Wednesday, August 21, 2019






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...

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...

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...

Kenly Man Drowns At Atlantic Beach

A Kenly man drowned Tuesday after being caught in a rip current at Atlantic Beach. The Atlantic Beach Police Department said the incident happened at...

Homeowner Reports $10,000 In Cash Missing

A Kenly area resident says someone stole $10,000 from his home.  The alleged theft occurred Sunday afternoon. The 62 year-old victim said he left his home,...

Meth Seized During US 301 Traffic Stop

Two people were arrested on methamphetamine possession charges during a traffic stop. Around 5:30pm on Saturday, May 25th a Johnston County Sheriff narcotics division officer...

Man Accused Of Killing Neighbor’s Cat With Pellet Gun

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbor's cat with a pellet gun. The incident was reported...

Kenly Plans To Raze Dilapidated Community Center

Town Asks Johnston County For Financial Assistance A former school auditorium that had been used as a community center needs to be torn down and...

Burglar Steals Lottery Tickets, Cigarettes From Business

Authorities need your assistance identifying this burglary suspect.  The suspect is wanted for breaking into Brewer's Grill & Grocery at 11413 Highway 42 East...