Thursday, June 24, 2021







$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...

Victim In Fatal Crash Identified As Local Funeral Home Owner

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A local funeral home operator was killed in a tragic accident. Norman L. Dunn of Four Oaks, the president of West & Dunn Funeral...

Teen Felon Stole $40 During Robbery, JCSO Says

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A 19 year-old convicted felon has been rearrested on robbery, assault and kidnapping charges. On April 28th around 2:00pm, a 30 year-old man said...

Gas Tanker Involved In I-40 Accident

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A gasoline tanker transporting much-needed fuel from Wilmington to Raleigh was struck by a Cadillac Escalade Thursday afternoon around 5:00pm. The accident happened in...

Murder Arrest Made After Remains Identified As Missing 61 Year-Old Man

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William "Jimmy" Graham, 61, of Newton Grove was reported missing by his family on Dec. 15, 2019. NEWTON GROVE - Human remains recently discovered near...

98 Youth Participate In 2021 Johnston County Youth Livestock Show & Sale

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Ninety-eight youth from across Johnston County participated in the annual Youth Livestock Show & Sale April 5-7. There were nine steers, twelve heifers, sixty-one...