Driver Traveling 60 MPH In Reverse Says He Couldn’t Stop Car

A Smithfield man is facing charges after a car he was driving in reverse at an estimated 60 miles per hour slammed into an...

Kenly Man, Stantonsburg Woman Charged With Murder

WILSON - Wilson Police have announced the arrests of two people on murder charges. Jimmie Ray Turner Jr., 57, of Renfrow Road, Kenly and Ashley...

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...

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...

Kenly Man Facing Drug Charge

A traffic stop Tuesday morning resulted in the arrest of a Kenly man on a felony drug charge.  At 10:10am, a Johnston County deputy...

Town Of Kenly Facilities Closed To General Public

By Town Manager Michael Douglas Due to Governor Cooper issuing Executive Order-121 “Stay at Home”, the Town of Kenly has closed all facilities to the...

Johnston County Native Named Director Of NC Alcohol Law Enforcement Division

On Wednesday, Public Safety Secretary Erik A. Hooks named Bryan House the director of the Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) Division.  Director House had been...

Johnston County COVID-19 Alert Notification System

The Johnston County Public Health Department announced this afternoon they do not have a waiting list for the general public to receive the COVID-19...

Deputies Need Your Assistance Identifying Kenly Larceny Suspect

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance images of a man wanted in connection with a larceny investigation.  The theft occurred on Tuesday, January...

State Budget Impasse Holding Up $39 Million For Johnston County

Without a new state budget in place, millions of dollars in funding for residents of Johnston County is being held up in Raleigh. A resolution...