Patrol Car, Tractor Collide

The Highway Patrol is investigating an accident involving one of their state troopers.  It happened around 3:45 PM Thursday on an unopened section of...

Selma Takes Advantage Of Smithfield’s Tough Stance On Produce Stands

69 Day Permitting Process In Smithfield Takes Less Than 1 Hour In Selma You may have noticed several roadside produce stands popping up in Selma...

School Board Wants 15 Percent Budget Increase

Superintendent Dr. Ross Renfrow and the Johnston County School Board are asking for nearly 15 percent more money from county commissioners this year.  The...

Clayton Police Become First Agency In Area To Carry New Life-Saving Tool

Beginning next month, Clayton police officers will be equipped with Naloxone, an opioid antagonist used to reverse drug overdoses from narcotics such as heroin...

Deacon Jones Auto Park Recognized By Marine Corps

The Johnston County Marine Corps League Carry-On Detachment #1236 presented their "Good Business Award" to Deacon Jones Auto Park of Smithfield on Wednesday in...

Social Workers Give Back To Community

The Johnston County Department of Social Services (DSS) has always been an agency that helps their community.  They stay focused on their DSS duties...

Caught Ya’ Doing Good!

Anita McLamb, owner of Salon 219, and her staff are the May recipients of the Town of Benson's new “Caught Ya’ Doing Good!” award. Salon...

Johnston Ranks 6th In Teen Traffic Deaths

2007 is a year many people would like to forget. Eleven teenagers lost their lives on Johnston County roadways that year, ranking Johnston as...

Police Body Cameras Temporarily Pulled

Selma Police Chief R.A. Cooper has asked four of his officers who have body cameras to temporarily stop using them until a formal departmental...

DOT Promises Fix At US 301 / US 70 Intersection

Complaints about a bumpy intersection will be addressed.  The Town of Selma says they have received numerous complaints over the last several months about...