Thursday, January 23, 2020





Selma Man Killed In Clayton Area Crash

The NC Highway Patrol says speed was a contributing factor in a fatal single vehicle accident near Clayton.  The accident was reported at 8:51pm...

Truck Wheels May Have Sparked Grass Fire On Interstate

Dual wheels off a tractor trailer may have sparked a grass fire this afternoon (Tuesday) on Interstate 95 in Johnston County.   The Smithfield Fire Department...

Johnston County School Bus Involved In Accident

A public school bus carrying students to Cooper Academy in Clayton was involved in an accident this morning (Friday) on N. Fayetteville Street. Emergency crews...

NC DOT To Extend Highway 42 East Across US 70 In Clayton

Right-of-way acquisition could begin later this year  Town of Clayton leaders are celebrating what they call a huge transportation triumph today thanks to the tireless...

Dump Truck Downs Electrical Lines

Several homes and businesses were without power for a few hours Tuesday morning after a dump truck knocked down several electrical lines and a...

No Charges In Death Of Bicyclist

The death of a 65 year-old bicyclist is the first traffic fatality in the Smithfield city limits this year. Around 4:11pm on January 4th, Walter...

Driver Charged In Car Crash Next To Courthouse

Two people were injured Friday afternoon when a pickup truck and passenger car collided at the intersection of E. Johnston Street and S. Second...

1 Killed, Mother And Baby Injured In Collision

UPDATE 9:05PM - The Highway Patrol has identified the pickup truck driver killed in the accident as Atlas Glen Willoughby, 59, of Kenly. The...

3 Trucks Collide At Princeton Intersection

Three big trucks collided at the intersection of Old Cornwallis Road and Edwards Road, just north of Princeton, shortly after 10:00am Monday. An out-of-state...

Car Found In Rural Farm Pond

Early Sunday morning a car was reported to have crashed into a northern Johnston County farm pond and was completely submerged. The Antioch Fire Department...