U.S. 70 West Loop to I-40 East to Close Permanently

NCDOT plans to close the U.S. 70 West loop to I-40 East permanently starting July 6... Details

Computer-generated mock-up of an open-space food hall concept

Old North State Food Hall

Greenways Expand in Clayton

Friday, January 28, 2022 2:00 PM

Clayton is home to miles of greenway, which make up portions of much larger trail systems. These trails connect us to the outdoors, from east to west, north to south, and with each other. Sam’s Branch…

Johnston Now 2021 Holiday Guide

Friday, December 3, 2021 8:00 AM

Many thanks to Johnston Now magazine for letting us share this holiday events guide! The larger, and even more cheerful, holiday guide. Thankfully, things have returned to something closer to…

Discover JoCo's Murals

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 2:00 PM

The many downtowns throughout Johnston County have an impressive and growing collection of mural art by local and regional artists. Some simply gorgeous to look at and some interactive in a way that…

Mule Sculpture Installed in Benson

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 9:00 AM

The Town of Benson is excited to announce the installation of its mule sculpture on the pedestal at the intersection of Highways 27 and 50 is now complete. This installation is the culmination of…

FALL in Love with JoCo

Thursday, September 16, 2021 4:00 PM

Autumn is an excellent time of year to explore Johnston County. Starting in September visitors and locals will find many unique festivals to enjoy, and several that honor JoCo’s agricultural…

Clayton Area Outdoor Itinerary

Friday, August 13, 2021 10:00 AM

There's plenty to see and experience in Johnston County, NC. But for the more outdoor minded individual or family, our rural landscapes offers an escape into nature. This isn't rock climbing,…

Smithfield Area Outdoor Itinerary

Thursday, August 12, 2021 5:00 PM

There's plenty to see and experience in Johnston County, NC. But for the more outdoor minded individual or family, our rural landscapes offers an escape into nature. This isn't rock climbing,…
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