Thursday, October 17, 2019






Ex-Girlfriend Accused Of Poisoning Drink

A Smithfield teenager was hospitalized Thursday after authorities said his drink bottle was poisoned. It happened just before 6:00PM at a home on Weatherspoon...

Retirement Reception Honors Caregiver For 41 Years Of Dedicated Service

A Retirement Reception was held for Ms. Janice Gaddis a Certified Nursing Assistant at Smithfield Manor Nursing and Rehab on September 20th.  Gaddis was honored...

Congressman Honors Retired Radio Legend Carl Lamm

U.S. Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) on Monday honored recently retired radio legend Carl Lamm. Rouzer presented Mr. Lamm with a flag that was flown over...

Mother, Daughter Accused Of Exploiting Money From Disabled Veteran

Two Johnston County women are accused by authorities of exploiting an elderly disabled veteran, in the process taking a large sum of money from...

Junior Women’s League Accepting Applications For Community Impact Grants

The Junior Women's League of Smithfield (JWL) is currently accepting applications for Community Impact Grant recipients for the 2019-2020 league year. The Community Impact Grant...

Gun Seized From Felon Inside Community Park, Police Say

Smithfield Police arrested two people and seized a pistol after locating a suspicious vehicle inside Smithfield Community Park. Police Captain R. Sheppard said an officer...

Portrait Honors Retired Chief District Court Judge

The Historic Superior Courtroom in the Johnston County Courthouse was filled Thursday afternoon with family, friends and former colleagues of retired Chief District Court...

Narron Receives NCBA Award

James W. Narron of Narron Wenzel, P.A. in Smithfield was honored recently as the second recipient of the North Carolina Bar Association Estate Planning...

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...

Troopers Cite Driver Following Highway 210 Crash

The driver of a BMW sport utility vehicle was cited for failure to reduce speed following a two vehicle accident September 12th at 3:55pm....