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Friday, August 18, 2017

Second Body Discovered

A second body was discovered Thursday evening in rural Harnett County. The remains of a woman were found around 6:30pm...

Illegal Alien Could Face 10 Years In Federal Prison

An illegal immigrant caught with a gun last month outside the Johnston County Courthouse in Smithfield has been indicted...

School Employees Kick Off School Year At Five County Stadium

Thousands of Johnston County Public Schools employees marked the start of the 2017-2018 school year on Wednesday with the motivational event,...

North Carolina Prepared For Solar Show

Teams across North Carolina ready in different ways The star of the show will perform for about two and a...

4 Residential Break-Ins Could Be Connected

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is investigating four residential break-ins reported Wednesday to see if they are all connected.  Investigators believe 3...

Home Surveillance Camera Captures Burglary

A security camera installed by a Benson-area homeowner helped authorities quickly identify two burglary suspects this week. On Tuesday, a...

Two Appointed To Historic Properties Commission

For the first time in recent memory there are no longer any vacancies on the Selma Historic Properties Commission. This...

Commissioners Approve Rezoning Requests

A self-storage facility will be built in the Corinth Holders community after winning approval from Johnston County Commissioners. Two rezoning...

Eagle Scout Recognized For Helping Animal Shelter

Zachary Daniel Shultz from Boy Scout Troop # 714 of Clayton recently received an Eagle Scout Good Citizenship Award...

Man Wanted For Murder

A search is underway for a suspect in a fatal shooting Monday on Keener Road near Clinton. The Sampson County...

Police Officers Donate Guitar To Music Therapy Clients

On Tuesday, Clayton Police K-9 Officer Robert Moyer presented an electric guitar and amplifier to Johnston County Industry's Behavioral...

New Attendance Calendar Approved For Restart Schools

A new school calendar has been adopted for two Restart Schools for 2017-18.  Cooper Elementary and North Johnston Middle are...

Section Of Pondfield Road Will Be Getting New Name

Johnston County officials have approved the renaming of a state maintained road near Princeton. No one spoke during a public...

Police Officer Bitten By Man He Was Trying To Help

A Smithfield police officer was assaulted by a man he was trying to help. Around 2:30pm Monday, Officer J.D. Barbour was dispatched...

SUV, Truck Collide On NC 42

A pickup and SUV collided Tuesday afternoon. The accident was reported just before 2:30pm on Highway 42 East at Front Street in...