Arrest Made In Armed Robbery

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Clayton teenager Sunday night in connection with the January 2020 armed robbery of another teen. Isiah Lamont Elliott,...

Numerous Drugs Found Inside Car

Numerous illegal narcotics were reportedly found inside a car in the parking lot of a Clayton area convenience store.  Around 4:00pm Monday, Johnston County deputies...

Six Principals Complete Distinguished Leadership Program

Johnston County Public Schools had six principals recently complete the Distinguished Leadership Program (DLP), a year-long leadership development program for practicing school principals. West Clayton...

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...

Commissioner Jeff Carver Will Not Seek Re-election

Johnston County Commissioner Jeff Carver of Clayton announced this afternoon (Wednesday) he would not seek re-election to another term. Carver was first elected in December...

JWL Of Smithfield Collecting Peanut Butter For Children In Need

The Junior Women's League of Smithfield (JWL) is holding its first Peanut Butter Buddies Drive to collect peanut butter for children enrolled in the...

Icy Roads Cause Problems

Slick roadways caused numerous problems early-Friday morning for motorists in Johnston County. The primary trouble spots were bridges and overpasses that caught many drivers by...

Johnston Health Announces Heightened Restrictions For Hospital Visitors

Due to the growing spread of coronavirus / COVID-19 in North Carolina, and to limit the risk of exposure for patients, caregivers, and employees,...

$6 Million Settlement Reached In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Video Shows Plumbing Van Crossed Centerline 27 Times In 4 Miles And Nearly Caused 9 Collision Before Fatal 2018 Wreck CLAYTON - A wrongful death...

Busy Clayton Intersection Will Be Converted To Four-Way Stop

For added safety, the Town of Clayton will convert the intersection of Fayetteville and Second Street near the Town Hall to a four-way stop. ...