2021-12-14

Nearly 60% of Nash population partially vaccinated

New cases higher among pre-teens

NASHVILLE — Nearly 60% of Nash County residents have received at least one dose of the coronavirus v…

School board: Principals can search student cellphones

WILSON COUNTY SCHOOLS

In a 5-2 vote Monday, the Wilson County Board of Education passed a policy allowing school officials…

Ruth Louise Macialek

OXFORD, N.C. — Ruth Louise Macialek, age 65, died Sunday, December 12, 2021. Service arrangements ar…

Robert Williford

OXFORD, N.C. — Robert Williford, age 81, died Sunday, December 12, 2021. Service arrangements are en…

Samuel Anthony Edwards, Jr.

WILSON, N.C. — Samuel Anthony Edwards, Jr., age 76, died Monday, December 13, 2021. Service arrangem…

Waymakers celebrates first anniversary

Arrest made in double shooting

A man is in custody in a double shooting on Friday that left one Johnston County resident dead and a…

Tucker’s 30 points lift Lady Warriors to win


OXFORD — Ta’ida Tucker has been waiting her turn to shine for the Webb Lady Warriors. As a senior, T…

Give the gift of Johnston County food, drink this holiday season

For Christmas, the Johnstonian News wondered if Santa Claus could fill his sleigh with Johnston Coun…

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From chainsaw carvings to pottery, a variety of gifts to choose from

Looking for something different, perhaps unique, for that special someone on your Christmas shopping…

Police: Knightdale man faces child sex abuse charges


KNIGHTDALE — Police charged a Knightdale man with child sex offenses this week.
Eliseo Antonio Herna…

Red Rams host wrestling tournament in honor of fallen soldier

Wrestling

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s wrestling team held its first Sergeant Dillon Baldridge Memorial wrestli…

Patriots win four in a row

Boys Basketball

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s boys basketball team celebrated its fourth win a row with a 48-42 v…

Hot shooting keeps Wolverines undefeated

Boys Basketball

RALEIGH — Wakefield’s boys basketball team had its best offensive performance of the season so far w…

Vikings defuse Rockets in non-conference game


CREEDMOOR — South Granville held off the high flying Person Rockets varsity basketball team 60-58 on…

YARD SALE 3008 Landrum Drive N

YARD SALE3008 Landrum Drive NW, WilsonSat, 12/18, 8am-UntilPerfume Men & Women $5.00Costume jewelry …

Forest Hills Manor

Baylor becomes fourth No. 1 in last 4 weeks in AP Top 25

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Baylor won the national championship last season without ever reaching No. 1 in the AP Top 25.
The B…

Huge draft day decision on horizon for Panthers: QB or OT?

NFL FOOTBALL

CHARLOTTE — Barring an unforeseen turnaround, the Carolina Panthers appear destined to have a top 10…