Thursday, June 24, 2021







Garner Woman To Use $100,000 Powerball Prize On Home Improvements

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A combination of family and friends’ birthdays won Sonya Grantham-Griffis of Garner a $100,000 Powerball prize. Grantham-Griffis purchased her winning ticket, using her own numbers, from...

Entrepreneurs Wanted: LaunchGarner To Take Off This Fall

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The Town of Garner has partnered with Wake Tech and a network of local partners to bring LaunchGarner to the community.  This 10-week immersive entrepreneurial...

Smithfield Achieves NC Main Street Accreditation For 2021

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RALEIGH - The North Carolina Main Street & Rural Planning Center at the North Carolina Department of Commerce has announced that 52 North Carolina...

Benson Couple Accused Of Stealing Tires

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A Benson couple has been arrested on felony charges after being linked to the alleged theft of 34 automobile tires from a Johnston County...

New Rand/U.S. 70 Work Nearing Completion

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Improvements Funded by 2013 Bond Program GARNER - Construction on the New Rand Road/Garner Road sidewalks project is entering its final few weeks, with...

Garner Town Council Approves 2021-22 Budget With Tax Increase

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The Town Council at its June 7 regular meeting voted unanimously to adopt a $43.2 million operating budget for fiscal year 2021-22, which begins...

Man Charged With Taking Indecent Liberties With Child

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A three month investigation resulted in the arrest Wednesday of 39 year-old Edgar DeJesus Palencia of Audrey Circle, Garner. Palencia was charged by Johnston County...

Walmart Employee Stole Merchandise, JCSO Says

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An employee at Walmart in the Cleveland community was arrested May 20th. Johnston County deputies responded to the business at 5141 NC Highway 42...

Dating App Horror: Woman Raped, Brutally Beaten

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It was suppose to be a first date. Instead a woman says she was severely beaten and sexually assaulted by a man she had...

Kilo Of Cocaine Seized

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A large amount of cocaine was seized during a traffic stop and later from a home in Johnston County. Cpiriano Alvear, 32, of Keith...