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Friday, September 22, 2017

Murder Charge Filed In Death Of 2017 West Johnston High Graduate

A person accused of providing heroin to a Benson teenager who overdosed and died from the illegal drug last...

Police Impersonator Arrested After Stopping Car

A blue light bandit was arrested Thursday night after he alleged stopped a car near Benson. A motorist was traveling down Highway...

SUV Overturns On Highway 301

A SUV ran off Highway 301 and overturned in a ditch Friday morning. The single vehicle accident was reported around 8:30am near the...

Car Strikes Mobile Home

Two vehicles collided Friday morning in northern Johnston County sending one of the vehicles into the side of a mobile home. The...

Two More Arrests Made In Meth Lab Find

Two more arrests were made Thursday bringing the total number of people now charged with a methamphetamine lab investigation to four. On...

Stepfather Arrested After 10 Year-Old Accidentally Shot Himself

A 10 year-old boy is recovering from a serious gunshot wound to the face after he shot himself Thursday night. The Sampson...

Teen Who Forced Lockdown At High School Arrested On Gun Charge

A teenager has been charged possession a gun on school property in an incident Wednesday that forced the campus to be...

Johnston 911 Center Re-accredited

The Johnston County 911 Communications Center has been re-accredited in three protocol disciplines. The local 911 Center is only...

Bids Awarded For Street Resurfacing

The Town of Selma will tap into reserve funds to pay for resurfacing projects for nine city-owned streets. The Town...

Commissioners Approve Rezoning Requests

Two rezoning requests received approval this month from Johnston County Commissioners. In a 6-to-1 vote, the board approved a request...

A Look Back To 1960 And A Tobacco Sale In Smithfield

It's 1960. Elvis pulls his hitch in the U.S. Army, the Dallas Cowboys and Minnesota Vikings join the National Football League, the Chicago Cardinals move...

Semi Hauling Vodka Overturns

A tractor trailer loaded with vodka overturned in Clayton Thursday morning causing traffic delays. Around 6:00AM the tractor trailer driver, Johnathan Davis Chrissy, 33, of...

Fire Destroys Benson Farmhouse

Several pets perished in a fire at a Benson farmhouse Wednesday night. Fire crews responded to the house fire in the 600...

Fugitive Sexual Predator Captured

A sexual predator wanted by the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Corrections has been captured in the local...

Robbery Suspect Facing Charges In 4 States

The long arm of the law has caught up to a South Carolina man who has been linked to...