Wednesday, February 22, 2017

18 Suspects Charged Following Major Undercover Drug Operation

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office began rounding up 18 suspects Tuesday following a three month investigation by the Narcotics Division. The...

Father Uses 7 Year-Old Son To Help Hide Marijuana From Officers

A Johnston County man was allegedly caught red-handed trying to hide marijuana plants and paraphernalia from from law enforcement...

Woman Loses Money In Online Dog Scam

A Johnston County woman thought she was buying a pit bull from a special breed line.  Instead she ended...

Woman Arrested For FedEx Package Thefts

Authorities have not recovered $1,700 worth of Yeti coolers mistakenly delivered to the wrong address just days before Christmas...

I-95 Crash Injures Three People

Two cars, a brand new RV and a tractor trailer were involved in a multi-vehicle accident Monday on Interstate...

SSS Strong Community Day April 22nd

Smithfield Selma area schools will come together on Saturday, April 22nd for SSStrong Community Day 2017. The goal of the...

Local Agribusiness Representative Attends 2017 NC State Tobacco Short Course

A Coastal Ag employee, Ryan Lambert of Benson, participated with 45 other tobacco farmers and industry representatives recently in...

Police Arrest DWI Suspect Traveling 3 MPH

A slow moving vehicle got the attention of a Selma police officer Friday night.  Around 9:00pm the officer was traveling...

Pastor Responds To Man Arrested 11 Times For Trespassing At Church

A Johnston County man arrested for trespassing 11 times at the same rural church remains in jail. Last week...

Selma Adopts New Unified Development Ordinance

The Town of Selma has approved changes to their ordinances to make it easier for businesses to locate in...

Brogden Fire Ruled Suspicious

A fire that burned a barn in the Brogden community east of Smithfield Monday night is being treated as suspicious. Crews...

Princeton Man Charged With Sexually Abusing Child

A 60 year-old man was arrested Monday on allegations he sexually abused a juvenile male relative 4-1/2 years ago. Edward...

Arrest Made In Assault On Two 9 Year-Old Girls

A 22 year-old man has been arrested for the alleged sexual assault two children. Authorities were contacted on February 5th...

Inmates Death Ruled Natural Causes

An inmate who stopped breathing in the emergency room at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield Monday died as a...

Garner Police Investigate Robbery, Shooting

Garner Police are investigating an overnight robbery and shooting that occurred on Lenoxplace Circle. According to investigators, 47 year-old Sean...

Police To Discuss Body Cameras

The Garner Police Department will hold two community meetings to discuss body-worn cameras on Wednesday. The first meeting will...

Campbell Football To Hold Walk-On Tryouts Wednesday

Buies Creek – Campbell will hold football walk-on tryouts on Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. at Barker-Lane Stadium. Any full-time enrolled Campbell...

Student Arrested Following Campus Fight

A high school student was arrested last week following an affray on school grounds. The incident was reported last Wednesday...

Meth Lab Found Inside Motel Room

Four people were arrested over-the-weekend after a methamphetamine lab was found in a motel room. Around 2:30pm Saturday, a Four...

Meth-Making Items Found In Wal-Mart Parking Lot

Two people were arrested Saturday afternoon after methamphetamine making items were found inside a car in the parking lot...