Saturday, May 28, 2022




US Marshals Apprehend Fugitive Wanted For Sexual Assault And Attempted Robbery

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WILSON'S MILLS -  After an extensive investigation and search by multiple law enforcement agencies in several states a suspect in a 2014 sexual assault...

Johnston Community College Celebrates Class Of 2022

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JCC confers degrees, diplomas; awards outstanding achievements at graduation ceremony SMITHFIELD - Johnston Community College’s spring graduation ceremony was held this week. The outdoor...

Jones Receives Multiple Honors, Degree, And Job

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Luke Jones has received two of Wayne Community College’s top awards for his program of study. Luke, a Mount Olive resident, was presented the Outstanding...

Wheeler Wins Republican District Court Primary

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In a race between two local attorneys, Travis Wheeler won Tuesday's Republican Primary for District Court Judge – District 11 Seat 2. In unofficial...

Commissioner Patrick Harris Clinches Primary Victory

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One-term incumbent Johnston County Commissioner Patrick Harris of Smithfield led the ticket Tuesday in the District 5 GOP Primary for the Board of Commissioners. Harris...

Smithfield Incumbents Win Reelection

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Smithfield Mayor Andy Moore and three incumbent town council members won reelection Tuesday. One new council member was elected. Mayor Moore, who was unopposed, received...

Double Homicide Suspect Found Dead In Field

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SMITHFIELD - A man wanted for a double homicide Monday morning in Fayetteville was found dead in a field off S. Brightleaf Boulevard in...

Chellie Cherry Named JCPS Teacher Assistant Of The Year

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SMITHFIELD - Johnston County Public Schools teacher assistant Chellie Cherry from West Smithfield Elementary was named the 2022 Teacher Assistant of the Year at...

Vehicle Linked To Double Homicide Located In Smithfield

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SMITHFIELD – A car believed to be connected to a double murder in Fayetteville was located Monday afternoon in the Smithfield city limits. Around 2:00pm,...

Smithfield Police Chief Seeking More Bilingual Officers

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Smithfield Police, like many other law enforcement agencies, struggle to keep up with the demand for bilingual officers. Police Chief Keith Powell hopes by...