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 Public Schools latest to close May 1 due to teacher rally +

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  • Sampson to sell water to Johnston +

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  • Tick season is here and don't be surprised to see plenty +

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  • Man shot during Benson bank robbery attempt held on $1 million bond, police say +

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  • Publix looks to expand its Triangle grocery presence beyond Wake County +

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  • Search underway for Benson bank robbery suspect +

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  • Publix files paperwork for another Triangle store +

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  • Commissioners receive airport update +

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  • State Highway Patrol announces 2019 Operation Drive To Live +

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  • Authorities: Trooper shot armed suspect during traffic stop in Johnston County +

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  • Police: Suspect shot following attempted Benson bank robbery +

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  • More than 24 hours after leak reported, repairs continue on pipeline in Clayton +

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  • Volunteer firefighter, 17, dies after ATV crash at Johnston County racing event +

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  • Long-forgotten Duke Energy easement threatens Johnston neighborhood +

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  • High school student hit and killed crossing street in Johnston County +

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  • Arrest made 5 months after man shot during armed robbery at Johnston Co. dealership +

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  • Johnston moving forward on commuter rail +

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  • Drive by shooting investigation underway in Johnston County +

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  • CSX to break ground for rail hub in April +

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  • County eyes water endeavors for future revenue +

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Politics - 7th District Updates
Johnston County Feature Stories

JoCo 301 Endless Yard Sale Road Trip

This year’s 301 Endless Yard Sale is June 14th and 15th. Founded in Selma and now hosted by a variety...

Recognition Event for Benson Native Jimmy Capps

If you’re a country music fan, you’ve probably heard Jimmy Capps on one of your favorite songs. He’s been described...

Looking Forward to Spring in JoCo

The weather is warming, the sun is out. It's time to emerge from your long winter's nap. Take a day...

Birdwatching at Howell Woods this Spring

Enjoy birding this spring through more than 25 miles of unpaved roads and trails dominated by bottomland forest along the...
Arrest Reports
Johnston County Arrests


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Johnston County School News

Educators and students honored at April BOE meeting

The Johnston County Board of Education recognized two of its former members as well as outstanding staff, students, and community...

JCPS Job Fair draws crowd of applicants

Hundreds of candidates attended the Johnston County Public Schools Job Fair on Saturday, April 13, at West Johnston High School...

Hundreds compete in Special Olympics Spring Games

Hundreds of students from Johnston County Public Schools competed in the Special Olympics of North Carolina Spring Games on April...

JCPS honors Outstanding First Year Teachers

Johnston County Public Schools named Lance Atkinson as the First Year Teacher of the Year at the annual Outstanding First...
North Carolina News Summary

March Unemployment Ticks Up

RALEIGH -- The state’s seasonally adjusted March unemployment rate was...

New Info Released on Alcohol Use

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human...

Poll Asks About Safety

ELON  — A new survey by the Elon University Poll...

EF-2 tornado touched down in Orange County last week

The National Weather Service on Monday shared new details about...

Man killed by RPD officer had previous run-ins with law...

The 30-year-old man shot and killed by police had a...

Man shot, killed by RPD officer in east Raleigh

A 30-year-old man was killed Saturday evening during an officer-involved...

Durham novelist Michael Peterson denies killing his wife in latest...

A new Dr. Phil episode airing on Monday will examine...

Paddling the Neuse: 7 people, 7 days, almost 180 miles

It's been a fantastic week on the Neuse River.

Warrants: NC State students climbed on Confederate monument

Raleigh police arrested two people during a Sunday afternoon protest...

A taste of summer: Much warmer weather on tap this...

Monday morning was chilly, but the Triangle will get a...

Earth Day everyday: Celebrating the clean technologies that protect the...

More than 27,000 people in the Triangle go to work...