Saturday, August 24, 2019






Third Suspect Charged In Murder Of 15 Year-Old

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office announced today (Thursday) the arrest of a third suspect in the fatal shooting of a Clayton teenager last month...

4 Injured, 2 Seriously In Buffalo Road Crash

The NC Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle accident that sent four people to the hospital, two with very serious injuries. The wreck was...

Drugs Found In Woman’s Purse, Pants

Johnston County deputies said they found drugs with a potential street value of more than $2,400 during a traffic stop around 8:00PM Wednesday on...

Clayton American Legion Post Installs New Officers

The Leonard P. Moore American Legion Post 71 in Clayton has installed new officers for the coming year.  District Commander Bull Durham installed the newly...

Teen Driver Falls Asleep, Causing Deadly Highway 70 Crash

A 19 year-old driver reportedly fell asleep and crossed the median on Highway 70, slamming into another vehicle Sunday morning killing a 35 year-old...

Highway 42 Reopens After Crash Damages Bridge

Highway 42 East of Clayton was closed for several hours late-Wednesday after a collision on the Neuse River Bridge. Around 6:30PM an eastbound driver reportedly...

Jason Thompson Files For Re-election To Clayton Town Council

Councilman Jason Thompson has filed for re-election to the Clayton Town Council.  Thompson, a native of Clayton, is asking voters to elect him to...

Driver Facing DWI, Felony Fleeing Charges Following Chase

A driver who attempted to outrun law enforcement officers driving a pickup truck with two flat tires didn't make it very far. Around 6:30pm Sunday,...

Not Again: DOT Monitoring Second Possible Sinkhole On Highway 42 East

Less than two weeks after a section of Highway 42 East of Clayton was closed for 12 hours while a sinkhole was repaired, the...

Driver Dead Following Chase, Shooting

CLAYTON - The NC Highway Patrol released a statement around 9:30pm tonight (Monday) in connection with a fatal high speed chase on Highway 70...