Sunday, November 18, 2018

Social Security Matters – Will I Get Spousal Benefits?

Ask Rusty by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: What percentage, if any, should I...

Princeton Forestry Team Preparing For Regional Competition

Princeton High School students on the FFA Forestry team are preparing to compete in the Regional Forestry Competition in...

Councilman Frustrated Over Demolition Of East Smithfield Pool

A pool East Smithfield residents have been asking the Town of Smithfield to reopen for several years will be...

State Highway Patrol Graduates 14 New Troopers

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 14 new troopers at a graduation ceremony for the 146th Basic Highway Patrol...

School Board Approves Contracts

The Johnston County Board of Education approved two contracts for two Central Office employees at their monthly meeting held...

Suspect Steals Street Sweeper

A suspect who stole an $18,000 street sweeper didn't get very far.  A paving company doing work in Smithfield reported...

Car Strikes Building

A 22 year-old man is facing numerous charges after police attempted to stop him for speeding Thursday night, but...

Speeding Driver Arrested For DWI, Police Say

A driver stopped for speeding Friday morning on S. Brightleaf Boulevard was arrested for driving while impaired. At 12:11am, a...

Second Arrest Made In Car Break-In’s

A second person has been arrested by Johnston County sheriff detectives in a rash of car break-ins reported earlier...

Authorities Looking For Tractor Trailer That Damaged US 301 Bridge

The N.C. Department of Transportation has closed the Langley Road bridge over U.S. 301 near Elm City in Wilson...

Developer Seeking Approval For 110 Lot Subdivision

A developer wants to build a large subdivision just outside the Smithfield city limits. The Smithfield Town Council will consider...

New Housing Starts Level Off

After a fast pace during the first half of the year, new housing starts are beginning to level off...

Driver Flees From Troopers With 7 Month-Old In Car

A 32 year-old man is facing a long list of charges following an overnight high speed chase in Johnston...

Police K-9 Helps Apprehend Suspect In Two County Chase

A two county chase with a stolen vehicle Wednesday night ended with the suspect briefly hospitalized after being bitten...

Benson Town Manager Re-Elected To ElectriCities Board of Directors

The Town of Benson’s relationship with ElectriCities is much more than power management. Together, the two organizations have worked on...

Local Veterans Honored

Hundreds of veterans and their families gathered at Smithfield-Selma High for the 14th annual Johnston County Public Schools Veterans...

November 16-22 Recognized As National Farm-City Week

Johnston County Commissioners have proclaimed November 16 - 22, 2018 as Farm-City Week in Johnston County. According to the resolution,...

Civil Rights Center Study: Redistricting Needed To End Segregated Johnston County Schools

A study by a Triangle civil rights organization suggests Johnston County public schools are segregated and more needs to...

5,000 Gallon Sewage Spill Reported

A 5,000 gallon sewage spill has been reported at the Benson Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Town of Benson said the discharge...

Benson Gets First Look At I-95 Expansion Plans

NCDOT offers details to residents, businesses Residents, business owners and town officials got a much-anticipated look at the expansion plans...