Sunday, September 19, 2021






Southern Johnston County Bridge Will Close For Replacement

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NEWTON GROVE – The Godwin Lake Road bridge over John K. Swamp near the Johnston-Sampson County border is scheduled to close Monday, Aug. 30th for construction. An N.C....

Suspect Captured After I-40 Chase, Manhunt

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NEWTON GROVE - An intense manhunt by law enforcement officers took place Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 40 at the Johnston-Sampson County line.  It began...

Fire Damages Head Start Building

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https://youtu.be/Pcgn5bDWoiI Fire departments from Sampson and Johnston counties responded to a fire Tuesday evening at the East Coast Migrant Head Start Center, Newton Grove location,...

DA: Newton Grove Police Chief Justified In Shooting

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By Emily Weaver Dunn Daily Record The Newton Grove police chief was justified in shooting an armed suspect during a struggle on June 15,...

Meth-Making Items Seized During Traffic Stop

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An investigation by Johnston County Sheriff's Office narcotic agents resulted in the arrests of two people during a traffic stop. On Saturday, agents stopped a...

$1.6 Million Awarded For Sampson County Roads Damaged By Hurricane Florence

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The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $1,604,562 to reimburse the state’s Department of Transportation for the repair of roads in Sampson...

911 Calls, Radio Traffic Released In Newton Grove Police Shooting

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NEWTON GROVE - The Sampson County Sheriff's Office has released two 911 calls made Tuesday afternoon by a citizen and radio traffic from Newton...

Newton Grove Police Officer Shoots Suspect

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NEWTON GROVE - A Newton Grove police officer was involved in a shooting around 2:40pm Tuesday. It happened near Sam's Circle Mart on...

Higher Fire Tax Rates Proposed In 9 Communities

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Residents in nine of the 27 fire districts in Johnston County could be paying higher fire taxes beginning July 1st.   Nine fire departments are...

Delivery Truck Driver Charged In Crash That Killed Funeral Home Owner

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The State Highway Patrol announced late-Tuesday the driver of a Lowe's Home Improvement box truck has been charged in a two-vehicle collision earlier today...