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Best of Johnston County!

A podcast dedicated to providing clarity and support in the complicated world of family law. Each week, we deliver critical insights and helpful advice on divorce, child custody, and other family law issues.

Now, here's your host, Jonathan Breeden!


Most Latest Podcast

Navigating Growth and ABC Management with Chad Stewart

By ProductionAccount | May 13, 2024

Join us on The Best of Johnston County Podcast where we sit down with Chad Stewart, former County Commissioner and current head of Johnston County ABC stores. Discover Chad’s deep roots in our community, his journey through politics, and his dedicated role in managing our local ABC stores. Learn how he balances family, community service, and his passion for Johnston County.

Tune in for an insightful episode that explores local governance, business, and civic engagement right here in Johnston County.

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Shaping Future Stars in Johnston County Schools

By ProductionAccount | May 6, 2024

In this special episode of The Best of Johnston County Podcast, dive into the colorful world of arts education with Sarah Fawn McLamb. Discover the various fine arts programs offered by Johnston County Public Schools, learn about the positive impact these programs have on students, and find out how your child can get involved.

Plus, listen in as we highlight the community’s dedication to nurturing young talent and fostering a love for the arts. Perfect for parents and art enthusiasts alike, this episode showcases the vibrant arts culture thriving in our schools and community.

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Understanding Child Support Laws with Jonathan Breeden

By ProductionAccount | April 29, 2024

In this special “Ask Anything” edition, delve into the often complex world of child support in North Carolina. Discover how it’s calculated, the impact of not paying, and how orders can change over time. Whether navigating a personal situation or simply curious about family law, this episode offers valuable insights directly from the legal field.

Don’t miss out on expert advice and answers to common questions that can help guide anyone through the intricacies of child support laws. Tune in to The Best of Johnston County Podcast to learn more and empower yourself with knowledge!

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Triple S Band Director Brian Jones Talks Music & Community

By ProductionAccount | April 22, 2024

In this inspiring episode of The Best of Johnston County podcast, join us as we sit down with the esteemed Triple S Band Director, Brian Jones. Dive into the world of music and community as Brian shares his experiences shaping young musicians and fostering a love for the arts in our county.

Discover the impact of music education on our youth and the power it holds to unite us all. Tune in and be moved by the stories and passion behind our local music scene. Don’t miss this harmonious blend of melody and community spirit!

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Hanley House Journey from Cleveland to Miss America’s Teen

By ProductionAccount | April 15, 2024

Join us on The Best of Johnston County podcast as we dive into the inspiring journey of Miss America’s Teen, Hanley House. From her roots in the Cleveland community to capturing one of the most coveted titles, Hanley shares her heartfelt story and the challenges and triumphs along the way.

Discover how dedication, community support, and embracing every opportunity can lead to unexpected and life-changing paths. Whether you’re a longtime resident or just love uplifting stories, this episode promises insights and inspiration.

Tune in, be inspired, and explore the beauty of growth and community spirit.

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Realtor Donald O’Meara on Johnston County Real Estate

By ProductionAccount | April 8, 2024

Welcome to The Best of Johnston County podcast! In this episode, I sit down with realtor Donald O’Meara to discuss all things Johnston County real estate. We dive into the current market trends, the best neighborhoods to live in, and the unique charm of this area.

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or looking to invest, this episode is packed with valuable insights and tips. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from a local expert.

Tune in now and discover why Johnston County is the place to be for all your real estate needs.

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Ask Jonathan Breeden Anything: Child Custody Types – Exploring the Complexities of Family Law

By ProductionAccount | April 1, 2024

In this episode of The Best of Johnston County Podcast, we dive into an important topic that affects many families: child custody types. Join us as we explore the different types of child custody arrangements and answer your burning questions about this complex subject.

Whether you’re a parent going through a custody battle or simply curious about the legal aspects of child custody, this episode is for you.

Tune in to gain a better understanding of the different custody types and how they can impact children and families. Don’t miss out on this insightful conversation on The Best of Johnston County Podcast!

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Dr. Tim Sims: Your Trusted Hometown Dentist in Johnston County

By ProductionAccount | March 25, 2024

Join us on this episode of The Best of Johnston County Podcast as we sit down with Dr. Tim Sims, your trusted hometown dentist in Johnston County. Dr. Sims shares his passion for dentistry and his commitment to providing top-notch dental care to the community.

From preventive treatments to cosmetic procedures, he discusses the wide range of services his practice offers.

If you’re looking for a dentist you can trust, tune in to hear why Dr. Tim Sims is the go-to choice for dental care in Johnston County.

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Discover the Secrets to Financial Success with Chris Key

By ProductionAccount | March 18, 2024

On this episode of The Best of Johnston County Podcast, I sit down with my good friend Chris Key, a Cleveland resident and financial advisor extraordinaire. We discuss the importance of starting early when it comes to saving and investing, as well as the common mistakes people make with their finances.

Chris also shares his involvement in bringing the Miracle League Park to Smithfield, a baseball field for children with disabilities.

Tune in to hear Chris’s insights and advice on financial planning and community service in Johnston County.

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Economic Development in Johnston County with Chris Johnson

By ProductionAccount | March 11, 2024

Join us on The Best of Johnston County Podcast as we delve into the world of economic development in Johnston County with Chris Johnson. In this episode, we explore the various initiatives and projects that are driving growth and prosperity in our community. From attracting new businesses to fostering entrepreneurship, Chris shares valuable insights and success stories that highlight the potential of Johnston County.

Whether you’re a local resident or a curious listener, this episode will give you a deeper understanding of the economic landscape in our county.

Tune in now to discover how Johnston County is paving the way for a thriving future.

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Ask Jonathan Anything: Part 4

By ProductionAccount | March 4, 2024

In this episode of The Best of Johnston County Podcast, we’re diving deep into the world of estate planning, probate, and living trusts. Join me as I answer your burning questions about these important topics. Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or a seasoned investor, understanding how to protect your assets and ensure a smooth transfer of wealth is crucial. Tune in to gain valuable insights from experts in the field and get the answers you’ve been seeking.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to secure your future and leave a lasting legacy for your loved ones. Listen now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

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Johnston County Commission Candidate Discusses Managing Growth and Infrastructure

By ProductionAccount | February 26, 2024

In this week’s episode of The Best of Johnston County Podcast, I speak with Bill Stovall, a candidate for Johnston County Commissioner. We discuss Bill’s background in infrastructure development with the NC Department of Corrections, as well as his vision for balanced growth in Johnston County. Bill shares his thoughts on the recently approved county land use plan, the need for more commercial development, and his ideas for funding large capital projects like the proposed Cleveland Community Park.

Whether you live in Cleveland, Flowers Plantation or elsewhere in District 6, tune in to hear more about Bill Stovall’s goals if elected as County Commissioner.

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A Deep Dive with Tim Little: Johnston County’s Future Unfolded

By ProductionAccount | February 19, 2024

On this episode of The Best of Johnston County Podcast, I sit down with Tim Little, a candidate for the Johnson County Commissioners in the Republican primary. We discuss his background in civil engineering and his experience working with the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Tim shares his thoughts on managing growth in the county, addressing water and wastewater capacity issues, and the importance of parks and recreation for the community.

If you’re interested in learning more about Tim’s campaign and his vision for Johnston County, be sure to tune in.

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Building Community Through Football: A Conversation with Scott Riley

By ProductionAccount | February 12, 2024

Join me as I sit down with Scott Riley, the head football coach at Cleveland High School, on the latest episode of The Best of Johnston County Podcast. We discuss his journey to Johnston County, what makes a great leader, and how he continues to produce winning teams year after year. We also delve into his love for coaching in Johnston County and the sense of community that has been built around the Cleveland High School football program.

Don’t miss this inspiring conversation with a dedicated coach who is making a difference in the lives of his players.

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Hometown Hero: Life-Long Local Ted Godwin Discusses 12 Years Serving Johnston County

By ProductionAccount | February 5, 2024

On this episode of The Best of Johnston County podcast, Attorney Jonathan Breeden sits down with Johnston County Commissioner Ted Godwin. Commissioner Godwin shares his lifelong local roots, small-town upbringing, and what inspired him to first seek public office back in 2008. After 12 years serving the community he loves, Ted still has a passion for managing growth and preserving the open spaces and small-town feel of Johnston County while welcoming smart commercial development.

Tune in to hear Godwin’s unique local perspective on the county’s explosive 300 million dollar budget, what civic service means to him, and his vision for balancing quality of life and economic progress in the years ahead. If you want the inside scoop from a true Johnston County hometown hero, don’t miss this candid conversation.

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Ask Jonathan Anything: Part 3

By ProductionAccount | January 29, 2024

In this special episode of The Best of Johnston County, join us as we dive into a candid Q&A session on family law. We’ll explore the ins and outs of child support, including how it’s calculated and the nuances of court orders. Whether you’re navigating your own family law challenges or just curious about the process, this episode offers valuable insights into the legal landscape of family support. Tune in for an informative discussion that sheds light on these important topics.

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Navigating Growth in Johnston County: Patrick Harris’ Visionary Leadership

By ProductionAccount | January 22, 2024

Join Jonathan Breeden for a deep dive into Johnston County’s growth and future with County Commissioner and former Fire Chief Patrick Harris. Learn about the changes shaping the community in this engaging episode of Best in Johnston County Podcast.

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Boosting Athletic Excellence: Alyssa Hellman’s Dynamic Journey in Johnston County

By ProductionAccount | January 15, 2024

Discover the drive behind Johnston County’s athletic progress with Alyssa Hellman of Dynamic Performance Training and the Greater Cleveland Athletic Association. Join us for an energizing episode with host Jonathan Breeden on the Best of Johnston County Podcast.

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Empowering Local Entrepreneurs: Woody Bailey’s Tech Vision for Johnston County

By ProductionAccount | January 8, 2024

Join host Jonathan Breeden and his very best friend Woody Bailey, local entrepreneur and owner of Woody’s Computing Services, as they discuss the intersection of small-town charm and tech industry growth in Johnston County.

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Reimagining Public Spaces: Adrian O’Neal on Johnston County’s Park and Rec Development

By ProductionAccount | January 1, 2024

Get firsthand insights into the future of public spaces in Johnston County with Parks and Open Space Director, Adrian O’Neal. In this episode of the Best of Johnston County Podcast, host Jonathan Breeden delves into the upcoming countywide park plan and the roles of leaders in shaping its implementation.

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Ask Jonathan Anything: Part 2

By ProductionAccount | December 25, 2023

Navigating divorce can be complex. Get your frequent queries answered directly by Jonathan Breeden, an experienced divorce attorney, in our latest episode of The Best of Johnston County Podcast.

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Home Sweet Home in Johnston County: Bart Poynor on Mortgages and More

By ProductionAccount | December 18, 2023

Dive into the world of mortgage brokering in this illuminating episode of the Best of Johnston County Podcast. Join Jonathan Breeden as he chats with seasoned mortgage broker, Bart Poynor, to bring you inside tips and personal perspectives on life in Johnston County.

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Backpack Buddies

By ProductionAccount | December 11, 2023

In this episode, Jonathan Breeden puts the spotlight on a remarkable community initiator, BackPack Buddies. Tune in as we talk to Mandy Williams, who shares her heartwarming mission to combat food insecurity among children in the Johnston County school system.

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Dedicated to Johnston County: An Intriguing Conversation with Representative Donna White

By ProductionAccount | December 4, 2023

This episode dives into the vibrant community spirit of Johnston County. Join Jonathan Breeden as he welcomes Representative Donna White, a stalwart advocate for the county and a significant voice in the North Carolina General Assembly.

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From Small Town to Booming County: A Conversation with Annice Broadwell

By ProductionAccount | December 4, 2023

In this episode of the Best of Johnston County Podcast, join host Jonathan Breeden as he welcomes Johnston County native and real estate developer Annice Broadwell. Together, they delve into the county’s past, present, and future.

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The 10 Commandments of Family Law

By ProductionAccount | November 27, 2023

Join Attorney Jonathan Breeden, the owner of Breeden Law Office, as he leads us into the heart of Johnston County in this inaugural episode, giving listeners an exclusive insiders’ look at the bustling local scene and the role of his practice within this thriving community.

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Ask Jonathan Anything: Part 1

By ProductionAccount | November 20, 2023

In a shift from traditional interviews, Jonathan Breeden, your host and renowned attorney, takes the hot seat. Tune into this unique episode of The Best of Johnson County Podcast and dive into the nuances of divorce law as Jonathan answers commonly asked questions to provide clarity and understanding about the divorce process.

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Growth and Perspectives: A Journey through Johnston County

By ProductionAccount | November 13, 2023

In a candid talk, Jonathan Breeden converses with local business man, Paul of HTR Commercial, about the stunning transformation Johnston County has witnessed over past decades. From burgeoning neighborhoods to prospering businesses, they discuss how strategic planning and development have made Johnston County a coveted North Carolinian destination.

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Embarking on the Journey: The Best of Johnston County Podcast’s Maiden Voyage

By ProductionAccount | November 1, 2023

In this inaugural episode of The Best of Johnston County podcast, meet Jonathan Breeden, a dedicated family law attorney who’s made Johnston County his legal home. Tune in for an intimate introduction and an unfolding narrative.

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About The Best Of Johnston
County Podcast

“Best of Johnston County" is a heartwarming, educational podcast that dives into the stories that make this community unique. Brought to you by the trusted legal experts of Breeden Law Office and hosted by Jonathan Breeden, this show creates a platform showcasing all aspects of life in Johnston County. It features insights from business owners, political figures, community members, and even engages with significant subjects in the realm of family law. Amid the daily hustle and bustle, sometimes, we just take a step back to appreciate what lies at the heart of Johnston County.