Man Accused Of Selling Equipment He Reported Stolen

A Johnston County man was arrested Tuesday on obtaining property by false pretense charges. On March 8th, Thomas Ellis Barnhill of the 14000 block of...

Benson Baptist Church Choir Invited to Perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City

Distinguished Concerts International New York City (DCINY) announced that Todd Johnson and the Benson Baptist Church Choir have been invited to participate in the...

Update: Benson Bank Robbery Suspect Captured In South Carolina

UPDATE: Ronnie  Wessinger was located in Greenville, South Carolina Tuesday night about 8:35pm and was taken into custody. Wessinger is facing charges of Attempted Robbery with a...

Interim Benson Town Manager Named

The Benson Board of Commissioners has chosen an interim Town Manager. Frederick D. Nelson, Jr. will take over as Town Manager beginning May 23....

Fire Destroys Building

A Benson-area building was destroyed by fire on Thursday. It happened at 990 Five Points Road next to McLamb’s Rest Home. Officials said some leaves were...

54 Years After His Death, Lost Dog Tags Returned To Fallen Marine’s Family

Memorial Day 2019 will be one that the family of a fallen Johnston County Marine will never forget. Lance Corporal Harold Vernon Dayringer Jr. of...

Benson Bank Robbery Suspect Jailed Under $1 Million Bond

A 46 year-old South Carolina man charged in the April 2nd attempted robbery of the PNC Bank on South Wall Street in Benson is...

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Held In Benson

It was a packed house inside the Benson Baptist Church Fellowship Hall this morning (Thursday) for the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast — a Benson tradition...

Firefighter Killed In ATV Mishap At GALOT Motorsports

A volunteer firefighter was killed in an ATV accident at GALOT Motorsports Park in southern Johnston County. 17 year-old Brock Currens was a cadet firefighter...

Suspect In 1972 Murder Of Bonnie Neighbors Indicted By Grand Jury

A Johnston County Grand Jury has returned a True Bill of Indictment against a Florida man charged in the 1972 death of Bonnie Neighbors...