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News in Johnston County, North Carolina

Murder charge dropped in Princeton stabbing
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:35:23 -0700

Authorities in Johnston County dropped a second-degree murder charge against a 27-year-old woman after they said evidence supported her self-defense claim.

NC insurers press for higher homeowner rates
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:00:05 -0700

North Carolina's insurance commissioner on Monday began deciding whether to allow homeowners' coverage costs to rise by as much as 35 percent even as more insurers demand even higher rates in agreements ...

Original Constitution Signature Page in Fayetteville Nov 1- Dec 14
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:40:45 -0700

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- In 1788 at a convention in Hillsborough, North Carolina delegates declined to ratify the United States Constitution, suggesting amendments and calling for a Bill of Rights. In 1789, ...

9 hurt in Johnston County multi-vehicle crash
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:50:29 -0700

five-vehicle wreck in Johnston County sent nine people to the hospital Tuesday afternoon, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

NC insurers press for higher homeowners rates
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:43:36 -0700

North Carolina's insurance commissioner on Monday began deciding whether to allow homeowner's coverage costs to rise by as much as 35 percent even as more insurers demand even higher rates in agreements with customers.

NC insurers seek hikes for home coverage
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:56:16 -0700

RALEIGH - North Carolina's insurance commissioner on Monday began deciding whether to allow homeowners coverage costs to rise by as much as 35 percent even as more insurers demand even higher rates in

Gay couples marry in Johnston
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:48:09 -0700

Gay marriage became legal in North Carolina just after 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10, when Judge Max Cogburn issued a ruling deeming the state’s ban on gay marriage unconstitutional. As of… Click to Continue »

Woman in 100 mph chase with deputies claims foot was stuck
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:45:58 -0700

A 19-year-old allegedly led officers on a 100 mph chase through eastern Johnston County, North Carolina.

Johnston County landowners get glimpse of natural gas pipeline route
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:03:14 -0700

Dozens of Johnston, Sampson and Wilson county landowners got a first glimpse on Thursday at how a proposed 550-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline may cut through their properties. At a public… Click to Continue »

Miss Clayton to give pageant queens shot at state, national competitions
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 04:33:08 -0700

Local pageant queens hoping to compete for the Miss America crown have a new gateway to qualify for the state and national competitions. Click to Continue »