Friday, February 28, 2020





Drugs, Gun, Money Seized During Smithfield Drug Bust

Three people are facing charges following a drug search warrant in Smithfield that led to the seizure of a large amount of cash, cocaine...

SUV Runs Into Convenience Store

A SUV struck the front of a convenience store Thursday afternoon. The accident happened around 2:00pm at the Speedway on Highway 42 just east of US 70 in...

1,076 Teachers Absent Wednesday

Johnston County Public School officials have announced that 1,076 teachers were absent on Wednesday, May 16th for the Teachers Rally at the NC General...

Secretary Accused Of Stealing Money From Business

A former employee at a Benson business is accused of embezzling thousands of dollars. Monica Marie Butts, 35, of Sheffield Drive, Four Oaks had been...

Winning $150,000 Lottery Ticket Sold In Johnston County

Jessica Rodriguez of Zebulon says a $150,000 lottery win means she can pay off her student loans, pay off her car loan, and help...

County To Auction Surplus Vehicles

Over 25 surplus county vehicles will be sold to the highest bidder next month.  County Commissioners have agreed to hold a surplus property sale on Saturday, August...

Student Facing Weapons Charge For Bow And Arrow Found In Vehicle

A high school student will appear before a judge in April after being charged with bringing a bow and 8 arrows onto the campus...

October 2019 County Commission Appointments

Johnston County Commissioners approved the following board appointments during their October 2019 meeting: Child Fatality Prevention Team - Thomas Glithero, Adam Stanley (3 year...

Minor Injuries Reported In US70 Collision

Only minor injuries were reported following an accident Monday night near Smithfield.  Two vehicles collided at the intersection of US70 Business and Swift Creek...

Two People Robbed At Home

Two people said they were robbed Monday night at a southern Johnston County home.  The incident was reported at an address in the 300 block of Drag...