Wednesday, July 17, 2024


Johnston County Business Robbed At Gunpoint

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JOHNSTON COUNTY – A Johnston County business was robbed at gunpoint. It happened at 9:50pm Monday, July 15 at Dollar General, located at...

Selma Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of Train Station

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SELMA - Passenger Rail is being celebrated in Selma, North Carolina July 19 – 20, with the 100th Anniversary of Selma’s Union Station. Activities begin...

Convenience Store Burglars Cause Extensive Damage

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MICRO – The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a convenience store break-in. The incident occurred between 2:30am and 5:55am on Saturday, July 13...

JCSO: Man Charged With Sexual Exploitation

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CLAYTON – A cybertip from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force led to the arrest of a Johnston County man. Alexander Richard Dunbar, age...

Belinda Lee Is Named JCPS 2024 Central Office Employee Of The Year

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SMITHFIELD – Johnston County Public Schools (JCPS) Payroll Supervisor Belinda Lee received the JCPS 2024 Central Office Employee of the Year Award. Lee was...

SUV Collides With Power Pole And Home

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SMITHFIELD – A section of Downtown Smithfield is without power this afternoon (Tuesday) due to a motor vehicle accident. The collision happened around 12...

NC Federation Of Young Republicans To Host 2024 State Convention In Johnston County

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SELMA - The North Carolina Federation of Young Republicans will host the 2024 NCFYR State Convention in Johnston County. Young Republicans from across the state...

Four Oaks Man Dies From Injuries Sustained In Crash

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BENSON – One person died from injuries sustained in a fiery traffic accident. The single vehicle collision occurred shortly after 10:00am today (Monday) on...

Deacon Jones Auto Group Donates Vehicle To Princeton Police Department

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PRINCETON – Deacon Jones Auto Group has donated a vehicle to the Princeton Police Department. Deacon Jones Auto Group CEO Ken Jones and the Jones...

Benson Opens Downtown Social District

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BENSON - The Town of Benson now has its own social district — joining more than 50 municipalities across North Carolina with similar designations. The...