Tuesday, October 15, 2019






Husband And Wife Arrested During Traffic Stop

A man and his wife were arrested Monday night after a shoplifting incident at Adam & Eve on N. Equity Drive in Smithfield. Smithfield Police...

Drive Thru Worker Assaulted With Hamburger, Police Say

An employee at a local fast food restaurant says a customer in the drive thru assaulted her with a hamburger. The incident was reported Wednesday...

Mayor Proclaims “American Legion Week” In Smithfield

Earlier this week, Mayor Andy Moore signed a proclamation honoring the 100th Anniversary of the American Legion and recognizing the week “which includes March...

Smithfield Native Performs For Sailors On Deployment

U.S. Navy Lt. Cody Walker, left, from Smithfield, North Carolina, and Lt. Cmdr. James Trogden, from Mines City, Montana, perform for Sailors on the...

Police Investigating Alleged Rape

Smithfield Police confirmed today (Wednesday) they are investigating the alleged rape of a Selma teenager. The victim told police the incident happened at an undisclosed...

Town Of Smithfield Considering New Tethering Ordinance

Due to numerous requests from citizens, Chief of Police Keith Powell says the Smithfield Police Department is looking at a new tethering ordinance.   The police...

Neuse Charter Robotics Team Participates In State Championship

Neuse Charter School's FTC robotics team, NUSA, participated in the NC state championship tournament on Saturday, March 2rd. The team finished 5th of 36 teams...

County, Town To Share Costs Of Library Repairs

The County of Johnston and the Town of Smithfield will pay a portion of the cost to make repairs to the Public Library of...

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...

Hospital Employee Stabbed In ER, Critically Injured

Update 11:00pm - Police Identify Suspect, Employee Stabbed Inside Hospital SMITHFIELD - An employee at Johnston Health in Smithfield was stabbed and critically injured by...