Deputies Chase DWI Suspect Driving Front-End Loader

ARCHER LODGE – Johnston County deputies were led on a low-speed chase by a suspected drunk driver operating a front-end loader. It happened near...

Spray Paint Vandals Cause $6,200 In Damage

Residents in one community are having to clean up their property after vandals caused extensive damage over-the-weekend.  Using florescent orange spray paint, the vandals...

Archer Lodge Man Injured After Being Shot At His Home

An Archer Lodge man was shot at his home Sunday afternoon.  Johnston County deputies responded to the shooting around 2:45pm at an address on...

Traffic Stop Leads To Felony Charges

SAFE Team deputies said they seized approximately one pound of marijuana, an undisclosed amount of cash, and impounded a car following a traffic stop...

Driver Involved In Crash Arrested For DWI

ARCHER LODGE - A woman was arrested for driving while impaired after she ran off Buffalo Road into the woods. The accident was reported...

Junior Women’s League Projects Address Food Insecurity In Johnston County

SMITHFIELD - The Junior Women’s League of Smithfield (JWL) has seen months of hard work by its newest members come to fruition with the...

Additional COVID-19 Funds Disbursed To Johnston County For Public Health And Essential Services

NC Pandemic Recovery Office Disburses Additional $150 Million Of Federal Funds To 97 Counties RALEIGH - Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that an additional $150...

Fred Smith Releases Statement On Election Board Ruling

The Johnston County Board of Elections held a brief meeting Monday afternoon to sign a letter that was sent to the NC Board of...

Two Vehicle Crash Injures Several People

ARCHER LODGE -  A section of Buffalo Road near Archer Lodge was closed for more than two hours this morning (Friday) after a pickup and...

$1.7 Million Loan Approved For New Water Tank

ARCHER LODGE - Johnston County will borrow $1,701,000 to fund construction of a new 500,000 gallon water tank in Archer Lodge. Commissioners unanimously agreed...