Suspect Runs Out Of Gas On Stolen Car

BENSON - A 21 year-old woman was arrested on felony charges after Johnston County deputies said they found her sitting on top of a...

Benson Mule Days Postponed Until 2021

BENSON - The Benson Chamber of Commerce announced late-today they will not hold Mule Days this year due to COVID-19 concerns.  The festival will...

Marijuana Found Inside Car Stopped On I-40

A Wake County man is facing several charges after being stopped by the Highway Patrol on Interstate 40 in Johnston County.  Around 2:00am Sunday,...

Suspect Linked To Break-In At Taco Bell / KFC Restaurant

BENSON - The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has arrested a suspect in connection with a break-in discovered last month at the Taco Bell /...

One Injured In House Fire

Quick response credited with saving neighboring homes DUNN - One person was injured in a Dunn house fire that prompted quick response from multiple agencies...

Fire Damages Vacant Home

A vacant home was heavily damaged by flames Tuesday morning.  A 911 call was received around 11:00am reporting the fire in the 800 block...

Benson Sisters Raise $1,100 For Ronald McDonald House

Madelyn and Saylor-Claire, the children of Ericka and Corby Herring of Benson, recently raised $1,100 for The Ronald McDonald House. They presented a check...

Four Local Fireworks Displays Scheduled

The Fourth of July is a time for celebration across the country, and here in Johnston County - fireworks are a crowd favorite...

Suspicious Fire Under Investigation

BENSON - The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious fire near Benson.  The blaze was reported around 2:00am Tuesday in the 11000...

United Community Bank Donates $10,000 To United Way

United Community Bank has announced gifts totaling $10,000 to four United Way chapters throughout the bank’s southeastern footprint. The donations, which will help United...