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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Early Voting Underway

One stop early voting for the November 7th municipal elections is underway. Voters can cast a ballot at the Early Voting Location...

2 Neuse Charter School Students Charged With Making Threats Towards School, Staff Member

Smithfield Police have increased their presence around the campus of Neuse Charter School following alleged threats of violence towards...

Man Who Served Time For 1988 Beating Death, 1991 ‘Hired Hit’ Rearrested

A Johnston County man convicted in 1988 for brutally killing his girlfriend and again in 1992 for shooting a...

Body Found In Yard Of Home

The Harnett County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the yard...

Family Of 4 Injured After Being Struck By Drunk Driver

Four people were injured, one seriously, following a two car accident Wednesday night near Four Oaks involving a suspected drunk...

Driver Crashes Truck Into Advance Auto Store

The driver of pickup truck is facing charges after crashing his vehicle into the Advance Auto Parts at 5992...

Police Captain Receives Distinguished Service Award

Members of the Selma Police Department have selected Captain William "Billy" Thomas as the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished...

Three Meth Arrests Made

Three people are facing charges in unrelated investigations by narcotics agents with the Johnston County Sheriff's Office. Following a four...

Town of Clayton Work Session

The town of Clayton held a work session Monday night and covered an array of topics that will be voted on...

Dixon Road Elementary To Host ‘Drugs Uncovered’

Dixon Road Elementary has been selected to host a special substance use prevention program called “Drugs Uncovered: What Parents...

27 Charged In Operation Hailstorm

In the biggest drug operation in department history, Clayton Police put 19 of 27 suspects behind bars Wednesday after...

1,500 Students Could Be Forced To Pay For Textbooks Next Year

As many as 1,500 students in Johnston County Public Schools could be forced to pay for a portion or...

Unlicensed Driver Strikes Police Chief

The Highway Patrol says a driver whose license had been revoked was responsible for causing a crash Tuesday afternoon involving Selma...

Truck, SUV Collide Near Princeton

The drivers of two vehicles were injured in an accident Tuesday afternoon near Princeton. The accident was reported around 5:15pm on Rains Mill Road...

Driver Disposes Of Cocaine In Kool-Aid During Car Chase

A man led law enforcement officers on a brief car chase then a short foot pursuit before being apprehended. SAFE...