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Smithfield-Selma's Anthony Council scores 51 points against West Johnston  HighSchoolOT

Coming into Friday's game against West Johnston, Smithfield-Selma had lost five-straight games. Senior guard Anthony Council wanted to change that.



Two names, big effort earn Smithfield-Selma's Council the Extra Effort Award  HighSchoolOT

Smithfield-Selma basketball star, Anthony Council, who is better known as Man-Man, is this week's Tom Suiter Extra Effort award winner.



Smithfield-Selma High students hurt in head-on collision  WRAL.com

Five Smithfield-Selma High School students were injured Wednesday afternoon in a head-on collision near the school, police said.



Honor Roll: Smithfield-Selma High School  News & Observer

Smithfield-Selma High School has announced its Principal's List and Honor Roll for the second nine weeks of school.



Parent grabs young football player's helmet, slams him to ground during game, Johnston Co. deputies say  WTVD-TV

A 40-year-old man has been charged after deputies said he assaulted an 11-year-old boy during a football game.



Smithfield-Selma football program to honor its Super Bowl legends  News & Observer

Smithfield-Selma High School will wrap its home slate of football games in a big way on Friday night. The Spartans will hold their homecoming events — wiped ...



2600 Johnston grads turn tassels  The Wilson Times

Throughout Johnston County, 2,600 high school seniors received diplomas during commencement exercises held Friday. Corinth Holders High School held its ...



Smithfield-Selma named AVID Showcase School  News & Observer

Smithfield-Selma High School has been named Johnston County first AVID Showcase School.



Parent assaults 11-year-old player at Selma youth football game, officials say  CBS17.com

Two youth league teams gathered Saturday at Smithfield Selma High School for what was supposed to be a friendly game of football, but parents in the stands ...



Hill resigns as Smithfield-Selma football coach  HighSchoolOT

Wes Hill has stepped down as the head football coach at Smithfield-Selma High School, according to Johnston County Schools.



Mayor: Smithfield poised for smart growth  Spring Hope Enterprise

SMITHFIELD — Mayor Andy Moore is presumed to be the youngest person ever elected to the Smithfield Town Council. Before his election as mayor in 2015, ...



Parent assaults 11-year-old player at NC youth football game, officials say  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Two youth league teams gathered Saturday October 27, at Smithfield Selma High School for what was supposed to be a friendly game of football, but parents in ...



Log cabin hosts Neuse Little Theatre  The Wilson Times

SMITHFIELD — Outward appearances can be deceiving. At first glance, The Hut, as the former American Legion log cabin is known, doesn't doesn't look like a ...



Report: Johnston schools divided along race, income  News & Observer

A report by a group pushing for improvement in Smithfield-Selma schools shows a Johnston County school system that has resegregated along racial, income ...



SSS renovates concession stand  News & Observer

For the past year SSS faculty, students and the Class of 1974 have been working to restore the concession stand near the gym.



Ham & Yam Festival to celebrate 35 years  The Wilson Times

SMITHFIELD — Saturday's 35th annual Ham & Yam Festival stands out among other community festivals because of its food. “When some of our food vendors ...



Johnston County trying new way to recruit volunteer firefighters  CBS17.com

Johnston County Public Schools launched a fire science academy for the 2017-18 school year. The first class of teens will conclude this semester's training in ...



SSS class of 2016 begins next chapter  News & Observer

“We've come a long way from where we began,. “Oh, I'll tell you all about it when I see you again.” The Smithfield-Selma High School class of 2016 chose Wiz ...



Two Johnston schools to get major makeovers next year  News & Observer

Cooper Elementary in Clayton and North Johnston Middle school will operate more like charter schools next year, but will stay under county control.



Johnston high school opens indoor shooting range  WRAL.com

Members of the Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Smithfield-Selma High School can now practice their marksmanship without having to ...



Fire academy will open this fall at SSS, Clayton High  News & Observer

Johnston County will open a new career-pathway high school program next school year.



North Carolina high school builds shooting range on campus  WTVD-TV

SMITHFIELD (WTVD) -- Students at Smithfield Selma High School take aim and fire at a shooting range located on school grounds. When they're done, they ...



In tragedy, SSS senior finds motivation to graduate  News & Observer

Mike Creech has fought hard for the right to walk across the graduation stage at Smithfield-Selma High School on Friday. Success in school has never come ...



Johnston plans lab school to put educational theory into practice  News & Observer

The new lab school in Johnston County will be open to middle school students along the Interstate 95 corridor and will focus on interactive learning, school ...



Johnston might close alternative schools  News & Observer

The Johnston County school system is looking to close South Campus Community Middle and High School, two schools under one roof that give off-track ...



Johnston alters transfer policy, caps 24 schools for next year  News & Observer

The Johnston County Board of Education has unanimously passed a slight narrowing of its student-transfer policy. Now students looking to attend a school ...



Driver named police chief in Micro  Spring Hope Enterprise

MICRO— Kevin Driver has been named new chief of police for the town of Micro. Driver began his duties May 1 and replaces former Chief Donna Greene, who ...



Smithfield-Selma relying on seniors, young talent to get back on track  News & Observer

Smithfield-Selma's football team will rely on a sizable group of experienced seniors and an infusion of both numbers and young talent as it looks to get back on a ...



‘We want to hear what you have to say’  News & Observer

The Johnston County school system needs to be more transparent and trustworthy while also promoting a positive perception of schools, according to parents, ...



Cleveland downs Smithfield-Selma volleyball 3-1  News & Observer

Rams gaining confidence after losing four seniors to graduation. Smithfield-Selma displays own level of improvement.



Parks and rec leader to retire  The Wilson Times

SELMA — Joe Carter joined the Selma Parks and Recreation Department as a program supervisor in June 1983 and became the director in 1990, a position ...



2 teens killed in Johnston County train accident mourned by friends, classmates  WTVD-TV

Authorities said two high school students were killed by an Amtrak train near Smithfield Thursday afternoon.



SSS needs help completing campus shooting range  News & Observer

A shooting range on a high school campus? Johnston County has one. Smithfield-Selma High School students, after extensive training, use air rifles to shoot ...



State ready to start next phase of Booker Dairy Road extension  News & Observer

The N.C. Department of Transportation is ready to move forward with widening Booker Dairy Road and connecting it to Ava Gardner Avenue. But the news is ...



Meet Douglas Lecorchick '17 EDD: I Want to Create an Atmosphere of Critical Reasoning  NC State College of Education

Douglas Lecorchick is a new teaching assistant professor of Graphics Communication & Technology for the NC State College of Education Department of STEM ...



Johnston County schools salute first-year teachers  News & Observer

The Johnston County school system has named its First-Year Teacher of the Year for 2014-15. She's Jazmine Walker, who teaches science at Smithfield-Selma ...



School board votes to close South Campus  News & Observer

Despite the emotional pleas of parents, students and administrators last month to save the school, the Johnston County school system will close South Campus ...



Here are Veterans Day events and memorial ceremonies in the Triangle  The News & Observer

A Veterans Day parade is in Raleigh, and ceremonies and events honor veterans across the Triangle.



Corinth-Holders teacher has ‘Flame for Learning’  News & Observer

Laura Hines, who teaches fourth grade at Corinth-Holders Elementary, is the recipient of the 23rd annual Flame for Learning Award as Johnston County's top ...



Former Johnston County teacher faces sex offense charge  WRAL.com

A former business education teacher at Smithfield-Selma High School has been arrested on allegations that he had an inappropriate relationship with a student.



Clayton Chamber names new executive director  News & Observer

Dana Wooten will be the new leader of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce starting in December.



First-year teacher begins career in Johnston’s newest school  News & Observer

Allison Johnson is a first-year teacher at Micro Elementary School. She will welcome her first students on Monday.



Johnston County names Renfrow school superintendent  News & Observer

Ross Renfrow gained two titles Monday – doctor, when he successfully defended his dissertation from East Carolina University, and superintendent of Johnston ...



Police: NC teacher assistant sold heroin at school  My Fox 8

SMITHFIELD, N.C. -- Officials said a teacher assistant with the Johnston County school system is suspended with pay after being charged with selling heroin at a ...



Some school districts balk at charter schools. This one is embracing them.  The News & Observer

Charter schools often spark heated debates about education funding, but such tensions are noticeably absent as Johnston County's second charter school ...



Johnston Co. students save their classmates' Special Olympics  WTVD-TV

Students in Diane Johnson's special education class at North Johnston High School have been preparing for the county's annual Special Olympics for weeks.



Area Summer Youth Sports Camps  News & Observer

Baseball. Clayton Baseball Camp. The Clayton baseball camp will be held at Clayton High School June 15-18 from 8:30 a.m. until noon daily. The cost is $75.



Johnston schools’ budget focuses on teacher raises  News & Observer

At the root of the Johnston County Schools' local budget request is this reality: The district has a teacher problem, hiring them and then convincing them to stay.



Shakeup coming for Cooper, North Johnston Middle  News & Observer

The two schools, listed among Johnston County's lowest performing, could operate more like charter schools next year.



Johnston County needs a new jail. But where?  News & Observer

Johnston County commissioners will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, to talk about options for a new county jail.



Selma Elementary touts colleges, careers  News & Observer

Selma Elementary School recently helped students better prepare for the future by highlighting the importance of high school graduation, college acceptance ...



Smithfield-Selma student to become one of first women in Army position  WRAL.com

A senior from Smithfield-Selma High School will become one of the first women to be a combat engineer when she ships out to basic training in the summer.



Policy changes would restrict school transfers  News & Observer

The Johnston County Board of Education is considering policy changes that would limit the reasons a student could switch schools. The proposed changes ...



‘The March Madness of STEM’  News & Observer

Johnston County robotics team puts CODI to the test at Campbell University.



Johnston schools name employees of the year  News & Observer

The Johnston County school system recently honored employees in a number of specialties. Top honors went to Marie Simmons, Itinerant Teacher/Related ...



Grizzlies will cease operations | Local News  Watauga Democrat

BOONE — The High Country Grizzlies indoor football team announced on its Facebook page that it is ceasing operations for the 2019 season.



Jeff Hunt hired to coach High Country Grizzlies  Watauga Democrat

BOONE — The High Country Grizzlies will go into the 2019 season with their third coach in as many seasons.



Family, friends gather to remember killed Selma teens  WRAL.com

Fond memories flowed through a candlelight vigil at Smithfield-Selma High School Thursday night for two killed students.



Harbor dedicates shelter  News & Observer

Harbor Inc., which provides shelter and other aid to victims of rape and domestic violence, started in Johnston County with a small house, $500 and a donated ...



Todd Sutton tapped to replace Larry Strickland on Johnston school board  News & Observer

Todd Sutton of Kenly will replace 18-year member Larry Strickland on the Johnston County Board of Education. In a special meeting Tuesday, the board chose ...



SSS awards diplomas to 239  News & Observer

Afternoon storms gave way to a sunny evening Friday for the class of 2015's commencement at Smithfield-Selma High School. Family, friends and other ...



Scout restores a forgotten cemetery in Selma  News & Observer

For his Eagle Scout project, Isaac Wells restores a neglected cemetery behind Selma Memorial Gardens.



NC Disaster Relief: Shelters And Other Emergency Information  WFMYNews2.com

WFMY News 2 is working to keep you updated with the latest emergency information coming out of the North Carolina coastal area.



Bridge dedicated to fallen deputy  News & Observer

Paul West was a sheriff's deputy in Johnston County. He was also a brother, son, husband and father. He coached T-ball, baseball and basketball. He loved to ...



Dunigan ~ Fleming  News & Observer

Elizabeth Burton Fleming and Joshua Blake Dunigan were united in marriage on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at six o'clock at The Village Chapel in Pinehurst, ...



Making an Impact in the Triangle: Balfour Beatty's Chad Humphrey, Senior Project Manager  GroundBreak Carolinas

Communication, decisiveness and approachability are only a few tools of the trade that Chad Humphrey carries with him to work each day, both on the job and ...



Smithfield dad battles WakeMed over son's guardianship  WRAL.com

A Smithfield father is fighting for the right to take care of his son, who has been at WakeMed with a brain injury for 14 months.



Smith - Lawrence  News & Observer

Katie Creel Lawrence and Rhett Michael Smith were united in marriage on Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at six o'clock at First United Methodist Church in Morehead ...



Cleveland High community mourns loss of coach John Jacobs  HighSchoolOT

John Jacobs, a graduate fo Smithfield-Selma High School, was the wide receivers coach for the football team, the head varsity boys basketball coach and the ...



Yarbrough - Royall  News & Observer

Jane Franklin Royall and Andrew Hilton Yarbrough were united in marriage on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at six o'clock at the Church of the Good Shepherd ...



Knightdale Officer of Year Thomas Cagle has special best friend  News & Observer

For Thomas Cagle, the Knightdale Police Department's 2015 Officer of the Year, a part of the job always goes home with him.



Cleveland’s Dylan Betancourt wins Two Rivers 3A singles title, Corinth Holders duo takes doubles  News & Observer

Back in mid-February, the idea of a winning a Two Rivers 3A Conference championship this spring wasn't something that Grayson Adams and Brady Best ...



Rolesville boys, West Johnston girls win Greater Neuse River conference championships  News & Observer

The final Greater Neuse River 4A Conference cross country championship featured a bit of the old and the new Wednesday at Wendell Community Park.



Hurricane Matthew | Powerful winds, rains from storm may threaten NC lives, property | Raleigh  News & Observer

Hurricane Matthew dropped torrential rain on North Carolina from Wilmington north through the Triangle on Saturday, producing major flooding, power outages, ...



Knightdale names new police chief  WRAL.com

Town officials on Thursday named Lawrence Capps as Knightdale police chief.



This football star left his final game at halftime to go to war. He's one of 10 NC service members we...  News & Observer

On Memorial Day, we remember these 10 North Carolina *service* members who served in conflicts from the Civil War to Iraq.



High Country Grizzlies Gearing Up for the 2018 season; Team Striving To Impact the Community  High Country Press

By Nathan Ham. The High Country Grizzlies held its annual Media Day on Thursday evening at the Sofield Family Practice Facility on the campus of ...



Raleigh man sentenced to death  WRAL.com

A Johnston County court on Thursday sentenced Hassan Jamaal Bacote to death.



Vets: Alternative to VA hospitals has long waits, payment problems  WRAL.com

Fayetteville, N.C. — Two years after the Department of Veterans Affairs rolled out the Veterans Choice Program to improve veterans' access to physicians, ...



5 Artists Who Will Not be Ignored  CL Charlotte

It is 2017. The only certainty is that the six has changed to a seven. In the new American political climate, where a reality TV star is president of the United States ...



Jerry Sands Stats, Fantasy & News  Anaheim Angels

August 7, 2018, Sacramento River Cats released 1B Jerry Sands. July 12, 2018, 1B Jerry Sands assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Richmond Flying ...



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