Saturday, August 24, 2019






“No Excuse” Councilwoman Says For Train Depot Having No Air Conditioning For 3 Months

By: Scott Bolejack Selma Town Council member Ann Williams was clearly irked on Tuesday. The central air conditioning in the town’s train station had failed in...

Selma Man Arrested Following Stolen Credit Card Investigation

A stolen credit card was reportedly used to make more than $275 in purchases at businesses in the Smithfield and Selma area.  Now, a 37...

Driver Killed In Highway 39 Crash

SELMA - The NC Highway Patrol has identified the driver of a pickup truck who died in a single vehicle accident on Highway 39...

Two Injured When Truck And Car Collide

Two people were injured, one seriously, after a pickup and passenger car collided Wednesday morning outside of Selma.  The crash was reported at 7:25am at...

Hit And Run Driver Arrested After Car Breaks Down

Law enforcement officers were able to apprehend a driver who slammed head on into a power pole then drove away from the scene after...

Carolina Thunder Wins National Tournament

The Carolina Thunder 8th grade (14U) basketball team from Selma recently traveled to Greensboro to play in the Always Live National Tournament. Head Coach Cortney...

Selma Jewelry Receives Business Excellence Award

By: Scott Bolejack The Selma Town Council on Aug. 13th presented its Business Excellence Award to Selma Jewelry. “Through the years, Selma Jewelry has been...

Smithfield-Selma High School’s Honor Roll and Principal’s List – 3rd Quarter

9th grade (Principal’s List—All As) Steven Acevedo Leyla Anthony Milsy Avila-Marmolejo Jacqueline Barboza-Garcia Ashley Barreiro Portilla Zachary Boothe Allen Brown Colin Bruns Geovanna Busigo Pellati Mia Calloway Connor  Cannon Lindsay Carroll Jaret Cervantes Gutierrez Michelle Chen Isabel Chitwood Chloe Cotto Graham...

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...

Hailey Creech Signs With NC Wesleyan

Hailey Creech, a senior softball pitcher for Smithfield Selma High School, signed her letter of acceptance and intent to attend and play softball at...