Thursday, October 17, 2019






Eagle Scout Jason Morgan Recognized

An Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held at Hephzibah Baptist Church on February 24th for Eagle Scout Jason Alan Morgan from Boy Scout...

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...

Trooper Cleared In Non-Fatal Shooting Of Driver Armed With BB Gun

Johnston County District Attorney Susan Doyle announced today (Friday) that a state trooper will not face any charges for the shooting of a driver...

Hundreds Compete In Special Olympics Spring Games

SMITHFIELD - Hundreds of students from Johnston County Public Schools competed in the Special Olympics of North Carolina Spring Games on Thursday and Friday,...

Drugs Located During Princeton Traffic Stop

Methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were reportedly found in a vehicle during a traffic stop around 1:00PM Friday on Old Cornwallis Road near Princeton. A...

3 Princeton High Students Involved In Rollover Crash

PRINCETON - Three young teens, all looking forward to their Friday night Princeton High School prom, were involved in a rollover wreck in eastern...

Princeton’s Michael Wooten Named Semifinalist For Campbell Trophy

Campbell tight end Michael Wooten of Princeton, NC is one of 185 semifinalists for the 2019 William V. Campbell Trophy Presented by Mazda. Celebrating its...

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...

Early Morning Fire Destroys Home

Local, state and federal authorities are jointly investigating a fire that destroyed an eastern Johnston County home. The fire was reported at 5:20AM Wednesday at...

Princeton Police Chief Graduates From FBI National Academy

Tyrone Sutton, Chief of Police for the Town of Princeton, graduated from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia on March 15th, 2019. The...