Chatham, Harnett and Lee county schools were among the first to announce that they would be closed on Friday, Jan. 4, 2018, because of freezing temperatures and dangerous roads following the snow storm.
Clayton native Chris Archer, a major league pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays, thew a Christmas party in his hometown for homeless teenagers. The kids all got Lenovo laptops, shoes, clothes and other goodies.
Johnston County installed the motto inside the courthouse this week, prompted by a group that wants to see it on public buildings across the state. A Humanist group says it is unnecessary in a 21st-century courthouse and exclusionary to some non-Christians.
Selma Middle School Principal Chris Germanoski outlines why he believes control of the school should remain in local hands. Selma Middle is one of 48 schools around the state being considered for N.C. Innovative School District, which will take five under-performing schools and give them over to charter organizations starting in the fall of 2018.
Should Selma Middle School stay in local hands?
This NC community is getting state money for its downtown. But where is downtown?
Meet Teghan, Johnston County's district attorney's office new service dog