March County Board Appointments

The Johnston County Board of Commissioners made the following appointments at their March 2019 monthly meeting: Board of Equalization & Review: David L. Grady of Kenly...

Smithfield-Selma High School’s Honor Roll and Principal’s List – 3rd Quarter

9th grade (Principal’s List—All As) Steven Acevedo Leyla Anthony Milsy Avila-Marmolejo Jacqueline Barboza-Garcia Ashley Barreiro Portilla Zachary Boothe Allen Brown Colin Bruns Geovanna Busigo Pellati Mia Calloway Connor  Cannon Lindsay Carroll Jaret Cervantes Gutierrez Michelle Chen Isabel Chitwood Chloe Cotto Graham...

Elderly Man Loses $4,200 In Scam

An elderly Smithfield man lost $4,200 in a telephone scam last week. The victim said he received a phone call from a person claiming to...

Summer Camp Registration Open At JCC

Fun options for elementary, middle and high school kids Cooking, CSI, biotechnology, robotics and more! Johnston Community College is offering several fun summer camps for kids...

New Cabin Opens At JCC’s Howell Woods

ADA compliant-facility supports tourism for the county and community Johnston Community College on Thursday celebrated the opening of a new cabin at Howell Woods Environmental...

Husband And Wife Arrested During Traffic Stop

A man and his wife were arrested Monday night after a shoplifting incident at Adam & Eve on N. Equity Drive in Smithfield. Smithfield Police...

Drive Thru Worker Assaulted With Hamburger, Police Say

An employee at a local fast food restaurant says a customer in the drive thru assaulted her with a hamburger. The incident was reported Wednesday...

Mayor Proclaims “American Legion Week” In Smithfield

Earlier this week, Mayor Andy Moore signed a proclamation honoring the 100th Anniversary of the American Legion and recognizing the week “which includes March...

Smithfield Native Performs For Sailors On Deployment

U.S. Navy Lt. Cody Walker, left, from Smithfield, North Carolina, and Lt. Cmdr. James Trogden, from Mines City, Montana, perform for Sailors on the...

Police Investigating Alleged Rape

Smithfield Police confirmed today (Wednesday) they are investigating the alleged rape of a Selma teenager. The victim told police the incident happened at an undisclosed...