back-to-school season approaching, health officials are reminding...

Constitution Commission To Write Ballot Summaries

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Constitutional Amendments Publication Commission will...

Over $400M up for grabs in Mega Millions drawing

The Mega Millions drawing on Friday night has a jackpot...

Two killed in head-on crash in Johnston County

Two people were killed in a head-on collision Friday night...

Man drowns while saving girlfriend's son in Outer Banks

Beach-goers in the Outer Banks got a powerful reminder of...

Man receives third-degree burns when Jeep catches fire near Clayton...

A Clayton man was severely burned after his Jeep burst...

Wear that bug spray! Cumberland County resident dies after mosquito...

An elderly resident of Cumberland County died last week of...

Police searching for man charged with murder in Fayetteville shooting

A Man has been charged in connection with the fatal...

Lottery officials warn NC residents about scratch-off ticket scam

The North Carolina Education Lottery issued a warning Thursday about...

Tarboro assisted living facility where resident was strangled has license...

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services this...