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The Johnston County Sheriff's Office made a quick arrest Monday after the body of a man was found lying in a ditch near the intersection of Hannah Creek Road with U.S. Highway 301.
The event marked its 10th anniversay with this month's display of Christmas trees, but organizers need more volunteers to continue the festival going forward.
Four West View Elementary School students watched UNC-Chapel Hill play Old Dominion in football as part of a new Academic All-Stars program.
Hundreds of people lined Market Street from Sixth Street to Second Street to watch 86 entries go by.
The Benson Center for Active Aging , formerly the Benson Senior Center, offers a variety of programs for adults 60 and older.
New members were sworn in an seated and new committee assignments were made. But not before the sitting board quietly gave Mayor Tim Hinnant the authority to accept a donation of 1.3 acres on Wendell Boulevard at Selma Road if the donation is made before the end of the year.
At its meeting on Tuesday, the Johnston County Board of Education learned that Four Oaks Elementary and Smithfield Middle schools will pilot the Next Generation Science Standards.
Heavy rain and cold temperatures could not slow volunteers from Clayton, Selma, Micro and Kenly in their efforts to serve a Thanksgiving meal to hundreds of needy families in Johnston County.
The Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield played host this month to its second gingerbread house contest.
Johnston County Industries recently received a gift of books from Chris and Becky Kinkade, owners of We Ship It in Smithfield.
The 50-210 Fire Department will serve "Breakfast with Santa" from 7-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Highway 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, 152 Bratton Drive in the Cleveland community.
Madelyn Clark, middle, and her parents, Lynn and David Clark, shop for Christmas ornaments Dec. 3 at DeWayne's in Selma.
Graduates of the latest Crisis Intervention Team training are, from left: front row – Gary Whitman, Benson police; Jamie Jackson, Johnston EMS; Robbie Raetz, Johnston County Sheriff's Office; and Michael Joseph, East Carolina University Police; middle row – Alice O'Neal, Johnston County Mental Health Center; Brittany Messer, EMS; ... (more)