Friday, February 23, 2024


Civilian Employees Will Investigate Most Smithfield Traffic Accidents

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Non-Sworn Community Safety Aid employees will assist police officers SMITHFIELD - At the request of Police Chief Pete Hedrick, the Smithfield...

JCPS Names Facilities And Construction Employee Of The Year

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Alex Gundler, Coordinator of Custodial Services, was named Johnston County Public Schools Facilities and Construction Employee of the Year. SMITHFIELD - Alex Gundler, Coordinator of...

Four Injured In Collision

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SMITHFIELD - Four people were injured, two seriously, in a traffic accident around 11:00am Wednesday. The collision occurred at the intersection of W. Market...

Couple Walking 3,000-Mile East Coast Greenway Makes Stop In Johnston County

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SMITHFIELD - A couple is walking the entire length of the East Coast Greenway raising funds for a nonprofit organization. Matt and Grace Grooms...

JCC Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony For New Engineering Building

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Johnston Community College, in conjunction with HH Architecture, has announced construction of the college’s $15 million, two-story Engineering Building which is scheduled to open...

2 Injured In Accidental Shooting Inside Smithfield Hotel

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Two guests were injured by accidental gunfire inside a Smithfield hotel room. Smithfield Police responded to the Sleep Inn & Suites at 270 North Equity...

Scratch-off ticket dishes up $200,000 prize for Johnston County chef

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Fredd Jordan, a chef from Smithfield, shopped for a scratch-off ticket at a Smithfield store and it dished up a $200,000 prize. Jordan, who said...

Early Voting Underway For 2020 Primary Election

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One-stop early voting for the 2020 primary elections in Johnston County is underway.  Four early voting sites opened across Johnston County this morning (Thursday).  Turnout was...

Arts Council & Friends Partner On New Murals Across County

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JOHNSTON COUNTY – Over the past year, the Friends of Johnston County Parks has worked in partnership with the Johnston County Arts Council on an outdoor mural project....

Fatal Afternoon Crash Under Investigation

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Smithfield Police are investigating a traffic accident that claimed one life.  Around 3:40pm, two vehicles collided on W. Market Street (US 70) at Durwood...