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Monday, January 22, 2018

Rouzer Releases Statement On Government Shutdown

US Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) has released a statement regarding the government shutdown. “Our country faces the greatest foreign threats...

Search Continues For Suspect Wanted For Crimes At 3 Churches

The search continues for a Johnston County man wanted for crimes at three Johnston County churches. Last Sunday morning Jan. 14th,...

Teen Arrested On Marijuana Charges During Traffic Stop

A Benson teenager was arrested Sunday night on charges he had more than 44 grams of marijuana in his vehicle during...

Driver Found Unresponsive In Front Of Community Building

A concerned citizen called authorities after spotting a suspicious vehicle last Friday night, Jan. 12th in front of the...

A Look Back To January 20, 1953

Although the local train station had telegraph facilities early in Selma’s history, the first evidence of a local telephone...

Motorist Arrested On Numerous Charges

What started out as a routine traffic stop for a taillight violation on a car ended with the arrest...

Two Dead Following Wayne County Mobile Home Fire

Two bodies were found inside a singlewide mobile home after firefighters extinguished flames at the residence on Friday. Four Wayne County...

Road Conditions Improving

Road conditions are improving across Johnston County but slick spots still remain on some secondary roadways, particularly in shaded...

Police Officer Won’t Face Charges For Off-Duty Fatal Shooting Of Neighbors Dog

The Johnston County District Attorney's Office has ruled that no criminal charges will be filed against a police captain...

Dollar General Store Robbed

No injuries were reported following the robbery of a local Dollar General store Thursday night. Smithfield Police responded to the Dollar General...

Search Warrant Leads To 3 Arrests

Three people are facing felony charges after their arrests during a search warrant at a home last Friday. The Johnston...

Occupants In Speeding Car Linked To Unreported Burglary

Two young men were arrested moments after they had just burglarized a home, even though the crime had not...

Clayton Councilman Butch Lawter Announces Bid For County Commissioner

A well-known Clayton leader is hoping to take his long-time municipal experience up to the county level. Four-time Clayton Councilman...

Mancuso Named New Smithfield-Selma Chamber President

The Greater Smithfield-Selma Area Chamber of Commerce will be under new leadership very soon. After an extensive search and...

Man Arrested In DWI Crash Lost Father To Drunk Driver

A Johnston County man arrested for a drunk driving accident knows all too well the dangers of drinking and...