Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Clayton Approves 600-Unit Steeplechase Subdivision

After several similar attempts in the past few decades, a 600-unit subdivision has been approved on a large undeveloped...

Gunman Pleads Guilty To Fatally Shooting Store Clerk

The second of four defendants in the brutal 2016 murder of a Johnston County convenience store clerk has avoided...

Trooper Rescues Dog From Impaired Driver

A Johnston County state trooper rescued a puppy from a convicted habitual impaired driver during a traffic stop. Around 1:00am Saturday, Trooper...

Driver Injured In Crash Near Selma

The NC Highway Patrol has charged a 58 year-old man with reckless driving following a single vehicle accident on...

What Does Drought Mean to a Farmer?

By: Bryant Spivey County Extension Director - Johnston County Center Drought is not a complicated term and most people know what...

For The Second Time In Less Than A Year Police Seize Drugs From Downtown...

A Selma business owner arrested in 2017 after attracting the attention of police because he was walking around in...

Smithfield Woman Nearly Scammed In Bogus $117 Million Sweepstakes

A Smithfield woman nearly lost a large sum of money in a sweepstakes scam. The 69 year-old victim said...

Gray Fox Tests Positive For Rabies

We have an update to a story we brought you last Thursday. The Garner Police Department and Animal Control have...

Employee Facing Felony For $86 Theft

An employee of the Food Lion located at 10105 US 70 Business Highway in Clayton, was charged yesterday (Monday) with taking...

Local Author to Sign Children’s Book at Selma Historical Museum

Evelyn Wool of Selma will read and sign copies of her new children’s book Mischievous Misty at the Selma Historical Museum’s...

Benson Woman Critically Injured In Crash

A Benson woman was critically injured in a rear-end collision in a work zone on Highway 50 north of...

Arrest Made In Stabbing Outside McDonald’s

An employee at a Johnston County McDonald's has been arrested for stabbing a man in the parking lot of...

South Johnston Students Open Summer Pet Salon

Veterinary students at South Johnston High are lending a paw to staff members this summer through the school’s Pet...

Commissioners Approve $13.7 Million In Water District Loans

Johnston County Commissioners approved loans for five water districts at their July 9th meeting. The board agreed to borrow $1.5...

Benson Commissioners Address Wastewater Treatment Plant Issues

Town could still face fines for overflow violations The Benson Board of Commissioners addressed issues related to overflow violations at...

Survive the Drive Initiative Concludes But Efforts Continue

The State Highway Patrol, in partnership with the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, has concluded a multi-agency initiative entitled Survive the...

Benson Woman Linked To Pocketbook Theft, Credit Card Fraud

Security video at two businesses helped Johnston County deputies make a quick arrest in the theft of a pocketbook...

Arrest Made In Theft From Benson Shop

A 67 year-old Clayton man is facing charges following the theft of numerous items from a Benson-area shop. Between July...

Woman In Wheelchair Struck And Killed By Train

A woman attempting to cross the railroad tracks in her motorized wheelchair was struck and killed by a freight...

Bail Bondsmen Charged With 2017 Shooting Of Two People

Two bail bondsmen are facing felony charges for the shooting of two people outside a Smithfield hotel in 2017. Chris...