Sunday, August 19, 2018

National Weather Service Special Weather Statement

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorm are possible through Midnight tonight (Sunday) across Central NC. The primary severe weather hazard will be...

Benson’s Reese Honeycutt Crowned Wee Miss Princess of NC

Reese Taylor Honeycutt was crowned Wee Miss Princess of North Carolina 2018 during the 25th annual Princess of North...

South Johnston Ag Teacher Named Teacher of the Year

The Johnston County Board of Education recognized South Johnston High School agricultural teacher Kendall Parker for being named the...

Two Johnston County School Students Selected To All National Choir

The Johnston County Board of Education recognized Corinth Holders High School student Sarah Freeman for being one of two...

August 19-25 Proclaimed African American Family History Week In Johnston County

A number of events are planned throughout Johnston County the week of August 19th - 25th as part of...

North Carolina Ag Officials Declares Sweet Potato Weevil Quarantine For Two SC Counties

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has established Berkeley and Jasper counties in South Carolina as...

Selma Area Shooting Incident Under Investigation

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is releasing very few details following a shooting incident at a home Friday morning. Numerous...

Johnston County Names New Tax Administrator

The Johnston County Board of Commissioners announced Friday the hiring of Jocelyn Andrews as the new Johnston County Tax...

Intoxicated Burglar Thought He Was In New Jersey

A highly intoxicated burglary suspect was captured inside a Smithfield business Thursday. Around 7:00am, Johnston County deputies responded to a...

Woman Charged With Stealing $400 Worth Of Victoria’s Secret Underwear

A Clayton woman faces a felony charge for stealing more than $1,600 worth of belongings from her niece. Allison Elizabeth...

4 Kilos Of Cocaine Seized During I-95 Traffic Stop

The Nash County Sheriff's Office has announced details of two major drug related seizures on Interstate 95 this week. ...

Selma Officials Honor Former Town Clerk

Members of the Selma Town Council paused during their monthly meeting on Tuesday to remember former town clerk Brenda...

Police Chief: Shooting Of Family Dog Justified

Princeton Police Chief Tyrone Sutton announced Thursday afternoon an internal investigation into the fatal shooting of a pit bull...

Police K-9 Retires

The Smithfield Police Department has retired K-9 Officer Argo from the force.  Argo is 9-1/2 years old and has been...

Rouzer Speaks At Benson Chamber Breakfast

US Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) was the guest speaker at the Benson Chamber of Commerce Breakfast meeting held this...

Ribbon Cutting Held For New GOP Headquarters

Local Republican leaders were on hand for the ribbon cutting of the new Johnston County GOP Headquarters Wednesday afternoon. The...

Body Identified As Missing Man

A body discovered in Nash County has been identified as a missing Rocky Mount man. The body of 23 year-old...

DMV To Hire More Than 100 Examiners, Take Other Steps To Reduce Wait Times

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is making a series of improvements at local license offices to improve service...

Write Letters For Wounded Warriors At PLJCS This Saturday

On Saturday, August 18th from 10:00am - 12:00pm, the Junior Women’s League of Smithfield will host the public and...

Benson Woman Held Under $225,000 Bond

A three month undercover investigation by the Johnston County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division has resulted in the arrest of...