Saturday, August 24, 2019






Registered Sex Offender Targeted In Scam

We're reported on numerous scams in the past, but this is the first time we've heard about a scam where a registered sex offender...

Smithfield Applies For NC DOT Pedestrian Planning Grant

In a unanimous vote, the Smithfield Town Council has authorized Town Manager Mike Scott to apply for a NC Department of Transportation Pedestrian Planning...

Suspects Rob Smithfield Business

Smithfield Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a clerk at a Smithfield business.  Officers responded to the armed robbery at 5:03PM Tuesday...

Business Break-Ins Could Be Connected

Police are investigating three business break-ins that were discovered hours apart.  The break-ins happened late-Monday night or early-Tuesday morning at the Vazquez Law Firm...

Businessman Wants To Operate Large-Scale Hemp Greenhouse

A local businessman has asked the Town of Smithfield to approve a request to turn a warehouse into a large indoor hemp greenhouse. Frank Lee...

31 People Charged In Cigarette Smuggling Operation

Locations in Smithfield, Four Oaks used as 'Stash Houses' A total of 31 people and one business have been indicted by a federal grand...

Police: Shoplifting Suspects Caught With Items Stolen From 3 Stores

Two women were arrested after they reportedly stole clothing items from three Smithfield businesses. Police said an alert store employee contacted Smithfield Police on July...

Woman Accused Of Stealing Merchandise From Walmart

A 30 year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly stole merchandise from the Smithfield Walmart then left without paying. Around 1:15am Friday, Smithfield Police said...

Adriane Stone Takes Oath As Smithfield Police Officer

A former state trooper and school resource officer has been hired by the Smithfield Police Department.  Adriane Stone received her Oath from Smithfield Mayor Andy...

Town Manager: Damaged Street Will Be Repaired As Soon As Possible

Smithfield Town Manager Mike Scott says repairs to a storm-damaged section of South Vermont Street will be made as soon as possible.  Nearly six inches...