Thursday, October 18, 2018

Princeton Couple Arrested For Child Abuse

A Princeton couple has been arrested on felony child abuse charges after a 3 year-old boy received a significant...

Vehicles Intentionally Crashed Head-On Then Set On Fire, JCSO Says

Firefighters and law enforcement officers found two vehicles wrecked head-on then set on fire Wednesday afternoon.   Authorities said both acts...

Drug Search Warrant Leads To Arrests

Three people have been arrested and additional charges have not been ruled out following the execution of a drug...

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug, Identity Theft Charges

Bond was set Wednesday night at $112,000 for a Princeton man arrested during a traffic stop on US 70...

County Renews Cell Site Lease

Johnston County has agreed to extend a cellular telephone site lease agreement with New Cingular Wireless PCS that was...

DOT Sets New Date For I-95 Widening Meeting

The NC Department of Transportation has announced the new date for its public input meeting concerning the upcoming I-95 widening...

Update: Principal Working At Same Pay At Central Office

The Harnett Central High School principal who reportedly made a controversial decision to ask a student remove a shirt...

Bentonville Battlefield Fall Festival This Saturday

Take a ride on a wagon around the historic Harper House at Bentonville Battlefield’s annual fall festival this Saturday,...

Junior Women’s League Accepting Applications For Community Impact Grants

The Junior Women's League of Smithfield (JWL) is now accepting applications for Community Impact Grant recipients for the 2018-2019...

Benson Hosting School Board Candidate Forum

The Benson Area Chamber of Commerce will give Johnston County voters an opportunity to hear from the candidates for...

One-Stop Early Voting Underway

Turnout has been steady today (Wednesday) at all three one-stop early voting locations in Johnston County. Voting for the November...

Controversial Principal Remains Employed With School System

The principal who reportedly asked a student to change a shirt with President Trump’s name on it at a...

DOT Approves $58.7 Million Contract To Widen Highway 42 East

The N.C. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday they have approved a $58.7 million contract to widen a 4.6-mile segment...

Arrest Made In Booker Dairy Road Construction Equipment Theft

An arrest has been made in the theft of construction equipment taken from the Booker Dairy Road Extension Project...

Animal Collisions Increase As Temperatures Cool Down

The falling leaves and lower temperatures enjoyed in North Carolina’s autumnal seasons unfortunately results in rising rates of deer...

Volunteers Sworn In For Guardian Ad Litem Program

The Guardian ad Litem Program (GAL) had a swearing-in ceremony recently for volunteer child advocates in District 11. The volunteers...

Buck Management Receives Community Empowerment Partner Award

Johnston County Industries (JCI) recently presented Buck Martin, Owner of Buck Management, with a Community Empowerment Partner Award to...

Here’s How $61 Million School Bond Would Be Spent

Johnston County voters will cast ballots on November 6th on two local bond referendums.   In April, the Johnston County School...

Incorrect Smithfield School Identified In Online Threat

An online threat made against a Smithfield school turned out to be in another state. Tuesday morning, someone saw an...

Local Teacher Nominated For National LifeChanger Of The Year Award

Wilson's Mills Elementary School kindergarten-first grade looping elementary teacher Fallon Pleasants has been nominated for the 2018-2019 national LifeChanger of the...