Sunday, June 17, 2018

Death Of Former Mayor Being Investigated

Sunday afternoon, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office confirmed they are investigating the death of former Fremont Mayor Floyd Anthony...

Smithfield Native Serves as “Workhorse of the Fleet”

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steve Watterworth NORFOLK – A 2013 Smithfield-Selma High School graduate and Smithfield, North Carolina,...

64 More Homeowners to Get Housing Help to Recover from Matthew

State Awards Mitigation Grants to Get Matthew Survivors Into More Resilient Homes NC Emergency Management announced Friday that 64 homeowners across central...

Benson Native Earns Juris Doctor Degree From Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Campbell...

Jarred P. Lee of Benson has completed the Juris Doctor Degree at the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law,...

Harper Appointed To Benson Planning Board

Johnston County Commissioners have approved the appointment of Charles Harper to the Benson Planning Board for the extra territorial...

6 Year-Old Child Struck By Van

A 6 year-old child attempting to cross a busy roadway Saturday afternoon was struck by a van. The collision was...

Smithfield Middle School 4th Quarter Principal’s List And A/B Honor Roll

6th Grade Principal’s List Ashley Barkhau, Bryan Camacho, Kevin Chen, Luis Claros-Garcia, Alex Garcia-Aguilar, Connor Lee, Sherelle McDaniel, Kiara Morales-Aquino,...

9 Fire Departments Respond To House Fire

A total of 9 Johnston County fire departments responded to a mid-day fire Friday off Cornwallis Road in the Cleveland community. The...

Norman C. Denning Sr., 94, Former Johnston County Commissioner

Former Johnston County Commissioner Norman C. Denning Sr. of the Bentonville community passed away on Thursday. He was 94. Mr. Denning...

Search Underway For Suspect Wanted For Robbery, Shooting

A 28 year-old man was shot during an attempted robbery Thursday night.  The Harnett County Sheriff's Office said they got the call...

3 Little Pigs Triathlon To Cause Traffic Detour Saturday Morning

Saturday morning the 3 Little Pigs Triathlon will be held at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatic Center (SRAC) at 600 Booker...

N.C. Farm Act Sent to Gov. Cooper

The General Assembly voted Thursday evening to pass Senate Bill 711 - known as the N.C. Farm Act of 2018 -...

Middle School Teacher Recognized As Teacher Of The Month

The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce has recognized Misty Barrett as June’s Teachers of the Month recipient. Mrs. Barrett was...

Marine Group Honors Johnston County Business On Flag Day

Members from the Johnston County Marine Corps League Carry-On Detachment #1236 aka The JoCo Marines presented a Good Business...

Redskins Honor Mike Wooten With 1987 Super Bowl Ring

Thirty-one years after he played during the NFL strike, Princeton's Mike Wooten and other members of the 1987 Washington...

Clayton Student to Study Russian in Moldova on US Department of State Scholarship

Willow Stone, a high school student in Clayton, has been awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)...

Sheriff To Auction Unclaimed Property, Surplus Vehicles

Smithfield - The date of the annual Johnston County Sheriff’s Office unclaimed property and surplus vehicle sale has been...

Four Oaks Property Tax Rate Increasing 7 Percent

Four Oaks - The Four Oaks Town Council adopted a new $1,722,100 fiscal year budget Monday night that includes an increase...

Council Awards First Bid For Water Plant Expansion

Smithfield - The Smithfield Town Council has awarded their first bid for the expansion of the Smithfield Water Plant...

Animal Hospital Break-Ins Connected

Two Johnston County animal hospitals were broken into minutes apart this morning (Thursday) and the Johnston County Sheriff's Office...