Wednesday, January 22, 2020





Arrest Made In Dollar General, BP Break-Ins

A 54 year-old Smithfield man was arrested Sunday morning shortly after police said he broke into a business.  It was the second weekend business break-in....

Truck Wheels May Have Sparked Grass Fire On Interstate

Dual wheels off a tractor trailer may have sparked a grass fire this afternoon (Tuesday) on Interstate 95 in Johnston County.   The Smithfield Fire Department...

David Hall Named Market Executive With KS Bank

David L. Hall, Jr. has been named Wake County Market Executive and Commercial Relationship Manager for KS Bank.  Hall is responsible for growing KS Bank...

Council Rejects Townhouse Development

Plans for a proposed townhouse development on Highway 301 South in Smithfield were rejected by the Smithfield Town Council.  The council voted unanimously Jan. 7th...

Sex Offender Arrested After Following Woman Into Restroom At Johnston County Courthouse

A man on the NC Sex Offender Registry has been arrested after he reportedly followed a woman inside a restroom at the Johnston County...

Red Cross To Install Free Smoke Alarms In Johnston County On January 18

The American Red Cross is teaming up with community partners to install free smoke alarms during a Sound the Alarm event in Johnston County. The home fire...

Smithfield Man Charged With Possessing Counterfeit Money

Smithfield Police said they seized counterfeit $20 and $100 bills during a routine traffic stop.  Around 3:00am last Friday, Jan. 10th police stopped a vehicle...

Drunk Driving Suspect Charged With Hit And Run Accident

A Selma man is facing drunk driving and hit and run charges following an accident Monday night on North Fifth Street in Smithfield. Police said...

Stolen Money Found In Burglar’s Shoe, Police Say

Smithfield Police arrested a suspect who allegedly broke into a home and stole money.  Police said the stolen money was later found in the suspect's...

Parent Arrested On Campus Of Neuse Charter School

The parent of a student at Neuse Charter School was arrested on campus following an incident in the carpool lane. Students were being dismissed from...