Monday, May 10, 2021






Benson Pulls Plug On Crossroads Alliance

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By Eliot Duke Dunn Daily Record Benson commissioners dealt a crushing blow to a proposed three-town partnership between Interstate 95 communities. Representatives from Dunn, Benson...

RV Park Wins Approval Near McGee’s Crossroads

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In a split vote, the Johnston County Board of Commissioners has approved a controversial RV park in the rapidly-growing McGee's Crossroads community. In a...

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...

Officer Involved Shooting Reported In Benson

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BENSON - Numerous law enforcement officers are on the scene of an officer involved shooting. The shooting was reported around 11:00am in the 400...

Commissioners Approve $36 Million General Obligation Bond From 2018 School Referendum

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Funds Will Help Pay For New Thanksgiving Elementary School , JCC Engineering Building Johnston County Commissioners adopted a resolution April 19th approving the sale...

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...

JCSO: Deputy Witnesses Drug Deal, Makes Arrest

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BENSON - A Johnston County deputy happened to be in the right place at the right time. On Monday, April 26th, an officer reportedly...

Cleveland Road Property Rezoned For Produce, Christmas Tree Lot

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In a unanimous vote, Johnston County Commissioners approved a rezoning request for a lot at 9638 Cleveland Road in the Cleveland Township. Gene Lee...

Cleaning Solutions Business Relocating To Benson

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A cleaning solutions business, which has outgrown their location on Highway 70 East of Smithfield, will be moving to Benson. Johnston County Commissioners approved...

Drivers Killed In Fiery Head-On Crash

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The State Highway Patrol has identified two people killed in a fiery head-on crash this morning (Monday) in Johnston County. The collision was reported...