Sunday, September 19, 2021






Hit And Run Accident Traps Driver In Overturned Car

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MICRO - The State Highway Patrol is investigating a hit and run accident. The 11:49AM Friday collision was reported at the intersection of Highway...

Shooting Suspect Captured Following High Speed Chase

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A 30 year-old man was arrested Thursday evening after leading officers on a high speed chase.  It began when Kenly and Micro Police attempted...

Sheriff’s Office Donates Patrol Car To Micro Police

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MICRO - The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has donated a used patrol car to the Micro Police Department.  The official presentation was made Wednesday...

Estate Of Woman Killed In Wreck With Deputy To Be Paid $1.25 Million

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Family Releases Statement Through Attorney The estate of woman killed in a traffic accident involving a Johnston County deputy will be paid $1,250,000.  Johnston...

Box Truck Overturns On I-95, One Seriously Injured

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One person was seriously injured after a box truck overturned Saturday morning on Interstate 95 between Selma and Micro.  Photo courtesy Micro Fire DepartmentPhoto courtesy...

Filing Period Ends For Most Races; Deadline Extended 1 Week After No One Files...

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The filing period for most municipal offices in Johnston County concluded at twelve noon Friday, July 16th with the exception of mayor in one...

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...