Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Update: Principal Wanted For Statutory Rape Found Dead

A Smithfield man wanted for the alleged rape of a 12 year-old girl at a Wayne County charter school...

8th Annual Community Thanksgiving Meal

Serve the Need in Johnston County will hold their annual Community Thanksgiving Meal this Wednesday, November 21st. Organizers are...

Traffic Accident Investigated As Possible Suicide

The NC Highway Patrol and Johnston County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of a pedestrian struck and killed...

Man Charged With Speeding 157 MPH During Chase

A two county high speed chase ended near Princeton Sunday morning after deputies were able to use stop sticks...

Smithfield Man Wanted For Rape Of Student

3:30pm Update - Goldsboro Police have confirmed this afternooon that a body found Friday in Orange County is that...

Help On The Way To Farmers Who Suffered Losses Due To Hurricane Florence

USDA Designates 32 North Carolina Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has designated 32 North Carolina...

Shoplifting Suspects Facing Felony Charges

Police have arrested two people for unrelated shoplifting incidents at the Smithfield Walmart. Around 5:30pm Saturday, Walmart loss prevention called...

Police Investigating Car Lot Break-In

Smithfield Police are investigating the theft of items from six used cars at Landmark Auto Sales on Highway 210. The...

Man Arrested For Breaking Into Church

A Wayne County teenager has been arrested for breaking into a church. Around 1:15am last Sunday, Nov. 11th, deputies responded...

What Does It Mean To Live In Farm Country?

By: Bryant Spivey County Extension Director I was born in rural Chowan County in Northeastern North Carolina. I lived in Tyner...

LEGO Builds “Coopertition” Amongst Johnston County Educators

By: Shannon Mann On Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, several unlikely partners in education came together in only something LEGO could...

Social Security Matters – Will I Get Spousal Benefits?

Ask Rusty by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: What percentage, if any, should I...

Princeton Forestry Team Preparing For Regional Competition

Princeton High School students on the FFA Forestry team are preparing to compete in the Regional Forestry Competition in...

Councilman Frustrated Over Demolition Of East Smithfield Pool

A pool East Smithfield residents have been asking the Town of Smithfield to reopen for several years will be...

State Highway Patrol Graduates 14 New Troopers

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 14 new troopers at a graduation ceremony for the 146th Basic Highway Patrol...

School Board Approves Contracts

The Johnston County Board of Education approved two contracts for two Central Office employees at their monthly meeting held...

Suspect Steals Street Sweeper

A suspect who stole an $18,000 street sweeper didn't get very far.  A paving company doing work in Smithfield reported...

Car Strikes Building

A 22 year-old man is facing numerous charges after police attempted to stop him for speeding Thursday night, but...

Speeding Driver Arrested For DWI, Police Say

A driver stopped for speeding Friday morning on S. Brightleaf Boulevard was arrested for driving while impaired. At 12:11am, a...

Second Arrest Made In Car Break-In’s

A second person has been arrested by Johnston County sheriff detectives in a rash of car break-ins reported earlier...