Thursday, September 23, 2021






Mobile Outreach Unit’s First Assignment: Treating Patients Newly Diagnosed With COVID-19

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SMITHFIELD - Within hours of being delivered Wednesday, Johnston Health’s brand new mobile outreach unit was called to action. Starting Monday, it will be...

Catalytic Converters Stolen From County Vehicles

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SMITHFIELD - Johnston County deputies are investigating the theft of catalytic converters from two county owned vehicles. On September 3rd, Cooperative Extension Director Bryant Spivey...

Break-In Reported At JCC

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Smithfield Police are investigating a break-in discovered at Johnston Community College. At 9:24pm Tuesday, college security located a break-in at the JCC Arboretum on...

Co-Defendant Sentenced To Prison For Sex Trafficking

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RALEIGH – Antoine Lamar Wallace of Garner, formerly of Smithfield, was sentenced Wednesday to 156 months in federal prison for his role in the...

Smithfield Names New Fire Chief

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The Town of Smithfield has announced the hiring of a new fire chief. Mike Brown of Wilson will begin work as Smithfield Fire...

Report: Suspect Caught Stealing Lumber From Subdivision

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SMITHFIELD - A 34 year-old man was arrested last week after he allegedly stole lumber from a subdivision under construction not far from his...

Diamond Rings Shoplifted From Jewelry Store

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SMITHFIELD - Detectives are investigating a shoplifting incident at a local jewelry store.  It was reported September 1st at Zale's Jewelers on Outlet Center...

Battlebots Competitor Visits Local Robotics Team

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Students from FIRST Robotics Competition Team 6004 f(x) Robotics hosted at Smithfield Selma Senior High School check out one of Craig Danby's original Battlebots,...

$17.79 Million Bid Award For New Johnston County Public Safety Center

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Sheriff's Office, Emergency Management Will Move From Courthouse SMITHFIELD - The Johnston County Sheriff's Office, Emergency Management, and E-911 Center will relocate from the...

Administration Changes For JCPS Virtual Academy, Innovation Academy

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SMITHFIELD - Johnston County Public Schools announced administration transitions Thursday for the JCPS Virtual Academy and the Innovation Academy at South Campus. Patsy Elrod resigned...