Monday, May 10, 2021






DWI Charge Filed In Car, Motorcycle Collision

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Crash Causes Power Outage A car and motorcycle collided Wednesday night in Benson. The 8:30pm accident happened at the intersection of N. Lee and...

Car Crashes Into Fuel Pump, Bursts Into Flames

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SMITHFIELD - A car traveling in reverse ran off the roadway and collided with a fuel pump in front of a Smithfield convenience store,...

Concerned About Clutter And Cost, Council Rejects Large Parking Kiosk Signs

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In August 2016, the Smithfield Town Council approved The Wayfinding System Plan to eliminate sign clutter and to create consistent branded signs and styles...

No Injuries In Deputy-Involved Accident

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KENLY - A patrol car and SUV had to be towed from the scene of a two vehicle collision this afternoon (Wednesday) in northeastern...

DMV Resumes Regular Road Tests For Drivers 15-17 Years Old

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With health safety conditions improving in North Carolina, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is resuming regular road tests this week. This ends the...

NC 222 Near Johnston-Wayne County Line Closing For Two Weeks

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A section of NC Highway 222 near the Johnston-Wayne County line will close Wednesday morning, May 5th, weather permitting, to replace a crossline pipe...

Driver Seriously Injured After Car Strikes Tree

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The driver of a passenger car was seriously injured after colliding with a large tree. The single vehicle accident was reported about 6:30am Monday in...

Temporary Rail Crossing Closings Scheduled

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CSX officials will temporarily close several railroad crossings in Lucama, Kenly and Benson for track maintenance. In Lucama, the Main Street and Hill Street crossings...

NC 42 East Widening Project Requires Temporary Detour

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CLAYTON – The NC 42 widening project east of Clayton will require a temporary detour affecting East School Road. East School Road is scheduled to...

NCDOT Road Additions – April 2021

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At the request of the NC Department of Transportation, the Johnston County Board of Commissioners approved the following additions to the State Maintained Road...