Monday, October 14, 2019






Train Strikes Car

No one was injured Thursday evening when a two-mile long freight train slammed into a car in Harnett County.The accident happened at 5:41pm in...

Accidents Slow Morning Commute

Three early morning accidents kept emergency workers busy in Johnston County on Friday.The first accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 42 and Highway...

SUV Crashes On NC39

State troopers are investigating a single vehicle accident Thursday afternoon.A silver SUV ran off Highway 39 near the Johnston-Wake County line. The driver was...

A Gift That Keeps On Giving – Guardian ad Litem Advocates

At this time of year, we ask ourselves “What can I do for someone else?”  Have you ever thought about the gift of your...

102 Year Old Water Plant Torn Down

It stood for 102 years until this week.  The former Smithfield Water Plant was torn down on Wednesday by demolition crews.  The fate of...

Bids Solicited For Miracle League Field

Construction of an Inclusion Playground and Miracle League Field at Smithfield Community Park is a step closer.The Smithfield Town Council has agreed to solicit...

Smithfield Moves Forward With Second Substation Transformer

The Smithfield Town Council has voted to move forward with adding a second transformer to the Brogden Road Power Substation.  When the substation was...

Drugs Stolen From Two Johnston County EMS Stations

How did medication stolen from two Johnston County EMS facilities end up in a car involved in a wreck in Clayton?  That's what local...

4 Vehicles Intentionally Burned

Smithfield Police are treating a fire that damaged four vehicles as arson.  The cars were parked at behind a warehouse on E. Edgerton Street...

Firefighter Arrested For DWI

A firefighter was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly driving while impaired while off duty. A Selma police officer stopped a 2002 Chevy pickup truck after...