Johnston County Newswire (Page 6)

Johnston County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Johnston County, NC. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 310 in Johnston County, NC

  1. Relay makes push for fundsRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    ... local person to serve as Wayne County's community manager. This year she is also coordinating the event for Johnston County, which will be held June 2. "Last year, we had an awesome crowd and then all of a sudden it started raining and everybody ...

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  2. Hundreds of Wake County homes lose power when car hits poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... 0 homes were affected by the outage, including an estimated 666 customers in Wake County and 40 customers in Johnston County as of 6 a.m. Monday.

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  3. More EMTs sought to handle growing calls in SN countyRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | Spring Hope Enterprise

    ... busy, a crew from Nashville or Coopers may be called in. Sometimes, mutual aid comes from either Franklin or Johnston County, or even East Wake. 'It happens routinely. Once or twice a month,' Rogers said. Depending on whether a patient needs ...

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  4. Patrol looks into traffic crash that killed 11-year-old boyRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | WBTV

    The N.C. Highway Patrol is investigating a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 that killed an 11-year-old boy. A statement from the patrol says a Nissan Murano and a Hyundai Tucson were traveling east on I-40 in Johnston County around 1 p.m. on Tuesday as a tractor trailer and a Toyota Highlander were heading west.

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  5. Wilmington man killed in head-on crash in Johnston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Officials with the State Highway Patrol said a Wilmington man was killed in a head-on crash in Johnston County last week. On Friday, George Anthony Rouse, 45, of Wilmington, was driving a 1998 Chevrolet SUV east on NC 55 near Dunn when he crossed the center line and struck a 2009 Ford passenger vehicle driven by Reynolds Edward O'Briant, 51, of Winston-Salem.

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  6. Rescuers search for hours for a kayaker who left his group and took a taxi homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    When a kayaker went missing after nightfall Saturday on the Neuse River in Johnston County, first responders from across the region descended on the stretch of river near Clayton in boats, cars and a helicopter. They searched from about 9 p.m. to 2 a.m..

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  7. Rescuers search for hours for a kayaker who left his group and took a taxi homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    When a kayaker went missing after nightfall Saturday on the Neuse River in Johnston County, first responders from across the region descended on the stretch of river near Clayton in boats, cars and a helicopter. They searched from about 9 p.m. to 2 a.m..

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  8. House names six to UNC system boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | WRAL.com

    Leo Daughtry, a Johnston County lawyer and businessman who retired last year after 22 years in the state House and four years in the Senate Rob Bryan, a Charlotte lawyer and businessman who served in the House for four years before losing his re-election bid in November Wendy Murphy of Wallace, the daughter of Murphy Farms founder Wendell Murphy and a former chairwoman of the UNC-Wilmington Board of Trustees R. Doyle Parrish, the co-founder of a Raleigh-based hotel and restaurant management business and an incumbent board member Lawmakers earlier this year voted to trim the size of the Board of Governors from 32 to 24 members, meaning the Senate and the House each have fewer slots to fill this year.

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  9. Missing kayaker found at work as river search under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Multiple media organizations report that officials in Johnston County say their search for 26-year-old Isaac Evans ended early Sunday when police found him at work two counties and 35 miles away. He told police he didn't realize a large search for him was under way.

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  10. Missing kayaker found in unlikely place has unlikely explanationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | CBS News

    A kayaker reported missing after an incident on a North Carolina river Saturday night was found safe when he showed up for work the next morning, reports CBS Raleigh, N.C. affiliate WNCN-TV. Officials in Johnston County say their search for 26-year-old Isaac Evans ended when police found him at work two counties and 35 miles away.

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  11. Missing kayaker found at work as river search under way CLAYTON, N.C. ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... is safe after authorities say he showed up for work. Multiple media organizations report that officials in Johnston County say their search for 26-year-old Isaac Evans ended early Sunday when police found him at work two counties and 35 miles away. ...

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  12. Lack of riders, funding stalls two bus routes from Johnston to RaleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | WRAL.com

    GoTriangle's express bus routes from Fuquay-Varina and two parts of Johnston County, which were funded by the state as a way to ease congestion during the Fortify project, could experience some big changes by the time summer arrives. GoTriangle spokesman Mike Charbonneau says the agency is looking closer at the three routes and wants to make changes, but he says that funding could be an issue.

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  13. Professor Robin Kirk works with nonprofit commission to investigate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | The Chronicle

    ... flights live here, they're North Carolina citizens." Aero Contractors Limited flew detainees through the Johnston County Airport in Smithfield, several news outlets have reported. That airport is about 50 miles by car away from Duke's campus, and ...

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  14. Police say man, 28, had sexual relationship with 15-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    A man is facing a statutory rape charge for having sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl, according to a press release from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. Mark Alan Clark, 28, of 716 Ditchbank Road, is charged with statutory rape of a child less than or equal to 15 years old, and is facing four felony charges out of Johnston County.

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  15. Selma EMS handling of New Year's shooting raises questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WRAL.com

    - Johnston County officials are examining the actions of paramedics who responded to a shooting during a New Year's Day home invasion in Selma. Perry Champion told a 911 dispatcher that he awoke at 2 a.m. on Jan. 1 to the sound of pounding on the ...

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  16. Three arrested on meth charges following court-ordered search -Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Sampson Independent

    Three Sampson County residents are facing felony drug charges after meth manufacturing items were located at home in the northern part of the county following a court-ordered warrantless search by assisted by probation authorities. Robert Kelly Alphin, 35; Kristin Louise Gainey, 27; and Jody Dustin Kennedy, 33, all listed as being of the same 1500 N. Spring Branch Road address in the Plain View community, were taken into custody.

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  17. Street racer pleads guilty in spectators' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WRAL.com

    ... man wept Thursday as he pleaded guilty to killing four spectators two years ago during a drag race in Johnston County. Jimmy Pearce II, 39, of 11557D N.C. Highway 39, was sentenced to 3A1 2 to 6 years in prison after pleading guilty to four counts ...

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  18. Group plans hearings on alleged CIA torture -Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Robesonian

    ... Contractors Limited, a private air carrier tied to the CIA rendition program that is headquartered at the Johnston County airport about 30 miles south of Raleigh. The New York Times, a University of North Carolina law professor and others have ...

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  19. Citizens' group aims to investigate CIA rendition programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | 680News

    ... Contractors Limited, a private air carrier tied to the CIA rendition program that is headquartered at the Johnston County airport about 30 miles south of Raleigh. The New York Times, a University of North Carolina law professor and others have ...

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  20. Immigration Debate: Farmers Say They Need Foreign-Born WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | The CPA Technology Advisor

    ... Over the last few years, only a couple of locals have answered the call to earn minimum wage in the family's Johnston County fields. Caroline Hines said she often hears people talk about Latino employees taking American farming jobs, but she said ...

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