Sunday, February 28, 2021






Johnston County ABC Distributes $500,000 In January

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Johnston County Board of Alcoholic Control has declared $500,000 surplus and distributed to the County of Johnston and incorporated towns. Johnston County received 75 percent...

NJHS Students Give Strong Message On Safe Driving

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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...

Town of Kenly – Coronavirus Update – March 17th

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The following information has been released by Kenly Town Manager Michael Douglas: With the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Town of Kenly would like to...

Suspect Who Crashed Car During High Speed Chase Apprehended Following Manhunt

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KENLY - A man who led deputies on a two county chase that ended with a violent collision on Interstate 95 in Kenly this...

Early Morning Fire Destroys Home

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Local, state and federal authorities are jointly investigating a fire that destroyed an eastern Johnston County home. The fire was reported at 5:20AM Wednesday at...

Kenly Man Facing Drug Charge

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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...

Kenly Man Falls For Sweepstakes Scam

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A 65 year-old Kenly man lost several thousand dollars in a sweepstakes scam.  The victim said he received a phone call in October from...

Occupant Escapes Burning Mobile Home

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One person escaped from their burning mobile home Monday without injury.  The fire was reported around 9:30am on Creech Road off Highway 42 East outside...

Junior Women’s League Projects Address Food Insecurity In Johnston County

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SMITHFIELD - The Junior Women’s League of Smithfield (JWL) has seen months of hard work by its newest members come to fruition with the...

Chairman Stewart Delivers 2021 State Of The County Address

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The 2021 State of the County Address was delivered this morning (Monday) by Johnston County Commissioner Chairman Chad Stewart. The following is a transcription of...