Piano Stolen From Smithfield Church

For the second time in three years thieves have stolen from a Smithfield church. Around 8:00PM Saturday, a member of Lanwood Chapel Freewill Baptist Church...

NC DMV Announces Driver License Office Changes During COVID-19 Outbreak

Services At Clayton And Smithfield Offices By Appointment Only RALEIGH – Due to concern for the health and safety of its customers and staff during...

Heroin, Handgun Seized During Traffic Stop

Police in Smithfield seized a 9mm handgun, ammunition, suspected heroin and drug paraphernalia from a car during a traffic stop. Steven Mark Hair, 30, of...

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...

Security Camera Surprise: Man Recognizes Thief Who Broke Into Home

An arrest was made this morning (Friday) following a residential break-in near Smithfield that was captured on a home security camera. Johnston County deputies said...

Fire Department Purchases 20 New Air Packs

The Smithfield Fire Department has been given approval to purchase 20 new air packs.  The air packs will replace existing ones currently in use by...

2019 Johnston County Municipal Election Results

Roger Wood Wins Seat On Smithfield Town Council Former Smithfield Town Councilman Roger Wood won election Tuesday to a four year term. Wood will replace...

Coronavirus Testing Clinic To Open In Smithfield

SMITHFIELD - Johnston UNC Health has announced they will open a testing site for citizens who have coronavirus symptoms on Friday, March 13th. Officials...

Johnston County Requests Town Of Smithfield Annex Future Jail Site

Johnston County officials have requested the Town of Smithfield annex land off Highway 70 east of Interstate 95 that will be the future home...

Council Rezones 66 Acres Of Land In West Smithfield

In a unanimous vote, the Smithfield Town Council has rezoned five tracts of land totaling about 66 acres in West Smithfield.   The rezoning was requested...