Thursday, October 17, 2019






Roger Pope Appointed To My Kid’s Club Board Of Directors

My Kid’s Club of Johnston County has announced the addition of Roger Pope, a UNC Kenan Flagler School of Business graduate and banker of...

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...

Daughters Embezzled Over $56,000 From Father’s Estate, JCSO Says

Instead of mourning the death of their father, two of his children are accused of spending nearly every penny he had to his name. On...

Family Pet Killed In Attack

A family's pet Chihuahua was killed after being attacked by two dogs. Smithfield Police and Animal Control are now investigating. The 72 year-old victim said...

Employee Accidentally Shoots Himself Inside Restaurant

An employee at a Smithfield restaurant was shot while at work.  The shooting was reported at 1:46pm Tuesday at San Marcos Mexican Restaurant at...

49 Year-Old Man Accused Of Sexually Exploiting 12 Year-Old

Search Warrant Issued For Benson Home Where Suspect Lived A 49 year-old man has been arrested by Smithfield Police on charges he sexually exploited and...

Update: Police Identify Suspect, Employee Stabbed Inside Hospital

Smithfield Police have identified the suspect who reportedly stabbed a hospital employee in the emergency room at Johnston Health in Smithfield this evening (Saturday). Police...

$1 Million For A New Neuse River Amphitheater?

On October 1st, the Johnston County Visitor's Bureau (JCVB) and the Smithfield Parks and Recreation Department submitted plans to the Smithfield Town Council for...

Police Search For Clues In Church Break-In

Police are investigating a break-in discovered Thursday night at a West Smithfield church. Smithfield Police were dispatched to Whitley Memorial Church at 300 Wilson's Mills...

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...