Fire Truck Catches Fire

An Archer Lodge fire truck being transported back to the Fire Station on Covered Bridge Road suddenly burst into flames when stopped at the...

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...

Ceremonial Siren Salute Planned Friday Morning For Clayton Fallen Firefighter

CLAYTON - A special ceremonial sounding of an old fire siren will be held at 11 a.m. today (Friday) in honor of fallen Clayton...

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...

Johnston County ABC Board Distributes $250,000

The Johnston County Board of Alcohol Control has declared $250,000 surplus and distributed the funds to the County of Johnston and incorporated towns in...

$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...

6 People Injured In 3 Car Accident

ARCHER LODGE – Six people were injured Saturday afternoon in a three car accident in Archer Lodge. A Nissan SUV and Volvo passenger car collided...

Suspects Charged With Trying To Steal Catalytic Converters

ARCHER LODGE - A Johnston County homeowner reportedly caught two people attempting to steal catalytic converters from two vehicles parked at his residence.  Shortly...

One Person Suffers Burns In Mobile Home Fire

ARCHER LODGE - Officials are investigating the cause of mobile home fire Thursday afternoon that sent one person to the hospital with burn injuries. ...

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...