Saturday, August 24, 2019






Town of Smithfield Honors WTSB’s Carl Lamm

The Smithfield Town Council and Mayor Andy Moore recognized WTSB's Carl Lamm on Monday.  Carl is retiring this Friday, March 29th ending a 72 year...

Town Board Awards $212,840 Truck Bid

The Smithfield Town Council has awarded a $212,840 bid for the purchase of a 2020 International hook lift truck with a leaf box. Carolina Industrial...

SSS Student Chosen As NC Senate Page

Smithfield-Selma High School student Camryn Barefoot has been accepted to serve as a Senate Page for the North Carolina General Assembly.  Barefoot's application was...

Governor Cooper Appoints Jason Coats To Judicial Seat

Serving Harnett, Johnston and Lee Counties Governor Roy Cooper has appointed Jason H. Coats to serve as District Court Judge in Judicial District 11, serving...

Town Council Settles Dispute Between Adjoining Property Owners

SMITHFIELD - The Smithfield Town Council has settled a zoning issue between adjoining property owners after they could not work out a compromise. In April,...

Council Asks Property Owners To Reach Compromise In Disputed Case

The Smithfield Town Council has tabled a request to allow a former doctor's office be converted into a single family residence in hopes a...

Reading At Heritage Center Will Feature Smithfield Native Barbara Baker Elliott

Smithfield native Barbara Baker Elliott, author of The Accidental Mountaineer, will read selections from the book this Saturday, May 4th, at 11 a.m. at the...

Serious Crash Closes Interstate 95

UPDATE 3:50PM - All lanes of Interstate 95 in Selma have reopened.  Delays in the northbound lanes are still expected due to several miles...

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,...

Car Traveling In Reverse Slams Into SUV

Highway 301 South in Smithfield has reopened to traffic after being closed for more than an hour earlier today (Thursday) following a bizarre crash...