Friday, September 20, 2019






Man Kills Dogs Attacking Livestock

A Four Oaks man shot and killed two dogs attacking his livestock. The incident happened around 5:00am Tuesday. The 38 year-old man said he was...

Deputies Arrest Highly Impaired Driver

An erratic driver quickly got the attention of a deputy sheriff Monday evening near Selma.  The officer was traveling on Lowell Mill Road and got...

Meth, Marijuana Found During Traffic Stop

A routine traffic stop by a SAFE Team deputy in Smithfield led to the arrest of a 49 year-old woman on drug charges. The traffic...

Smithfield Break-Ins Not Connected, Police Say

Smithfield Police are investigating two break-ins this week but say they are not connected. Around 8:45am Tuesday, members of the Disabled American Veterans discovered where...

Popular Theatre Floods 3 Times In 10 Weeks

By: Scott Bolejack No one is arguing this fact: Rain from Hurricane Dorian pushed floodwaters 13 rows up into the seats in Selma’s Rudy Theatre,...

Man Critically Injured When Race Car Explodes

A Selma man was critically injured when his race car exploded.  The 52 year-old victim is now hospitalized in the Burn Center at UNC Hospital...

JCS Enrollment Climbs To 37,411

Johnston County Schools said 37,411 students attended classes on the 10th day of public schools for the 2019-2020 school year.  The 10th day number is...

Superintendent To Hold Meeting At Clayton High

Johnston County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Causby will hold an open meeting with any Clayton High parents who would like to meet with him...

3 People Arrested During Traffic Stop

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office and NC Highway Patrol arrested three people during a weekend traffic stop. Around 1:40am Saturday, a state trooper stopped...

Daughter, Boyfriend Arrested For Breaking Into Mother’s Home While She Was In The Hospital

A Four Oaks couple was arrested last week after being linked by sheriff's detectives to a break-in reported in August at a home in...