Johnston County

  This Artist Support Grant is open to artists living in Chatham, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Wake counties. We encourage diverse and nontraditional artists to apply for the grant. Funding opportunities for individual artists are rare—particularly in the performing arts—so this is pretty special. Get more details here.   Eligibility The Artist Support Grant is intended to support […]

A Johnston County teacher is in hot water after allegedly separating students in her class based on their political and religious beliefs. The incident occurred at South Johnston High School. Allegedly, the teacher, Julia Lopp, separated the students based on their beliefs about religion, abortion and LGBTQ rights. The teacher has been suspended with pay […]

We’re accustomed to hearing stories about credit card skimmers being placed on gas pumps outside of gas stations. But this time, a local station was targeted with a skimmer inside the store.       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark  

A Princeton High School senior and honors student who says he inadvertently brought two unloaded shotguns onto school property will be allowed to graduate, an attorney for Johnston County Schools said Thursday. David Cole Withrow, 18, was arrested Monday on a felony charge of bringing a weapon onto educational property, after he realized he left […]

The public is invited to attend the Johnston County Career Fair honoring veterans now through Thursday, November 10th from 10a.m. until 12Noon. The Career Fair will be held at the Smithfield office of the Employment Security at 224 Peedin Road. Top employers from Johnston County’s will be onhand to accept applications and resumes for open […]

SELMA, NC (WTVD) — Fire ripped through a building at a Johnston County dog breeding facility Wednesday morning killing dozens of animals. Pictures from Chopper 11 HD showed firefighters putting out hotspots in a building that was leveled by flames at Puppy Paradise on West Blanche Street Extension in Selma. Officials said firefighters managed to […]

A caretaker for autistic children in Johnston County was in jail this morning after authorities said he left three autistic children alone in a care home. Steven Devon Allicott, 34, of 1411 Windy Crest Court, Raleigh, was arrested Monday night and charged with three counts of misdemeanor child abuse, according to arrest warrants filed in […]

VIA: WTVD.COM A Johnston County man was arrested Monday after a driver spotted him riding his bicycle naked. Deputies arrested 28-year-old John Wolfinger on Highway 39 in Antioch not far from a day care center. MORE