Saturday, June 23, 2018

Clayton Community Mourns Former Planning Director

Town of Clayton leaders and staff are mourning the passing of former Planning Director James “Skip” Browder. According to...

Thorne Completes Basic Military Training

U.S. Air Force Airman Quasheila Thorne graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The...

Hunter Found Dead In Stand

NC Wildlife and the Johnston County Sheriff's Office are jointly investigating the death of a hunter whose body was...

Officers Conduct New Search For Body Of 2014 Murder Victim

Numerous law enforcement agencies searched a body of water in Sampson County on Thursday for a missing man who was killed...

Wanted Man Found Hiding In Attic

A man who fled from police Thursday was found hiding in the attic of a home hours later. Selma Police attempted to...

Woman Charged With Impaired Driving At 10:30AM

A Selma woman was arrested during a traffic stop on Highway 301 near the Selma police station Thursday morning. A Johnston County...

Deputies Link Teen To Several Crimes

A 17 year-old Clayton teen is facing five felony charges following an early morning crime spree on Jack Road...

State Singing Convention Returns This Weekend

For the 98th year, gospel music fans and performers will gather at Benson’s Singing Grove for the annual State...

Four Oaks Commissioner Resigns

Chris Haley's Resignation Letter Includes 1948 Poem A Four Oaks town commissioner arrested on felony drug charges in Operation JoCo...

22 Year-Old Man Killed In Farm Tractor Accident

One person died Wednesday night in a farm tractor accident.  The fatal accident was reported at 9:30pm in the 1600 block of Norrington Road...

Drug-Laced Photo Mailed To Inmate Intercepted At Johnston County Jail

A drug-laced piece of mail was intercepted this week at the Johnston County Jail. WTSB News has learned a letter...

County Commissioners Approve $227.9 Million Budget

During a special called meeting Wednesday night, Johnston County Commissioners adopted a new 2018-2019 fiscal year spending plan that keeps the...

Police Respond To Domestic Disturbance, Make 2 Drug Arrests

Two people were arrested at a Smithfield motel Wednesday after officers were called to a domestic disturbance. Smithfield Police said they were...

Two Smithfield Homeowners To Get Help to Recover from Matthew

Raleigh – NC Emergency Management announced Wednesday that 18 homeowners across central and eastern North Carolina soon will receive $2.7 million...

Popular Golf Course Closes

Owners say expense too great to repair Golfers of all skill levels who have flocked to Lillington for years for...

Benson Commissioners Approve Budget

The Benson Board of Commissioners approved the budget for fiscal year 2018-19 during its regular scheduled meeting June 12th....

2 of 3 Family Members Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison

United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced Thursday that, Antoine Dewayne Myles a/k/a...

Cleveland Park And Recreation District Bill Falters In NC Senate

Efforts to form a Cleveland Parks and Recreation District suffered a major setback today (Wednesday). For more than a year,...

The Martins To Perform At State Annual Singing Convention

Multi-Dove Award-winning and multi-Grammy-nominated trio The Martins will be featured in Benson on June 23, as the musical family comes...

Man Charged With Stealing Items From Fire Damaged Home

Troubles continue for a 75 year-old Princeton man whose rental home was intentionally set on fire back earlier this...