Friday, August 17, 2018

Police Chief: Shooting Of Family Dog Justified

Princeton Police Chief Tyrone Sutton announced Thursday afternoon an internal investigation into the fatal shooting of a pit bull...

Police K-9 Retires

The Smithfield Police Department has retired K-9 Officer Argo from the force.  Argo is 9-1/2 years old and has been...

Rouzer Speaks At Benson Chamber Breakfast

US Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) was the guest speaker at the Benson Chamber of Commerce Breakfast meeting held this...

Ribbon Cutting Held For New GOP Headquarters

Local Republican leaders were on hand for the ribbon cutting of the new Johnston County GOP Headquarters Wednesday afternoon. The...

Body Identified As Missing Man

A body discovered in Nash County has been identified as a missing Rocky Mount man. The body of 23 year-old...

DMV To Hire More Than 100 Examiners, Take Other Steps To Reduce Wait Times

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is making a series of improvements at local license offices to improve service...

Write Letters For Wounded Warriors At PLJCS This Saturday

On Saturday, August 18th from 10:00am - 12:00pm, the Junior Women’s League of Smithfield will host the public and...

Benson Woman Held Under $225,000 Bond

A three month undercover investigation by the Johnston County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division has resulted in the arrest of...

Two People Arrested During Traffic Stop

Johnston County SAFE Team deputies arrested two men during a routine traffic stop.  Officers stopped a car Friday evening in...

School Board Approves Personnel Changes

The Johnston County Board of Education approved the following personnel recommendations from Superintendent Dr. Ross Renfrow at its Tuesday,...

Update: Dog Owner Wants Answers After Police Kill Family Pet

Princeton Police Chief Tyrone Sutton has released new details in the officer involved shooting of a pit bull Sunday...

Bomb Threat Phoned Into Business

A Johnston County convenience store reopened Tuesday night after emergency personnel made sure there wasn't a bomb inside. Around 10:30pm,...

Johnston County To Receive Funds To Elevate Two Flood Prone Homes

NC Emergency Management has announced that Johnston County will receive $288,223 in federal and state funds through the Hazard...

Wendell Names New Town Manager

The Wendell Board of Commissioners has voted unanimously to hire Marvin E. "Marc" Collins III as their new town...

3 People Shot Overnight In Nash County

The Nash County Sheriff's Office is investigating a late night shooting in the Castalia community. Three adults were injured during...

Town Will Reimburse Portion Of New Subdivision Infrastructure Costs

In an attempt to attract more residential growth to Smithfield, the Town Council in February adopted a policy allowing...

Drug Deactivation Pouch Donation To Help Fight Opioid Epidemic

Alliance Behavioral Healthcare entered a unique partnership this week with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals to make 30,000 drug deactivation pouches available...

Selma Museum Receives Grassroots Arts Program Subgrant

The Max G Creech Selma Historical Museum, partnering with the Johnston County Writers Group, is among several local organizations...

Drug Arrest Made During Search For Missing Juvenile

A 23 year-old man was apparently surprised to see a Johnston County deputy show up at a Clayton home...

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...