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News in Johnston County, North Carolina

County’s economy on solid footing
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:50:23 -0800

Johnston County’s economic future is bright, but the hurdles to job creation are high. Click to Continue »

Former Broughton teacher faces sex charge in Johnston Co.
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:57:26 -0800

A former Broughton High School teacher was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Johnston County charging him with indecent liberties with another student.

Wake, Durham, Cumberland among schools closed Wednesday
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:57:07 -0800

Some central North Carolina schools have announced closings for Wednesday.

Local shelters open as power outages continue
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:01:00 -0800

Some local counties opened shelters Thursday night as the power outages continued across North Carolina after the wet, heavy snow.

Thousands lose power across Triangle due to heavy, wet snow
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:19:43 -0800

White flakes began falling across central North Carolina Wednesday evening just before 8 p.m. as a storm forecast to drop possibly as much as 10 inches of snow slowly moved into the state.

Storm brings heavy snow into Triangle; thousands lose power
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:30:27 -0800

Several inches of snow, along with variations like freezing rain, landed on the Triangle on Thursday, and it began to take a toll on power lines. Duke Energy Progress reported… Click to Continue »

Wake, Durham, Chapel Hill-Carrboro among schools closed on Thursday
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:47:25 -0800

Wake County schools are closed again Thursday, and many other school systems across North Carolina will be closed as well.

Johnston County cancels school for Tuesday
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:05:08 -0800

With a winter storm forecast to leave icy roads overnight, some schools and businesses decided early to delay their opening on Tuesday morning.

Health director receives statewide honor
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 06:19:18 -0800

Dr. Marilyn Pearson, director of the Johnston County Public Health Department, has been named Health Director of the Year by the N.C. Association of Local Health Directors. Click to Continue »

Wake, Durham, Johnston among schools closed Wednesday
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:43:13 -0800

Wake County Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday, the system announced late Tuesday afternoon, and many other schools will be closed as well as the winter weather continues.