Thursday, April 19, 2018

Sheriff’s Office Adds Drone To Force

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office recently purchased a Matrice 210 Law Enforcement Unmanned Aircraft System (drone). The unit is...

Mom Arrested After Baby Seriously Burned By Bath Water

A 21 year-old mother has been arrested for felony child abuse after her 1 year-old baby sustained second degree...

Sock Burglar Arrested

A burglary suspect who allegedly wore socks over his hands apparently to avoid leaving any fingerprints has been arrested. Around 12:00...

Clayton Church Honored For 10 Years Of Helping Children Through Global Christmas Project

The Church at Clayton Crossings has been recognized for its service to children in need around the world. For...

International Fair Brings School Mission To Forefront

By Shannon Mann Jules Verne may have written about traveling the world in 80 days, but 6th graders at Neuse...

Medical Issue May Have Contributed To Brightleaf Boulevard Crash

A Smithfield man was seriously injured in a three vehicle accident Tuesday on N. Brightleaf Boulevard in Smithfield.  Police say a medical...

Shoplifter Caught Taking Merchandise From Three Stores

A 26 year-old woman with prior convictions for larceny was arrested Tuesday night after she allegedly shoplifted from three Smithfield stores. At 7:30pm,...

Crash Closes N. Brightleaf Boulevard

A section of North Brightleaf Boulevard (US 301 North) in Smithfield was briefly shutdown Tuesday following a serious three vehicle accident. Around 10:45am,...

Carlton Lamm, 77, Owner Of Dunn Benson Ford

Friends and family are mourning the loss of Carlton Ray Lamm of Benson, the owner of Dunn Benson Ford.   Carlton...

First Park And Ball Field For Children With Special Needs Opens

The Partnership Park and the Miracle League Field opened on Saturday.   The ball field and 1.5 acre park and play space...

State Superintendent Visits Princeton Elementary

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson presented part of $4.8 million made available to school districts in North...

Inaugural SSS Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet April 20

Seven people will be inducted to the Smithfield Selma High School Hall of Fame during their inaugural Alumni Banquet. The...

Strawberry Season Has Arrived

Strawberry lovers won’t have to wait any longer because N.C. strawberry season is here. Growers in Eastern North Carolina...

Troop 726 Eagle Scout Recognized

An Eagle Scout Ceremony was held Saturday afternoon at Powhatan Original Free Will Baptist Church in Clayton for Eagle Scout Christopher...

Smithfield Cops Go Above And Beyond To Help Crime Victim

April 5th was a routine day for Michelle Fields of Smithfield.  Fields had a few errands to run including stopping...

Third Candidate Enters Race For Johnston County Sheriff

With 28 years in law enforcement, long time Benson resident Terry Hake, Jr. announced Monday he will run an independent campaign...

SHP Cruiser, Stolen Car Overturn During 100 MPH Chase

The driver of a stolen car led police and troopers on a lengthy chase that reached speeds up to...

Clayton High FCCLA Club Brings Home 26 Medals From State Competition

Clayton High School FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) competed at the North Carolina state conference on...

NC On Track To Start Sending Housing Recovery Funds To Hurricane Matthew Survivors Next...

Hurricane Matthew survivors that still need help urged to apply today North Carolina is on track to send the first...

New Driver License Examiner Added To Smithfield DMV Office

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will add five new driver license examiner graduates to five driver license offices...