Thursday, June 24, 2021







Johnston County Health Department Continues Efforts To Make COVID-19 Vaccine Accessible To All

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Johnston County Health Department and National Guard set up mobile vaccination clinic at Woodall Heights community in Smithfield, NC. SMITHFIELD – With vaccination rates slowing...

Higher Fire Tax Rates Proposed In 9 Communities

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Residents in nine of the 27 fire districts in Johnston County could be paying higher fire taxes beginning July 1st.   Nine fire departments are...

SBI Investigating Excessive Force Allegations Against Micro Police

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MICRO - The NC State Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate an incident involving a Micro police officer. The investigation centers...

JCSO: Meth Seized During Traffic Stop

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BENSON - A Johnston County man was arrested during a traffic stop on Highway 210 near Old Fairground Road in the McGee's Crossroads community....

Deputy Injured During High Speed Chase

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A Johnston County deputy sheriff was hospitalized Tuesday night with minor injuries following a high speed car chase. It started around 9:15pm on Highway...

JCPS Board Asks Commissioners For 11 Percent Budget Increase

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Wants To Keep Projected $20 Million Fund Balance Asks Commissioners For Separate $3.6 Million Performance Bonus 1250 Fewer Students Expected Next School YearSMITHFIELD -...

Stolen Utility Trailer Recovered

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MICRO - The Johnston County Sheriff's Office recovered a stolen utility trailer and arrested a suspect. On May 3rd, deputies said they located the...

98 Youth Participate In 2021 Johnston County Youth Livestock Show & Sale

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Ninety-eight youth from across Johnston County participated in the annual Youth Livestock Show & Sale April 5-7. There were nine steers, twelve heifers, sixty-one...

Death By Motor Vehicle Charge Filed In Fatal Motorcycle Collision

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MICRO - The State Highway Patrol has charged a Selma man with death by motor vehicle in connection with Wednesday's fatal collision between a...

1 Dead, 1 Injured In Motorcycle Crash

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MICRO - One person died and another was seriously injured after a motorcycle and pickup truck collided Wednesday afternoon.  The crash was reported just...