Johnston County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. 100th birthday celebration held for LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... Norma Weaver Lee was born on Oct. 21, 1914 to John and Lily Flowers Weaver in the Bentonville community of Johnston County. She was married to the late Julius Lee for 48 years. To this union, two sons were born, Julius Lee, Jr of Charlotte and John ...


  2. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014Read the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Daily Dispatch

    ... College in Elementary Education. She taught in Maryland, Benson, Hobbton and Clayton. She was active in Johnston County NCAE ,in which she served as District President. She retired from teaching in 1983 due to health reasons. Miriam was active in ...


  3. Rouzer holds off Barfield, Casteen to win seat in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Two years ago David Rouzer missed out on a seat in Congress by just a few hundred votes. This time, with the incumbent heading in retirement, the former state senator from Johnston County won easily over two other candidates for North Carolina's 7th District seat in the US House.


  4. Blog: Election Day sees many voters, few problems in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 |

    ... there are few signs of systematic problems thus far. The biggest problems logged by the state have been in Johnston County, where the polling site at the Bentonville Community Building didn't open until 8 a.m., an hour and a half after Election ...


  5. State board reports few voting problems in NCRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... it opened 90 minutes late. He says the state board will decide whether to extend voting by 90 minutes; the Johnston County board recommended that the time not be extended. Lawson says the board has conflicting reports about two precincts in Lincoln ...


  6. Demand grows for corporate jetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... maller, regional airports are readying themselves for an increase in corporate aircraft traffic as well. The Johnston County Airport in Smithfield just unveiled a $4 million new terminal with added benefits for pilots and business travelers.


  7. Moore leads in campaign donations; KM lawmaker among possibilities for House speaker seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... that position, which will be decided by the majority party after the election, include Reps. Leo Daughtry of Johnston County and Mike Hager of Rutherford County. They have given away $86,750 and $77,951, respectively, which amounts to less than half ...


  8. Johnston airport spreads its wings with new, larger terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 |

    - With the snip of a ribbon, officials celebrated the opening Thursday of a $4 million terminal at the Johnston County Airport in Smithfield. The building boasts 8,600 square feet, meeting spaces with digital capability, a pilots' lounge and a splash ...


  9. Himes addresses allegations, political crossfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... 2013 on a charge of communicating threats that his wife had filed while she was staying with her son in Johnston County. The warrant, filed at Johnston County Clerk of Court's Office, alleged Himes had told his wife that he was going to "kill ...


  10. Sampson County, Johnston County golfers play in inaugural Farmer's CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... on Saturday on the par 3 third hole at Timberlake Golf Club. (Courtesy Photo) Twelve of the top golfers from Johnston County traveled to Timberlake Golf Club this past weekend for a battle with twelve of the top Sampson County golfers in the first ...


  11. Top Headlines for the Week of October 29THRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Kenly News

    Following a diverse path characterized by fate, good fortune, and great timing, a small, personal Bible that was once the property of a U.S. Army soldier killed in combat was returned to the soldier's family during an emotional ceremony last Thursday evening at Kenly American Legion. When e-books, short for electronic books, were first introduced into Johnston County libraries last May no one was certain what to expect but recent usage totals indicate the program has been an overwhelming success.


  12. Enjoy low gas prices while we have themRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... a gallon? Why is the price of a gallon of gasoline in Rocky Mount 25 cents more than a gallon of gasoline in Johnston County? With all due respect to Mr. Friedman, whose insights on international affairs have earned him a well-deserved Pulitzer ...


  13. Police: Victim Learns Of Her Sexual Assault On Social MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... saw images that were posted on social media. Check out this story on JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C.-- A victim didn't know she had been sexually assaulted until she saw images that were posted on social media, police ...


  14. Juan Hernandez Sanders and Travis Devon Graham were charged in connection to the assault.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... is executive director of "Harbor," a non-profit that helps survivors of sexual and domestic assault in Johnston County. "It's not horrible enough that somebody was raped, but then they have to see it on social media," Christensen said. "It's not ...


  15. Johnston County Airport to unveil new upgraded terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Business Journal

    The Johnston County Airport in Smithfield will unveil its new terminal with $4 million in upgrades at the end of the month, including a new pilot's lounge and other amenities. Airport Director Ray Blackmon says the project began in 2011 "after completing a multi-million dollar mandatory runway safety area."


  16. 4-H Target sports team promotes gun safetyRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Kenly News

    Members of the Johnston County 4-H Target Sports Club who competed at the state tournament in June included, front row, from left; Erica Winspear, Hannah Winspear, Madison Noblin and Elizabeth Hall. Second row; Tony Rabil, Chance Sayas, Hailey Stephens, Luke Clark, Brennan Rabil, Austin Parrish and Jacob Noblin.


  17. Inmate charged in stabbing of Anson prison directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... rs 1 month for assault with a deadly weapon and several other lesser offenses. Accardi, who was convicted in Johnston County, was scheduled for release from prison in 2021.


  18. 9 hurt in Johnston County multi-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 |

    - A five-vehicle wreck in Johnston County sent nine people to the hospital Tuesday afternoon, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. The wreck happened about 2:45 p.m. in the 6000 block of Applewhite Road near Wendell. Troopers said ...


  19. So-so September: Triangle home sales scattered with small 3Q bumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... County had only 75 homes sales during the month of September, down 21 percent from September the year prior. Johnston County had only 224 home sales in September, which was down 6.7 percent. Overall, third quarter home sales for the Triangle was up ...


  20. Inaugural Sampson-Johnston County Ryder Cup matches coming to Timberlake G.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    Twelve of the top golfers from Sampson County will play twelve of the top golfers from Johnston County in the inaugural Sampson-Johnston County Ryder Cup matches. The matches will be held at Timberlake Golf Club on October 25th and 26th.