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RALEIGH—The 11:30 a.m. briefing from the National Weather … more
SMITHFIELD- Johnston County officials declared a state of emergency at 7 a.m. this morning.  Johnston County issued the press release about the state of emergency at 3 p.m., eight hours … more
CLAYTON — N.C. 42 was closed in both directions Tuesday afternoon at the Buffalo Road intersection after a CenturyLink subcontractor struck a gas line while installing cable and fiber optic … more
SELMA- Drivers who use U.S. 70 at Ricks Road in Selma will encounter delays on Wednesday and Thursday. As part of the widening of Ricks Road, an N.C. Department of Transportation contractor … more
CLAYTON- Johnston  County Sheriff's detectives are seeking three suspects in the  shooting death of a 15-year-old Clayton youth. On Saturday, July 13, sheriff's deputies were … more
CLAYTON- A contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation will close N.C. 42 over the Neuse River in Johnston County in 30-minute increments on July 15 between 12:01 a.m. and 4 a.m. The … more
FOUR OAKS—A Johnston County pastor is accused of raping a 13-year-old girl. more
SMITHFIELD — The second teacher in a week busted by Johnston County Public Schools for fake credentials is the wife of the former Cleveland High School social studies teacher and assistant … more
The Johnston County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $243 million 2019-2020 budget Monday night, June 17. more
The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced Friday I-95 South will be closed on Monday, May 20, from Mile Marker 107 to Mile Marker 103, between 11 a.m. and 5 a.m. due to construction … more
PRINCETON- The N.C. Department of Transportation is inviting people to attend a meeting in Princeton on Tuesday, May 21 to review a revised proposal for improving a nearly 7-mile segment of U.S. … more
SMITHFIELD — A Johnston County family and a retired state investigator who has worked the county’s longest cold case can both breath a sigh of relief. The man who allegedly kidnapped and murdered … more
SELMA — Selma Police Chief Billy Thomas said Thursday no charges have been filed in a collision between two fuel transport trucks that occurred near the intersection of U.S. 301 and U.S. 70 in Selma around 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. more
MACCLESFIELD — Federal and state investigators combed through rubble Monday at the site where the Macclesfield Volunteer Fire Department’s fire station burned to the ground Sunday. A blaze … more
ELM CITY — When Tara Jones heard the tornado warning, she gathered her husband and their 10 children downstairs in their Elm City home. “We took all of the children, and we put them in the … more
Portions of the shoulder along Wheat Swamp Road in Lucama are flooded, but other sections are missing, along with the adjoining pavement, as floodwaters rise and wash out the road. The rural road was … more
SNOW HILL — Both land and a contractor have been acquired to construct a satellite county EMS station near Walstonburg. The 2,800 square-foot metal-frame facility will be located on the corner … more
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