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News in Johnston County, North Carolina

School bus crash sandwiches pickup into building
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:43:33 -0700

Injuries are reported in a school bus accident on a North Carolina highway about four miles north of Selma.

School bus crash sandwiches SUV into building
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:53:17 -0700

Injuries are reported in a school bus accident on a North Carolina highway about four miles north of Selma.

Wake leads population growth in North Carolina
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:01:48 -0700

Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 08:52 AM. The metro area anchored by Wake County was the 15th fastest-growing metro area in the country in the year ending July 1, according to the latest population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

State trooper involved in wreck on rural Johnston County road
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:59:39 -0700

A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper was involved in a wreck with another car early Wednesday on Covered Bridge Road in Clayton.

County health ranking falls to lowest level in five years
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:53:59 -0700

Davidson County's health ranking among North Carolina counties is at its lowest point in a five-year period. The yearly ranking was released earlier this month in a report by the University of Wisconsin Population Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Thousands watch as blue, gray battle again at Bentonville
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 15:15:34 -0700

North Carolina officials teamed up with the Civil War Trust to mark a major milestone in the Civil War.

Johnston County school bus involved in wreck; several injuries reported
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 05:44:31 -0700

Several people were taken to local hospitals Tuesday morning after a bus bound for Selma Elementary School was hit by a car northeast of Selma, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Hundreds to re-enact Civil War Battle of Bentonville
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:59:40 -0700

Jake Jennette portrays a Confederate major general. He will command Confederate forces in this weekend’s re-enactments.

1865: Blue and gray generals face off in NC battles
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 23:59:32 -0700

While Union forces pushed out of Wilmington and New Bern, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's armies crossed from South Carolina into North Carolina on March 7, 1865. Sherman's troops occupied Fayetteville on March 11 and burned the old federal arsenal.

Jogger hit by car along NC road identified
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:45:24 -0700

CLAYTON, N.C. — The North Carolina Highway Patrol spent most of Tuesday trying to identify a man hit by a car while jogging. North Carolina State Highway Patrol said around 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning they responded to a call of a pedestrian hit in the 400 block of Smith Road in Johnston County, just […]