Driver Involved In Two Pursuits, Authorities Say

A 40 year-old man is facing a long list of charges after he reportedly led law enforcement officers from two different agencies on brief...

Troop 210 Eagle Scouts Recognized

Senior Vice Commandant Bob Long of the Johnston County Marine Corps League Carry-On Detachment 1236 presented two Eagle Scout Good Citizenship Awards at a...

Celebrate Of Life Service For Jimmy Capps June 9th At Grand Ole Opry

Funeral arrangements have been announced for musician Jimmy Capps who passed away Monday at the age of 81. Capps was from Benson, NC. He...

Kelli Bynum Named Relationship Manager, VP With KS Bank

Kelli B. Bynum has joined KS Bank as the Relationship Manager, VP for the Garner retail office.  She is responsible for managing the retail office,...

JWL Installs Archer Lodge And Meadow Blessing Boxes

SMITHFIELD -  Less than a year after installing its first four blessing boxes around Johnston County, the Junior Women’s League of Smithfield (JWL)’s newest...

Jimmy Capps Tribute Song Released

BEULAVILLE -  The sudden death of the man known as the "king" of Nashville, Tennessee session guitarists, Jimmy Capps, earlier this month has had...

Suspect Linked To Break-In At Taco Bell / KFC Restaurant

BENSON - The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has arrested a suspect in connection with a break-in discovered last month at the Taco Bell /...

Bystander Helps Deputy Struggling With Suspect

BENSON - A bystander helped a deputy sheriff who was alone on a traffic stop Saturday night in southern Johnston County.  Around 8:00pm, a...

Safety Improvements Planned For Dangerous Highway 27 Intersection

The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced plans to install a new traffic signal at a dangerous intersection on N.C. Highway 27 that has...

State Budget Impasse Holding Up $39 Million For Johnston County

Without a new state budget in place, millions of dollars in funding for residents of Johnston County is being held up in Raleigh. A resolution...