Shoplifting Suspect Facing Felony Charges

Smithfield Police have arrested a 44 year-old woman on five charges - three of them felonies - following a shoplifting incident at Burkes Outlet. On...

Cleveland Road Repaving Project Begins Monday

Milling and repaving will last about a month SMITHFIELD – Drivers who use Cleveland Road in Johnston County should expect daytime delays when crews begin a...

Smithfield Reapplies For $750,000 Community Development Block Grant

One year after being rejected for a Community Development Block Grant, the Town of Smithfield has reapplied for funding. In 2018, the Town attempted unsuccessfully...

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...

Johnston Man Charged In Goldsboro Sexual Assault

An investigation that began nearly two years ago resulted in the arrest today (Monday) of a Johnston County man on child sexual assault charges...

Town Tables Revision Of Food Truck Ordinances

Smithfield Planning Director Stephen Wensman admits the Town of Smithfield has been in violation of their own Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) when it comes...

Smithfield Property Owners Will Pay About 8.9 Percent More In Property Taxes This Year

Calling it a budget to move the Town of Smithfield forward, the Town Council voted 7-to-0 to approve Manager Mike Scott's $15.02...

Police: Walmart Employee Stole Multiple Items

A former employee at Walmart in Smithfield has been arrested for allegedly stealing items numerous times within the past month.

Court of Appeals Rules Against Town Of Smithfield In RV Park Lawsuit

In a unanimous decision, the NC Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday against the Town of Smithfield’s attempts to block a controversial RV Park. In the...

Smithfield Police Create ‘No Parking Zone’ On Towne Centre Place

At the request of Police Chief Keith Powell, the Smithfield Town Council has approved creating a No Parking Zone on Towne Centre Place.  The street...