Thursday, September 23, 2021






Drugs Found In Vehicle That Attempted To Flee From Deputy, JCSO Says

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KENLY - A Princeton man was arrested on several charges following a brief chase with a Johnston County deputy. It started around 10:30am Friday,...

18 Year-Old Charged With Home Invasion, Sexual Assault

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PRINCETON - A Johnston County teenager was arrested inside a home he had reportedly just burglarized. Eighteen year-old Tyrese Devon Whitley of Oakley Drive,...

Princeton Accepts $68,000 For Community Building Construction

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On June 7th, at the Town of Princeton Town Board meeting, Mayor Don Rains accepted a donation of $68,000 toward the construction of a...

JCPS Principals Complete Distinguished Leadership Program

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Johnston County Public Schools had two principals recently complete the Distinguished Leadership in Practice Program (DLP), a year-long leadership development program for practicing school...

Arrest Made In Catalytic Converter Thefts

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Authorities have arrested a 28 year-old man they say is responsible for catalytic converter thefts from vehicles parked at two Johnston County businesses. Joseph Lee...

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...

Johnston County Students Receive Awards At University Of Mount Olive

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MOUNT OLIVE – Two Johnston County students recently received awards at the University of Mount Olive.  Courtney Galloway of Kenly received the Human Resource Management...

JCPS Board Asks Commissioners For 11 Percent Budget Increase

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Wants To Keep Projected $20 Million Fund Balance Asks Commissioners For Separate $3.6 Million Performance Bonus 1250 Fewer Students Expected Next School YearSMITHFIELD -...

Car, Tractor Trailer Collide On US 70

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A Thursday afternoon accident sent the driver of a red Buick to the hospital after she reportedly struck the side of a passing tractor...

Man Drowns While Fishing In Johnston County Pond

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BENSON - A man drowned while fishing at a Johnston County pond. It happened at a pond on Tarheel Road off Highway 242 North...