Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Police Identify Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Train

Selma Police have released the identity of a man struck and killed by a freight train. Police said 54 year-old...

Top 10 Johnston County Baby Names For 2018

1,179 Marriages Recorded, 1661 Births Johnston County Register of Deeds Craig Olive has released his annual list of the 10...

Program On The Inventor Of Vicks Vaporub Saturday In Selma

The Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum will present a program on the life and times of Lunsford Richardson,...

Clayton High’s Tyler Ellis Recognized

Tyler Ellis, a senior at Clayton High, was recognized at the January meeting of the Johnston County Board of...

Teen Says He Was Stabbed And Robbed

A Four Oaks teenager said he was stabbed with a knife then robbed of his money while at his...

Deputy Struggles To Subdue Suspect During Traffic Stop

A Johnston County deputy had to struggle with a suspect during a traffic stop beside Highway 70.  It happened around...

Police Seize Gun, Marijuana

A 22 year-old Selma man is facing felony charges following a traffic stop by Selma Police. Officer said they stopped...

Winter Heating Season Is A Good Time For Radon Testing

As families button up their homes to guard against winter’s chill it is an ideal time to make plans...

Cold Weather Helps Authorities Capture Wilson’s Mills Shooting Suspect

The suspect in a shooting near Wilson's Mills late-Saturday is in custody.  Around 10:30am today (Monday), the Johnston County Sheriff's...

Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Train

A pedestrian walking on the railroad tracks in Selma was struck and killed by a freight train. It happened Sunday...

Clayton Church Requests Rezoning For Future Expansion

A public hearing will be held Tuesday night on a request by a Clayton church to expand. Members of New Trinity...

Nancy Cole Named Four Oaks Chamber Teacher Of The Month

The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce has named Nancy Cole the January Teacher of the Month recipient. Nancy Cole was...

Suspect Wanted For Break-In At GALOT Motorsports

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance images of a suspect wanted for a Jan. 13th break-in at...

Man Charged With Taking Indecent Liberties

A two month investigation by Smithfield Police has led to the arrest of a 35 year-old man on indecent...

Who To Contact, Social Security Or Medicare?

By Brenda Brown Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Fayetteville, NC Sometimes it is confusing to know whom to contact and...

Vincent Takes Over Town Manager Role In Angier

Ready to face future growth The Town of Angier has a new man in the town manager’s seat. His name...

Marijuana Seized During Traffic Stop

A state trooper arrested a Wayne County man during a traffic stop Thursday night in Johnston County. The trooper stopped...

Roads Added To DOT State Maintained System

Johnston County Commissioners, at their January 2019 board meeting, approved a request by the NC Department of Transportation to...

What’s the #1 Best-Ranked Diet of 2019?

By Cassidy Hobbs Hall Area Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Johnston County Cooperative Extension If you’re new to Johnston County, or if you...

Medical Laboratory Technology Class Pinned

Wayne Community College recognized the eight members of its 2018 Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) class in a formal pinning...