Thursday, February 21, 2019

Two People Injured In House Fire Sparked By Heat Lamp

Two people escaped from their burning home this morning (Wednesday) in eastern Johnston County. The fire was reported at 2:23am...

Restaurant Employee Caught On Camera Stealing Money, Police Say

Police have arrested a 32-year-old Clayton man for allegedly stealing from the safe at Smithfield Chicken & Barbeque where...

Johnston County Early College Celebrates A Decade In Education

Johnston County Early College Academy recently celebrated the school’s 10th year in operation and its many successes over the...

Thomas Named KS Bank Chief Wealth Officer

Roger K. Thomas has been promoted to Chief Wealth Officer for KS Bank.  Thomas has been in the banking industry...

Town Of Benson Receives ElectriCities Award For Excellence

ElectriCities of North Carolina has announced the recipients of the 2018 Public Power Awards of Excellence. The awards align...

February Character Education Students

The Johnston County Board of Education recognized students who demonstrated fairness during the month of February at this month’s...

February County Board Appointments

Johnston County Commissioners made the following appointments at their February monthly meeting: Johnston County Health Board Dr. Eugene H. Maynard was...

Clayton Man Charged With Meth Possession

A SAFE Team deputy arrested a Clayton man on drug charges Tuesday afternoon near Selma. At 3:11pm, the officer was...

Murder-Suicide Victims Identified

Monday night, Johnston County deputies received a routine call reporting a larceny from a home at 728-B Davis Mill...

Robbery Suspect Arrested During Undercover Drug Investigation

A Clayton teen wanted for the robbery of a juvenile was arrested Monday night during an undercover drug investigation...

Social Services Positions Converted To Staff Development

Four temporary positions at the Johnston County Department of Social Services in Smithfield are being converted into two full-time...

Update: ALE Assisting SHP With Buffalo Road Crash

NC Alcohol Law Enforcement is now assisting the NC Highway Patrol with an alcohol-related crash investigation that injured three...

Murray Serves As Page In NC House

Graycen Murray, a student at West Johnston High School, recently served as a Page for the North Carolina House...

Neuse Charter Wrestlers Place At State Tournament

Two wrestlers from Neuse Charter School in Smithfield placed during a State Tournament held Saturday at the Greensboro Coliseum. Franko...

SSS Kicker Jesse Vallecillo Signs With St. Augustine

Smithfield-Selma High kicker Jesse Vallecillo has signed to play football for St. Augustine University. In doing so he becomes...

Heritage Commission Presents “Dancing Stories” Feb. 21st

Actress, dancer, and storyteller April C. Turner will present “Dancing Stories” at the Neuse Little Theatre in Smithfield on...

Deputies Investigating Apparent Murder-Suicide

2:00PM Tuesday - Click Here For Updated Story SELMA – The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is treating the deaths of...

Former Archer Lodge Mayor Appointed Town Administrator

A familiar face has been named the first town administrator in Archer Lodge. The Archer Lodge Town Council has selected...

Troopers Investigating Buffalo Road Crash

The NC Highway Patrol is investigating a weekend crash that sent three people to the hospital.  It happened Saturday night...

Food For Freedom & The Green Revolution

Food For Freedom & The Green Revolution By Bryant Spivey County Extension Director On March 19, 1942, M. A. “Happy” Morgan, the Cooperative...