JoCo News Roundup

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

Johnston County Headlines
  • Clayton Police & Johnston County Public Schools Stand Against School Threats +

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  • Johnston County teacher lives Olympic-sized dream in South Korea +

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  • School bus involved in serious wreck near West Johnston High School +

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  • Families struggle for answers as dog thefts rise in NC +

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  • JCC President Asks Commissioners for $25 Million in Next County Bond +

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  • Novo Nordisk plans $65M expansion in Johnston County +

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  • Rezoning for Regional Wastewater Pretreatment Facility +

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  • 17-Lot Subdivision near U.S. 70 Bypass (Coopers Meadow) +

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  • New roundabout coming to rural Johnston County +

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  • Atlantic Coast Pipeline Unlikely to Bring Economic Development to Three Eastern North Carolina counties, Report Finds +

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  • 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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Johnston County Feature Stories

Scotty Henley Elected to Chair the Tourism Authority

On January 3rd, Scotty Henley, Executive Director of The Clayton Center, and board member since 2013 was elected Chairperson of...

Ava Gardner Museum is Still Standing, and They Said It...

The board members of the Ava Gardner Museum may have heard a thousand times that the fans of Ava Gardner...

Pine Level Furniture Standing the Test of Time

Hard work, good service helps Pine Level Hardware & Furniture stand the test of time PINE LEVEL — Terry Arthur...

Unique Events and Festivals in Johnston County in 2018

When planning your calendar of fun and unique events you would like to attend this year, keep Johnston County’s towns...
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Poll Looks at Who Knows Politicians

ELON -- More than eight out of 10 registered voters...

Condolence Book Offered for Billy Graham

RALEIGH -- Governor Roy Cooper has ordered a Book of...

Program Promotes Girls in Cybersecurity

RALEIGH -- More than 400 North Carolina high school girls...

Duke hikes undergrad tuition by 3.9 percent, bringing price to...

Duke University raised its cost for tuition by 3.9 percent...

Pucks and props help explain the science behind Olympic skills

As the 2018 Winter Olympics wind to a close, we...

Motorcyclist killed in Fayetteville wreck

A motorcyclist was killed in a wreck along Cliffdale Road...

2 teens injured in shooting outside Fuquay-Varina Walmart

Shots were fired Friday afternoon in a shopping center parking...

Rain brings Sgt. Pepper to life at DPAC

The audience at the Durham Performing Arts Center took a...

'We've looked everywhere': Accused killer claims Mariah was missing in...

In a 911 call released Friday afternoon, the man charged...

Duke Energy rate increase partly approved by state regulators

State regulators approved higher electricity rates Friday, saying past coal...

Rash of dead dogs in trash bags pops up in...

Several dead dogs have been found dead in trash bags...