Johnston County Newswire (Page 4)

Johnston County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Johnston County, NC. (Page 4)

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  1. APNewsBreak: Novo Nordisk got $130M offer for NC drug plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 |

    The deal that steered about 700 pharmaceutical production jobs with Novo Nordisk to Johnston County includes $110 million in tax rebates and infrastructure spending not previously made public. The ultimate tax break could be worth even more, according to state company recruitment documents provided to the AP following a public records request.


  2. Gun Test: Ruger New Model Super BlackhawkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    ... new Ruger. I got the opportunity to test the new .480 Ruger on porcine flesh at Hog Heaven Outfitters of Johnston County, N.C. On the first day a 200-plus-pound boar made the mistake of showing up. The shot was high on the shoulder, broadside at ...


  3. Religious extremists from North and South Carolina more dangerous than refugees, says SlateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    ... former grand dragon of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan who operated a paramilitary training camp in Johnston County, killed three people at the Overland Park Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom assisted-living community near Kansas ...


  4. Man charged for failing to register as sex offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | WITN

    The Pitt County Sheriff's Office says 35-year-old Chauncey Bell was living in Johnston County while working out of county.


  5. Frank Sinatra Jr. to dedicate highway marker for Ava GardnerRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Bladen Journal

    Two ceremonies are being held to dedicate a highway marker to actress Ava Gardner, who lived in rural Johnston County before becoming a Hollywood star. The first is an invitation-only dedication being held Wednesday night at the Carolina Theater in Durham.


  6. Veteran Johnston schools administrator named superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 |

    David Ross Renfrow succeeds Ed Croom, who plans to retire on March 1 after more than six years as superintendent. "I am confident we have found a true leader in Dr. Renfrow, and the board agrees that he is the best fit for Johnston County," Board of Education Chairman Larry Strickland said in a statement.


  7. School vouchers: We need accountability before further expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... in his district that enrolled only 10-15 students, one longtime voucher supporter, Rep. Leo Daughtry of Johnston County, observed "the school there that I visited didn't seem to be a school that we would want to send taxpayer dollars to." The school ...


  8. Former Kenly police chief charged with child sex offensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 |

    Mangum, 44, was charged with three counts of indecent liberties with a child, two counts of first-degree sexual offense and one count of sex offense-parental role. Mangum is being held at the Johnston County Sheriff's Office under a $360,000 bond.


  9. Meth found in car after traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Four people are being held in the Johnston County jail on felony drug charges after a broken tag light led to a traffic stop in Princeton Saturday night.


  10. Man wanted in connection with marijuana bustRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... in large scale drug cases before obtaining charges against any suspect. The sheriff said that authorities in Johnston County, NC have been assisting his office by searching for Mendez throughout the weekend. "Mendez has lived all over North Carolina ...


  11. 5 people injured in Johnston County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | WITN

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  12. New Details: Couple charged with five-county crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... WITN reports. Authorities say they didn't stop there, the pair are also charged with holding up a CVS in Johnston County and a Dollar General in Clinton Wednesday, and finally, robbing a Family Dollar in Burgaw Thursday. The couple reportedly got ...


  13. Couple charged with five county crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | WITN

    ... and girlfriend are also accused in Monday night's robbery of a Waffle House in Wilmington, a CVS holdup in Johnston County and a Dollar General robbery in Clinton that both happened on Wednesday, and finally Thursday's robbery of a Family Dollar in ...


  14. Health director tells employees: English onlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | WCTI

    The director of the Johnston County Health Department has told her staff to speak only English in the office unless they are dealing with customers who speak a foreign language or are on a break. WRAL-TV reports that Marilyn Pearson declined to comment Thursday.


  15. On demand ballots getting a test in Cleveland County; Board: With potential for low turnou...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Star Online

    Early voters for the 2015 election in Cleveland County will get a chance to test out a new voting system.


  16. Baby injured in Johnston County pit bull attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 |

    The Johnston County Sheriff's Office said that a one-year-old was bitten by the family's pit bull at their home at 439 Old Pebble Lane in Kenly.


  17. Raleigh one of nation's most affordable cities, say people...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    We're not sure how far OTB consumer advocacy website NerdWallet had to go to find a 3,163-square-foot house in Raleigh for $351,588-Fuquay? Garner? Johnston County?- but apparently the City of Oaks is the nation's ninth most affordable large metro in the country, according to this list. "Unlike other analyses that simply measure income against home prices and basic recurring costs, NerdWallet's report takes more comprehensive, real-world factors into account," wrote Sara Collins, a Senior Communications Analyst for the company in an email to the INDY.


  18. Woman charged in Princeton man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 |

    Tina Louise Byrd, 37, was charged with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon. She was being held in the Johnston County jail without bond.


  19. Law change brings opportunity for NC distilleriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 |

    ... like Scott Maitland of TOPO Organic Spirits in Chapel Hill and Jeremy Norris of Broadslab Distilling in Johnston County. Now, with more than 30 distillers in the state, local spirit manufacturers have finally won some ground. "We are gonna have ...


  20. Before the General Assembly ended its long 2015 session this week, it ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... of NC PolicyWatch. The committee sidetracked the bill on a close vote after hearing Rep. Leo Daughtry of Johnston County tell of a recent visit to a voucher-assisted school in his district: "It's in a back of a church, and it has like 10 or 12 ...