Monday, April 23, 2018

A Second Chance Was All He Needed

Sometimes all we need in life is a second chance.  Johnston County Industries (JCI) Behavioral Health and Community-Based Services recently...

Johnston County Schools Teacher Assistant of the Year Named

Teacher Assistant Carol Harper from Selma Elementary School was named this year’s Teacher Assistant of the Year at the Association’s...

Man Accused Of Selling Vehicle He Didn’t Own

In February, a man purchased a used Chevrolet 2500 pickup truck for just $1,500 in cash. It was a...

Elderly Woman Scammed Out Of $8,500

An elderly Johnston County woman lost $8,500 last week in a telephone scam. Authorities said the victim almost sent...

Fire Destroys Mobile Homes, Travel Trailer

Several fire departments responded to a fire around 3:30am today (Friday) near the Johnston-Nash County line. Crews arrived on the...

Two Injured In US 70 Crash

The drivers of two vehicles were injured in a collision on US 70 at Swift Creek Road just west...

Broken Water Line Repaired

Several businesses were without water service Friday morning due to a broken water line. The Town of Smithfield said a main water...

JCSO: Man Provided Alcohol, Drugs To Girls Before Inappropriately Touching Them

A 54 year-old Johnston County man is facing several charges following incidents with four teenage girls. The Johnston County Sheriff's...

4 Corinth Holders Students Charged With Affray

Four students from Corinth Holders High School were charged with fighting on school grounds on Thursday. A school resource officer reported...

Man Who Served Time For 2012 Break-In’s Rearrested

Less than 4 months after his release from prison on numerous burglary charges, a Selma man was rearrested Thursday night during...

Fundraising Efforts For Deputy Ongoing

Fundraising efforts for the family of a Harnett County deputy recovering from gunshot wounds sustained in a April 14th...

Get Ready Pet Owners, Jade’s Jam Is Back

Dogs will be aplenty at the Singing Grove The Benson Singing Grove will once again come alive with the sounds...

Man Charged With Taking Indecent Liberties With A Child

Following a nearly 6 month long investigation, criminal charges have been filed against a Johnston County man. On October 24,...

Student Free On Bail Rearrested After Returning To School

A 16 year-old student at West Johnston High School, identified by authorities as a suspected member of the Bloods...

One-Stop Early Voting Underway

If you want to avoid long lines for the May 8th primary you can take advantage of one-stop early voting that...

Homeowners’ Insurance Rate Increase Takes Effect Oct. 1st

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey says the N.C. Department of Insurance has ended the legal dispute with the North Carolina...

Rouzer Introduces Bill To Protect Veterans Credit

After hearing from multiple veterans in the Seventh Congressional District encountering issues with their credit, as a result of...

Highway Patrol Participating In Drive To Save Lives Campaign

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol will join law enforcement agencies in every state along I-95 to reduce collisions...

Electric Utility Work Along Vinson Road

A licensed electrical and utility contractor based out of Hope Mills will be doing some electrical work for the...

Fisherman Claims He Was Robbed

A 29 year-old man says he was the victim of an armed robbery while fishing at a rural pond. Last...