Tractor Trailer Fire Damages Truck Wash

KENLY - A fire just before midnight Tuesday heavily damaged the Iowa 80 Truck Wash just off Interstate 95.  The South Carolina based driver...

Excessive Rains Cause Widespread Problems

Heavy rains caused major problems Thursday across Johnston County.  Areas along the I-95 corridor, including Smithfield, Selma, Pine Level and Micro, received some of...

Kenly Woman Killed In Single Car Crash

The State Highway Patrol has released the name of a driver killed Tuesday night in a single car crash in Johnston County.   Troopers said...

Kenly Native Publishes Her Uncle’s WWII Memoir

Mary Susan Heath, a native of Johnston County, has published a memoir about her uncle, military veteran Lehman (“Legs”) Johnson, Jr., entitled Legs Astride...

Theft Reported At Kenly Church

A church van at a Kenly church is temporarily out of service until repairs can be made.  A member of the Kenly Missionary Church,...

Kenly Christmas Parade Canceled

The Kenly Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2020 Kenly Christmas on Main event will not be held this year. "Unfortunately due to COVID-19...

Police Investigating Third Business Break-In

Smithfield Police are investigating a third business break-in reported on Monday.  An employee at Las Brasas restaurant at 1219 S. Brightleaf Boulevard reported someone...

Antioch Fire Department Breaks Ground For New Station

Members of the Antioch Fire Department broke ground Oct. 2nd for a new fire station.  The department was started in 1961 by a group...

Teens Linked To Smithfield Business Break-Ins

Two teenagers arrested during a traffic stop Friday morning have been linked to two Smithfield business break-ins that occurred a short time earlier. At 2:11am...

Teen Breaks Into Farm Barn, JCSO Says

KENLY - A Wayne County teenager was arrested October 7th after he reportedly broke into a farm barn on Beulahtown Road near Kenly. Steve Anthony...