Friday, February 21, 2020





Clayton Chamber To Host School Board Candidate Forum

The Clayton Chamber of Commerce will host its “Platforms at the Podium: Johnston County Board of Education Candidate Forum” at The Church @ Clayton...

JCSO: Motorcyclist Leads Officers On High Speed Chase

A Johnston County man was arrested after he reportedly led law enforcement officers on a high speed chase along Highway 70.  It started just before...

Heavy Rains Blamed For 1,875 Gallon Sewage Spill

Thursday night's severe rain event is being blamed for a 1,875 gallon discharge of untreated wastewater. The sewage spilled from a manhole near the Town...

Clayton, Cary To Get First-of-its-Kind Intersection Design

‘Dynamic left turn intersection’ will reduce travel delays The N.C. Department of Transportation is piloting a first-in-the-nation design that will improve the traffic flow at...

Deputies Seize Vehicle, Charged Operator With Habitual Drunk Driving

A Clayton man was arrested this week for allegedly driving drunk on Highway 70 near Wilson's Mills.  Around 12:38am Monday, a deputy was stationary next...

One Person Killed In Highway 42 Head On Collision

A Kenly area man was killed Tuesday evening in a head-on collision on Highway 42 east of Clayton near Thanksgiving Fire Department Road. Troopers said...

Vandals Damage GCAA Buildings

Vandals caused damage to four buildings earlier this week, according to the Greater Cleveland Athletic Association (GCAA).  According to GCAA representatives, someone sprayed paint graffiti...

Caught On Camera: Woman Stole Beer From Neighbor’s Refrigerator

A Johnston County woman is facing breaking and entering charges after she was allegedly caught on a security camera breaking into her neighbor's garage...

Smithfield Police Seize Large Amount Of Heroin

A joint investigation by the Smithfield Police Department and NC Alcohol Law Enforcement involving the distribution of illegal drugs in and around the Smithfield...

Clayton Native Serves Aboard USS Carney

Mediterranean Sea - Gas Turbine System Technician 3rd Class Dayvid Harris from Clayton, NC visually inspects a fuel sample for impurities aboard the Arleigh...