Wednesday, August 21, 2019






DOT Increases Speed Limit On Section Of US 70

Drivers traveling on US 70 through Johnston County can now go a little faster on one section of the highway. The NC Department of Transportation...

Teenager Injured In Overnight Shooting

SELMA - Selma Police are investigating a shooting that injured a teenager.  Police Chief Billy Thomas said officers responded to the Brotherhood Market at 300...

Driver Ejected, 2 Passengers Hurt When Car Crashes Into Yard Where Children Were Playing

Two adults and a child were injured when a car left the roadway Sunday afternoon and flipped end-over-end into the front yard of a...

Driver Injured When Car Overturned

One person was injured when a car overturned on Highway 39 North of Selma near Old Beulah Road. The injured motorist was transported to Johnston...

Meth Seized During US 301 Traffic Stop

Two people were arrested on methamphetamine possession charges during a traffic stop. Around 5:30pm on Saturday, May 25th a Johnston County Sheriff narcotics division officer...

Motel Room Search Prompted By Marijuana Smell

Police in Selma seized methamphetamines with a potential street value of $1,800 after searching a Selma motel room. It began around midnight Aug. 8th...

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,...

Crews Demolish Hurricane-Damaged Historic Selma Property

On Wednesday, demolition crews began the process of tearing down the former My Kid’s Club facility at 609 N. Pollock Street in Selma. For...

Charges Filed In Selma Fuel Tanker Collision

Selma Police announced Monday they have filed charges in connection with last week's collision between two loaded fuel tankers. Around 5:20am last Wednesday, April 24th,...

Highway 39 Repaving Project Begins Monday

An N.C. Department of Transportation contractor will start Monday, July 22nd milling and resurfacing Highway 39 between Highway 42 and the Selma city limits...