New Church Opening In West Smithfield

Church Will Not Be Required To Have ‘Traffic Attendant’  A new church will be opening in an existing storefront in West Smithfield.  Tuesday night, Down the...

County Hires Firm To Oversee Construction Of New Detention Center

SMITHFIELD - Johnston County Commissioners have approved the hiring of M. Durwood Stephenson & Associates Inc. to oversee construction of the new detention center...

Cleveland Road Repaving Project Begins Monday

Milling and repaving will last about a month SMITHFIELD – Drivers who use Cleveland Road in Johnston County should expect daytime delays when crews begin a...

Surplus Smithfield Vehicles, Equipment To Be Sold Online

The Smithfield Police Department and Public Works Department will be selling surplus vehicles and equipment online.  The Smithfield Town Council approved a request by...

Discovery Channel Celebrity To Appear With Local Robotics Teams

Craig Danby, a familiar face on Discovery Channel’s Battlebots, will appear with Johnston County’s only all-girl, FIRST Lego League robotics team, the Techno Tigresses,...

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...

Kay Carroll Files For Johnston County School Board

Calls For Wellness Audit Of Johnston County Schools Finances Late-Monday, Kay Carroll of Four Oaks filed for a vacant seat on the Johnston County School...

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...

Funds Approved To Replace Damaged Greenway Bridge

The Smithfield Town Council has agreed to replace a damaged bridge on the Buffalo Creek Greenway. During the February meeting of the Smithfield Town Council,...

Shoplifter Assault Store Clerk

A Smithfield store clerk was assaulted by a shoplifting suspect.  Police said it happened at 11:50am Tuesday at the Champion Outlet on Outlet Center...