Sunday, April 14, 2024


Johnston County Woman Wins $100,000 On A Scratch-Off

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BENSON - Brenda Harvey of Benson took a chance on a $50 scratch-off and won a $100,000 prize. Harvey bought her lucky $10 Million Spectacular ticket...

Dr. Vyas Pledges $500,000 To New Cancer Center

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Waiting room to be named in his honor LILLINGTON – The new comprehensive cancer center in Harnett County recently received a pledge for a...

Two Arrested During Drug Bust

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BENSON - Two Benson residents were arrested March 27 during a drug bust by the Johnston County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division.The sheriff's office tactical...

Murder Suspect Facing Additional Charge

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BENSON - The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has filed a new charge against a Benson man accused of fatally shooting his father. Kenneth Jake Dawson...

Benson Murder Suspect Makes First Court Appearance

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SMITHFIELD - A Benson man charged in the shooting death of his father made his first appearance in court today (Monday). Kenneth Jake Dawson reportedly...

One Person Dead In Benson Shooting

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BENSON - The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that left one person dead. It happened around 6:45pm today (Friday) in the...

JCPS To Host Four S.A.F.E. Mock Car Crash Events In Preparation For Proms 

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CLAYTON – On Tuesday, Johnston County Public Schools (JCPS) presented a mock car crash at Clayton High as part of the S.A.F.E. Mock Car...

Ex-Boyfriend Charged With Kidnapping 2 Children, Leading Officers On Chase

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BENSON – A man who reportedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend's two children from Lumberton was apprehended following a two county chase. It started Thursday afternoon when...

Benson Business Owner Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison

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NEW BERN – Jimmy Waylon Johnson, age 59, of Benson was sentenced by a federal court judge this week to 179 months and a...

West Johnston High School Second Quarter Honor Roll & Principal’s List

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West Johnston High School Second Quarter Honor Roll & Principal's List 2023-2024 Principal's List:Freshman:Julianne AllenKarina BalderasJordan BassElla BowcockMorgan BowcockEmmalea BoylesPreston ByrdLillian CalderoneMya CampbellJavier Castaneda...