Thursday, July 19, 2018

Town Postpones Permanent Closure Of Portion Of North 2nd Street

Residents from North Second, North Third and North Streets in Smithfield expressed their concerns to members of the Smithfield...

JCC Breaks Ground on Student Success Center

Project also includes more upgrades to Paul A. Johnston Auditorium Johnston Community College celebrated the groundbreaking of a new Student...

Principal, Assistant Principal Of The Year Selected

Heather Anders, principal of Smithfield Middle School, was selected as the 2018-2019 Principal of the Year for Johnston County...

Watch Out For Fake $150 Dollar General Coupons

You may have seen them already. Fake Dollar General coupons are circulating on social media. The Facebook post claims Dollar...

Benson Man Arrested After Violent Confrontation

Police say he kicked pregnant sister, spit on and punched cops A Benson man was jailed after a family argument...

Dunn Seeking Bids On Road Improvements

Also moving ahead with Tart Park renovation and automated meter reading The Dunn City Council took the first step toward...

Rouzer Appointed As Conferee For House And Senate Negotiations On 2018 Farm Bill

Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) has announced his appointment to serve on a bipartisan and bicameral conference committee charged with...

Girl Scouts Encourages Girls to Unleash Strong with 30 New Trailblazing Badges

Girls can learn important cutting-edge life skills in cybersecurity, robotics, environmental advocacy, space exploration, and more. Girl Scouts - North...

SSS Standout Tion Mickens To Play In East West All-Star Football Game

Smithfield Selma High football standout Tion Mickens has been selected to play in the East West All-Star Game. Mickens, who...

Clayton Police Unveil New Police Car Design

The Clayton Police Department will be updating the look of all their marked police cars.  Monday night, Police Chief Blair Myhand...

Highway Patrol Participating In Nationwide “Best Looking Cruiser Contest”

The American Association of State Troopers has kicked off the 2018 “Best Looking Cruiser Contest” and the NC Highway...

Commissioners Rezone Property For Dump Truck Business

A dump truck business that was operating on a residential tract of land in Archer Lodge has been rezoned...

Town Of Smithfield Applies For $750,000 Community Development Block Grant

The Town of Smithfield has applied for a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) that if approved would go...

Tractor Trailer Wrecks On I-95

A tractor trailer driver ended up wrecking his southbound truck when another vehicle reportedly “cut him off” Tuesday night. The single vehicle...

Heroin Seized Following Arrests At License Checkpoint

A Four Oaks couple was arrested at a Johnston County Sheriff's Office SAFE Team license checkpoint. SAFE Team officers...

Benson Man Arrested Behind Four Oaks Business

A 21 year-old Benson man is facing felony drug charges after his arrest behind a Four Oaks area business.  Around 10:00pm Friday,...

Moped Operator Arrested

A small amount of suspected crack cocaine was found during a traffic stop in the 1300 block of Honeycutt...

Clayton Approves 600-Unit Steeplechase Subdivision

After several similar attempts in the past few decades, a 600-unit subdivision has been approved on a large undeveloped...

Gunman Pleads Guilty To Fatally Shooting Store Clerk

The second of four defendants in the brutal 2016 murder of a Johnston County convenience store clerk has avoided...

Trooper Rescues Dog From Impaired Driver

A Johnston County state trooper rescued a puppy from a convicted habitual impaired driver during a traffic stop. Around 1:00am Saturday, Trooper...