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Monday, December 11, 2017

Highway 42 Widening Project Could Start In 2022

To ease traffic congestion and plan for expected growth, state transportation officials are finalizing a proposal to widen an...

Local Girl Scout Earns Highest Award

A local girl scout, Gwyneth Reece of Smithfield, has received the Girl Scout Gold Award, which is the highest...

Quarantine Area For Imported Fire Ant In NC Expanding

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is expanding a state quarantine for the imported fire ant to...

A Look Back To 1935 In Smithfield

It's 1935. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's 'New Deal' is approved by Congress and the federal gold vault is built...

Partnership For Children Of Johnston County Receives Funding For Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Smart Start and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library are working together to bring books to North Carolina’s youngest children through...

West Johnston Student Arrested On Felony Drug Offense

Criminal charges have been filed against a student at West Johnston High School following an incident on campus Wednesday afternoon. JoCoReport.com has...

North Johnston Student Facing Weapon Charge

A 17 year-old student who attends North Johnston High School was arrested Monday before being released on a $1,000 unsecured bond. Shamisha...

Homeless Woman Killed In Crash That Went Unnoticed For Hours

A 33 year-old woman was killed and her boyfriend seriously injured in a fatal crash in southern Johnston County...

Commissioners Will Display “In God We Trust” Motto At Courthouse

Johnston County leaders have agreed to display the motto In God We Trust inside the Johnston County Courthouse in Smithfield.  The decision...

Frosty The Snowman Reported Stolen

Here's a story that really melts your heart. A real life Grinch is being sought after they allegedly stole...

Interim DSS Director Named

Johnston County Commissioners have approved a recommendation made by the Department of Social Services Board to appoint Denise Boyette...

Passenger Arrested, Driver Sought Following Chase

Johnston County law enforcement officers are searching for the driver of a stolen pickup truck that led them on...

Meth Found Concealed On Man Being Booked Into Jail

A Smithfield man was arrested Thursday during a traffic stop on Braswell Road near his home. Around 1:20am, a sheriff's deputy stopped a...

Mother Pleads Guilty To Concealing Deaths Of Infants

Admits To Abusing Drugs, Alcohol During Pregnancies A Smithfield woman pled guilty today (Thursday) to concealing the deaths of two...

Father Charged With Abusing 6 Week-Old Son

A 26 year-old man has been arrested following a police investigation into the alleged abuse of a 6 week-old...