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Parrish

Four Johnston schools have new principals

June 21, 2022

SMITHFIELD — Four Johnston County schools have new principals, one for the short term. T.J. Parrish ...

Overbee

Smithfield resident completes academy

June 20, 2022

Peyton Overbee of Smithfield has graduated from the N.C. Community College System’s 2021-22 Advising...

Finance chief Stephen Britt says Johnston schools would be reckless to spend their savings on salaries.

Schools defend budget request

By Scott Bolejack
| June 25, 2022

SMITHFIELD — Johnston school leaders last week defended their request for more county dollars a year...

Melanie Autry asks County Commissioners to support the school board's budget request, which includes higher pay for teacher assistants. Screen capture

Teacher assistant makes plea for better pay

By Scott Bolejack
| June 25, 2022

SMITHFIELD — At the start of last school year, Johnston County was short 100 teacher assistants. Sin...

Chellie Cherry works with exceptional children at West Smithfield Elementary School.

West Smithfield’s Chellie Cherry is an ‘exceptional’ teacher assistant

June 13, 2022

SMITHFIELD — Chellie Cherry is Johnston County’s Teacher Assistant of the Year — for good reasons. F...

The Johnston County Board of Education has awarded scores of teacher contracts.

Johnston teachers receive two-year contracts

June 9, 2022

The Johnston County Board of Education on May 31 awarded one-year contracts to the following teacher...

The Johnston County Board of Education has awarded scores of teacher contracts.

Johnston teachers receive one-year contracts

June 10, 2022

The Johnston County Board of Education on May 31 awarded one-year contracts to the following teacher...

From left, Superintendent Eric Bracy, Johnston school board Chairman Todd Sutton and Reginald Speight, Rural Development’s state director, share a laugh as they sign the grant agreement.

Johnston schools land Rural Development grant

June 9, 2022

U.S. Rural Development announced on Thursday that it was awarding $1.3 million to the public schools...

Bridgewater College is in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley.

Clayton student on Bridgewater list

June 21, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, Va. — Walker M. Johnson of Clayton has been named to the spring semester Dean’s List at...

Members of the Campbell law school class of 2022 pose with Dean J. Rich Leonard.

2 from Johnston earn law degrees

June 2, 2022

Two Johnston County residents have graduated from Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School...

The scholarships are open to young people who have shown livestock at the State Fair.

3 from Johnston are scholarship winners

May 30, 2022

RALEIGH — Three students from Johnston County have received $2,000 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock S...

Mars Hill University is 20 miles north of Asheville.

3 from Johnston on Mars Hill list

June 3, 2022

MARS HILLS — Three students from Johnston County have been named to the spring semester Dean’s List ...

Southern New Hampshire University offers degree and certificate programs online and on its 300-acre campus.

3 from Johnston on SNHU Dean’s List

June 10, 2022

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Three students from Johnston County have been named to the Dean’s List at Souther...

Bob Jones University graduates head to their commencement ceremony on May 7.

Two earn degrees from Bob Jones

May 31, 2022

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Two Johnston County residents graduated this spring from Bob Jones University. Ka...

Two students from Johnston County are on the Dean's List at Grove City College.

2 from Johnston on Dean’s List

June 23, 2022

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Two students from Johnston County have been named to the spring semester Dean’s Li...

Gonzalez

Selma student is Mars Hill graduate

June 3, 2022

MARS HILL — Santos Gonzalez of Selma has graduated from Mars Hill University. He received a bachelor...

Massengill

Student wins grant to study abroad

June 1, 2022

Calli Massengill of Benson has received a $1,000 Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi, a collegiate...

Holley

Johnston teacher is Kenan Fellow

May 27, 2022

RALEIGH — Five Triangle-area teachers, including Dorothy Holley of West Johnston High School, have b...

Students take part in graduation at Johnston Community College.

JCC holds 2022 commencement

May 26, 2022

SMITHFIELD — This academic year, Johnston Community College awarded 79 degrees, 88 diplomas and 407 ...

Luke Jones works on a vehicle during a class  at Wayne Community College.

WCC student receives multiple honors, degree — and a job

May 24, 2022

Luke Jones recently received two of Wayne Community College’s top awards for his program of study. ...


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