Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Smithfield Church Finds Permanent Home

One of the things you’ll hear from LifeSpring Church is that they are “For Smithfield.” “We’ve always believed that the...

Investigation Underway After Police Shoot And Kill Dog

Second Bullet Fired By Officer Strikes Car  An internal investigation is underway by Princeton Police after an officer shot and...

Teen Seriously Burned By Grease Fire

An early Sunday morning fire sent an 18-year old victim to the UNC Burn Center in Chapel Hill. Selma Fire...

Update: DWI Charges Filed In Clayton Crash

Driver Still Hospitalized Recovering From Serious Injuries A 22-year-old Angier man is facing additional charges after he lost control of...

Rocking Chair Bandit Arrested

Earlier today (Tuesday), the Nash County Sheriff’s Office responded to several calls from concerned citizens reporting an individual had...

Sisters Bring North Carolina State Title Back To Benson

The Little Miss and Teen Miss North Carolina state pageant was held in the North Carolina Mountains August 9th...

SSS Graduate Performs In Drum Corps International Championships

Jason Daniel Hallam, a 2016 graduate at Smithfield Selma High, performed in the Drum Corps International (DCI) International Championships...

Driver Arrested Following Car Chase

A 40 year-old man driving without a license was arrested following a short chase in the Cleveland area Sunday...

Magistrate Pleads Guilty To Criminal Charges, Resigns

Former Johnston County Magistrate Velody Foye-Byrd of Smithfield pleaded guilty to misdemeanor accessing government computers during a court hearing...

Occupants Ejected When Car Overturns Multiple Times

A small passenger car overturned multiple times Sunday morning ejecting both occupants into a cow pasture. The crash was discovered...

Duke Energy Receives Approval For New Cleveland Substation

To meet the growing demand for electrical service in western Johnston County, Duke Energy will be locating a new...

JCC Recognizes High School Equivalency and Curriculum Certificate Completers

In 2017-18, 136 students earned their high school equivalency diploma.  Johnston Community College hosted a summer commencement ceremony Thursday, August...

Patient Charged With Stealing Doctors Identity

A 34 year-old Clayton woman is face charges from Clayton Police and the Johnston County Sheriff's Office following a...

Search Of Home Leads To Arrest Of Benson Couple

A Benson couple landed in jail after a search of their home Wednesday by NC probation and parole officers and sheriff's...

Cocaine, Handgun Seized From Felon During Smithfield Traffic Stop

A 40 caliber semi-automatic handgun, 13 rounds of ammunition, 3.5 grams of cocaine, digital scales, and drug paraphernalia were...

Drugs Found In Car Stopped For Speeding

A routine traffic stop for a speeding violation led to the arrest of the driver on a felony drug...

Student Facing Criminal Charge For What Was Found Inside Pringles Can

A Cleveland High School student was cited for having marijuana in his possession while on school grounds last week. The...

Campbell Football Holds First Preseason Scrimmage

Buies Creek – Campbell completed its first scrimmage of preseason training campSaturday morning at Barker-Lane Stadium. The Camels will hold their...

Why Health Isn’t Always A Number On The Scale

By: Cassidy Hobbs Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Johnston County Cooperative Extension Growing up, my diet was pretty horrible. The fridge was...

Wayne County Teen Found Shot To Death

Law enforcement authorities are investigating the death of a 17 year-old found dead in Wayne County late-Saturday. The Wayne County 911...