Thursday, September 16, 2021






Arrest Made In Drug Overdose Death

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SELMA - Police have arrested a Kenly woman for her alleged role in a drug overdose death. On June 22, 2021, Michelle Gurley was...

Charges Filed In Serious Accident

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KENLY - One driver was seriously injured and a second driver arrested after a serious two vehicle crash on Highway 222. The wreck occurred...

Store Clerk Charged With Embezzlement

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SMITHFIELD - A convenience store clerk has been charged with embezzling money. Amy Kaye Cooper, 31, of Kenly was arrested August 16th by Smithfield Police...

Boyfriend Mailed Drugs To Girlfriend In Jail, Sheriff’s Office Says

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SMITHFIELD - Authorities have arrested three people after authorities said a man mailed drugs to his girlfriend in the Johnston County Jail. The incident...

Man Sentenced To Over 12 Years For Johnston County Robberies

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RALEIGH – A Wayne County man was sentenced in federal court to 147 months in prison for committing armed robberies in Kenly and Selma....

Shooting Suspect Captured Following High Speed Chase

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A 30 year-old man was arrested Thursday evening after leading officers on a high speed chase.  It began when Kenly and Micro Police attempted...

N.C. House Republicans, Dems In Congress Weigh In On Vaccine Mandates

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By Donna King Carolina Journal The push and pull regarding vaccination mandates continues, both on Capitol Hill and in. the state legislature, from Republicans...

Estate Of Woman Killed In Wreck With Deputy To Be Paid $1.25 Million

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Family Releases Statement Through Attorney The estate of woman killed in a traffic accident involving a Johnston County deputy will be paid $1,250,000.  Johnston...

Filing Period Ends For Most Races; Deadline Extended 1 Week After No One Files...

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The filing period for most municipal offices in Johnston County concluded at twelve noon Friday, July 16th with the exception of mayor in one...

Glendale-Kenly Elementary Principal Named

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Kelly Holland was named the principal of Glendale-Kenly Elementary at the July Johnston County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, July 13. Holland has served...