Monday, August 8, 2022




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,...

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...

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...