Saturday, August 24, 2019






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...

Two Wayne County Bridges To Be Replaced

Each road will be closed for six months for new bridge A pair of 68-year-old bridges in Wayne County will be replaced soon. The N.C. Department...

Teen Driver Falls Asleep, Causing Deadly Highway 70 Crash

A 19 year-old driver reportedly fell asleep and crossed the median on Highway 70, slamming into another vehicle Sunday morning killing a 35 year-old...

Selma Road Project Requires Closure For Railroad Work

Closure tentatively starts Monday, July 15 Ricks Road in Selma will be closed to through traffic for about two weeks starting Monday, July 15 to...

Highway 42 Reopens After Crash Damages Bridge

Highway 42 East of Clayton was closed for several hours late-Wednesday after a collision on the Neuse River Bridge. Around 6:30PM an eastbound driver reportedly...

5 Injured In I-95 Construction Zone Crash

Five members of a New York family were injured, one seriously, after their SUV crashed on Interstate 95 near the Micro exit this morning...

The Red, White And Blue

The colors of the season will be welcoming travelers in Johnston County this 4th of July. The county’s new patriotic but unmarked Highway Patrol cars...

State Highway Patrol Focuses On Safety For July Fourth Weekend

The State Highway Patrol is encouraging motorists to focus on safe driving while traveling to their intended destinations during the July 4th Holiday.  As...

Siblings Seriously Injured In Crash

A violent single vehicle crash Tuesday night injured three teenage siblings.  The crash occurred at 8:15PM on Short Journey Road between Swift Creek Road and...

Not Again: DOT Monitoring Second Possible Sinkhole On Highway 42 East

Less than two weeks after a section of Highway 42 East of Clayton was closed for 12 hours while a sinkhole was repaired, the...