Monday, December 6, 2021






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.  Firefighters had to extricate one person...

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...

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 -...

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...