Sunday, January 29, 2023



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...

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...

Fire Destroys Newton Grove Home

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A home burned to the ground Monday afternoon. The fire was reported around 5:30pm in the 600 block of Main Street in Newton Grove. ...

Newton Grove Police Officer Dies In Accident

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UPDATE: The officer has been identified as 26 year-old Brent Hall. Officer Hall was traveling at a high rate of speed in a...