Thursday, May 19, 2022




JCC Foundation Announces Linda Vann Lassiter Women’s Society’s Philanthropist Of The Year

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2022 winner and nominees recognized at fourth annual luncheon SMITHFIELD - The Johnston Community College Foundation hosted the fourth annual Linda Vann Lassiter’s Women’s...

Deputies Investigating Late-Night Incident That Left Man Hospitalized

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MICRO - One person is hospitalized in intensive care following a bizarre late-night incident in the Micro city limits. The Johnston County Sheriff's Office...

UPDATE: Injured Worker Trapped In Machine Dies

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UPDATE 9:00PM May 3 - The worker injured in the accident, 44 year-old Vicky Lopez, died Tuesday night in the hospital. SELMA -...

One Person Killed In Fiery Tractor Trailer Crash

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UPDATE 9:30PM May 2 - The deceased driver has been identified as Jason Hedgepath of Florida. SELMA - One person was killed in a...

Johnston County Board Appointments – April 2022

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Johnston County Commissioners approved the following appointments at their April 2022 meeting: Airport Authority - 4 year termsJohn H. Bullock, Tim Stevens, Ken Starling, Edwin...

Store Clerk Called Police Chief Shouting “Robbery! Robbery!”

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MICRO - Micro Police Chief T. Macon Jones was sitting at his desk at the Micro Police Department around 1:00pm Monday when his cell...

NCDOT Converting US 301, Pittman Road Intersection To All-Way Stop

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MICRO - The NC Department of Transportation started work on Monday to convert the intersection of US Highway 301 and Pittman Road to an...

Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested Minutes After Holdup

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MICRO - A suspect in the armed robbery of a Micro convenience store was captured Monday afternoon. Just after 1:00pm, the gunman reportedly robbed...

Dangerous Highway 301 Intersection To Become All-Way Stop

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MICRO - At the request of the Town of Micro, the NC Department of Transportation will be converting a dangerous intersection to an all-way...

Sex Offender Was Living Next To Elementary School

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MICRO - A registered sex offender is facing charges in two counties after he reportedly moved from his listed address in Franklin County to...