Sunday, July 15, 2018

Woman In Wheelchair Struck And Killed By Train

A woman attempting to cross the railroad tracks in her motorized wheelchair was struck and killed by a freight...

Bail Bondsmen Charged With 2017 Shooting Of Two People

Two bail bondsmen are facing felony charges for the shooting of two people outside a Smithfield hotel in 2017. Chris...

School Board To Sell Land At Clayton School

The Johnston County Board of Education plans to sell about one-fourth of the land they own on North Mial...

Deputies Need Help Identifying 3 Break-In Suspects

An assault rifle was among several firearms stolen from a Johnston County home during a break-in.  The Johnston County Sheriff's...

Burglars Caught Near Four Oaks

An alert neighbor is being credited with helping Johnston County deputies capture two burglary suspects before they could flee...

Funeral Book Stolen During Break-In

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a residential break-in where thieves took some unusual items. On July 11th, a...

State Sees First EEE Case Of The Year

Equine owners encouraged to vaccinate animals Raleigh - A four-year-old quarter horse stallion in Richmond County was euthanized after contracting...

Longhorned Tick Found in North Carolina

A new species of tick has found its way to North Carolina. Recent tick surveys sent to the U.S....

Nash County Sheriff’s Office Competes In Viral Lip Sync Battle

The Nash County Sheriff's Office is one the latest law enforcement agencies to release a lip-sync video. The video...

Clayton Man Arrested By FBI Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison

A 37 year-old Clayton man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison followed by 10 years of...

NC 50 South, 21 Secondary Routes In Johnston County Will Be Repaved

An 11-mile stretch of N.C. 50 and 21 secondary routes in Johnston County will be repaved later this summer. The...

Police: Impaired Driver Kills Puppy Tethered To Front Bumper

Suspect Accused Of Threatening Police Officer, EMS Worker Police have arrested a 45 year-old woman on multiple charges following an...

Aggressive Fox Reported in Garner

The Garner Police Department and Animal Control have reported an aggressive gray fox in the vicinity of the 200 block...

Inspections Director: New Housing Permits Should Level Off In 3rd, 4th Quarters

Permits Up 12 Percent During First 6 Months Of 2018 New housing starts during the first half of 2018 increased...

Planning Board To Consider 6 New Subdivisions, 4 Rezoning Requests

The Johnston County Planning Board will consider six new subdivisions totaling 215 lots when they meet this month. The proposed...

New Song In Concert On Sunday

New Song, a special musical ministry of Geneva College from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania will be performing at Edgerton Memorial...

Man Arrested For Stealing Water

A Four Oaks man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly stole water from Johnston County Public Utilities. Public utility...

7 Dogs, 1 Cat Seized During Animal Cruelty Investigation

Resident Charged With 8 Counts Of Animal Cruelty A total of 8 animals were seized from a Johnston County home...

Council Rejects Private Club On South Brightleaf

Over 100 people packed into the Smithfield Town Hall Tuesday evening for a public hearing on a controversial request for a...

County Tax Collection Rate At 99.90%

2018 Property Tax Bills To Be Mailed July 26th The Johnston County Tax Office had the second best tax collection...