Smithfield Town Employees To Receive $500 Bonuses

Approximately 140 Town of Smithfield employees will receive an extra $500 in their next paycheck.  Tuesday night, the Smithfield Town Council approved spending approximately...

Johnston County COVID-19 Alert Notification System

The Johnston County Public Health Department announced this afternoon they do not have a waiting list for the general public to receive the COVID-19...

Town Of Smithfield Adopts Social Media Policy

Members of the Smithfield Town Council have adopted a new social media policy for appointment board members and elected officials.  Town Manager Mike Scott...

Changes Approved For East River Subdivision

The Smithfield Town Council has unanimously approved a third revision to the master plan for the East River subdivision on Buffalo Road just north...

KS Bank Employees Complete Certification

KS Bank has announced that three employees have successfully completed the Accredited Banking Professional Certification from the Institute for Extraordinary Banking.  Hannah Giddens, Melissa...

Heritage Center Open By Appointment Only

The Johnston County Heritage Center remains open but is allowing visitors only by appointment until further notice. “We are using an abundance of caution to...

Johnston Health ICU Beds At Full Capacity Due To COVID-19 Surge

Johnston Health CEO Tom Williams says ICU beds at hospitals in Smithfield and Clayton are at capacity due to a surge in COVID-19 patients.  ...

Sports Cars Seized After Trooper Clocks Drivers At 130MPH

SMITHFIELD - Two sports cars were seized this morning (Tuesday) by the State Highway Patrol under the NC Run and Done Law.   Around 11:00am,...

Multiple Injuries Reported In Multi-Car Collision On Interstate 95

Multiple people were injured in a collision involving multiple vehicles this afternoon (Monday) on Interstate 95 in Johnston County.  The collision occurred around 4:00pm...

Motorist Ejected After Being Struck By Impaired Driver, SHP Says

BENSON - A motorist was ejected after his vehicle was struck by an impaired driving suspect on Christmas Day in Johnston County.  The two...