Tuesday, September 28, 2021






School Board OKs $995,000 Bleacher Contract

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A contract has been awarded for bleacher repair and replacement work.  The Johnston County Board of Education approved a $995,000 contract this month with...

Accident Involving Tractor Trailers And SUV Closes Interstate 95

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SELMA – A collision involving two tractor trailers and a SUV shut down Interstate 95 in Selma Thursday evening. The accident happened around 6:00pm...

Student Arrested For Making Threats Of Violence At Johnston County High Schools

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The Johnston County Sheriff's Office announced this morning (Thursday) an arrest in connection with two social media threats of violence. Late Wednesday...

Selma Elementary Advisory Council Appointment

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SELMA - Selma Mayor Cheryl Oliver has been appointed to the Selma Elementary School Advisory Council. The appointment was approved by the Johnston County...

Social Media Threat Against School A Hoax

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A Johnston County high school was briefly placed on lockdown Wednesday following a threat of violence on social media. The Johnston County Sheriff's Office,...

Safe Kids Johnston County Urges Parents To Check Car Seats

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Correct Common Mistakes that Can Save a Child’s Life Johnston County Commissioners have recognized the importance of Child Passenger Safety by proclaiming September 19...

Police: Man Threatened Walmart Employees With Stick

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SMITHFIELD - Police arrested a man inside Walmart after responding to a disturbance. Around 9:20pm Wednesday, police responded to a report a man was...

Both Drivers Charged In Fatal Crash Investigation

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PINE LEVEL - Pine Level Police announced Thursday that charges have been filed against both drivers involved in a deadly head-on collision. The accident...

Arrest Made In Drug Overdose Death

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SELMA - Police have arrested a Kenly woman for her alleged role in a drug overdose death. On June 22, 2021, Michelle Gurley was...

Wanted Person Found Hiding Under Bed

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SELMA - A man wanted for a recent larceny, car chase and probation violation was captured while hiding under a bed.   Stephen Derek Wilson...