Monday, November 18, 2019






Father, Son Charged With Felonies

A 47 year-old father and his 21 year-old son was arrested Wednesday night by the Johnston County Sheriff's Office. Deputies had been investigating the theft...

NJHS Receives $5K Coastal Federal Credit Union Donation

The North Johnston High athletic program received a $5,000 donation from Coastal Federal Credit Union (CFCU) for having a history of producing scholar athletes. The...

Arrest Made In Stabbing Outside Convenience Store

Police believe a chance meeting outside a convenience store resulted in the stabbing of a 41 year-old Kenly man. Kenly Police responded to a disturbance...

2019 Johnston County Municipal Election Results

Roger Wood Wins Seat On Smithfield Town Council Former Smithfield Town Councilman Roger Wood won election Tuesday to a four year term. Wood will replace...

Fire Destroys Kenly Home

Kenly - The Johnston County Fire Marshal and Johnston County Sheriff's Office are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a home at 1497 Abendego...

North Johnston Thunder 12U Wins Top Gun Tournament

The North Johnston Thunder 12U team based in Kenly won their first tournament bracket at the Top Gun tournament in Rocky Mount. The tournament...

New Exhibit About Rural Blacksmiths In NC Opens At Tobacco Farm Life Museum

The Tobacco Farm Life Museum in Kenly has announced the opening of the museum’s newest exhibit, Forged in Fire: Rural Blacksmiths, which was completed with...

NJHS Students Give Strong Message On Safe Driving

Juniors and seniors at North Johnston High received a powerful message on distracted driving through a reenactment of a teen car accident. The school’s JoCo...

NC SBI Conducting Criminal Investigation Of Kenly Police Department

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has been asked to investigate the Kenly Police Department.  Kenly Town Manager Michael Douglas confirmed this afternoon...

Driver Injured In Highway 96 Crash

An 18 year-old driver was injured when the car she was operating ran off the roadway.  The accident happened Wednesday at 1:57PM on Highway 96...