Tuesday, November 19, 2019






Wanted Person Arrested Following 100 MPH Chase

A man wanted on kidnapping and assault charges in Wilson County was arrested today (Monday) after leading Johnston County authorities on a 16-mile chase...

Bobby Steve Grice, Jr. Earns FSCP Designation

Bobby Steve Grice, Jr., an Insurance Agent with NC Farm Bureau in Smithfield has earned the Financial Services Certified Professional (FSCP) designation from The American...

Red Cross Helping Family Of 4 Following House Fire

Three fire departments responded to a house fire Thursday night.  The fire was reported at 7:09pm at 445 Indian Camp Road, Smithfield off Smith...

Booker Dairy Road Renamed Again

Following a special-called work session Thursday night to discuss the renaming of Booker Dairy Road, the Smithfield Town Council agreed to rename the road...

Thousands Attend JOCO WORKS Career Expo At JCC

SMITHFIELD - The JOCO WORKS Career Expo kicked off today (Thursday) at Johnston Community College with nearly 2,000 of Johnston County’s eighth graders in...

Smithfield Police Need Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

Police detectives are asking for assistance identify a man who robbed a convenience store last week.  As first reported on JoCoReport, the robbery happened...

Safety Fair Scheduled Friday At Smithfield Area Church

The NC Department of Public Safety is sponsoring a Safety Fair on Friday, November 15th.  The Fair is being hosted by the UPES Pentecostal congregation at...

Tarheel Traveler Scott Mason Book Signing Nov. 16th At Heritage Center

The Johnston County Heritage Center in Smithfield will host a book signing by author Scott Mason on Saturday, November 16, from 11 am to...

NC MedAssist’s Health Care Resources Coming Saturday To Johnston County

NC MedAssist is holding a Mobile Free Pharmacy Event in Johnston County on Saturday, November 16th.  The event is open to any individual or family...

Relatives Of Ava Gardner Ask Town To Reconsider New Road Name

In a 4-to-3 vote on Oct. 1st, members of the Smithfield Town Council voted to rename the future Booker Dairy Road Extension as Ava...