2019 Johnston County Municipal Election Results

Roger Wood Wins Seat On Smithfield Town Council Former Smithfield Town Councilman Roger Wood won election Tuesday to a four year term. Wood will replace...

Smithfield Woman Identified As Driver Killed In US 70 Collision

Update 8:25am - The Highway Patrol has identified the driver of the Cadillac SUV who died in the collision as 55 year-old Lisa Hamilton...

Johnston County Look Back – April 2019

What Happened 25 – 50 – 100 Years Ago This Month April 1994 – 25 Years Ago The National Weather Service set up a new Doppler...

Princeton Native Michael Wooten Named To National Football Honor Society

BUIES CREEK  – Campbell’s Colin Gary and Michael Wooten have been named to the 2020 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society, announced today by the...

Fire Heavily Damages Home

A family of three was displaced from their home following a fire this morning (Friday). Around 7:00am, flames were reported at a home at 154...

Second Person Dies In US 70 Collision

A second person involved in a traffic accident Wednesday in eastern Johnston County has died.  The collision happened shortly before 5:00pm on Highway 70...

Trooper Shoots Armed Suspect During Traffic Stop

Update 6:45PM - Authorities have identified Darius Jayquan Rogers, 20, of Clayton as the suspect shot by the state trooper.  Rogers was transported to Wake...

JCPS To Resume Food Service Next Week, Food Bank Assisting This Week

STARTING THE WEEK OF APRIL 27TH Johnston County Public Schools will resume curbside grab and go, pick up lunch service beginning on Monday, April 27th....

Family Wants Justice For 83 Year-Old Killed By Hit and Run Driver

PRINCETON - The family of an 83 year-old woman struck and killed while trying to cross the road in front of her home wants...

State Budget Impasse Holding Up $39 Million For Johnston County

Without a new state budget in place, millions of dollars in funding for residents of Johnston County is being held up in Raleigh. A resolution...