Former NCSU, NBA Champion Named West Johnston Head Coach

West Johnston High School named former NC State standout and NBA champion Chucky Brown as the school’s boys basketball head coach at a special...

Scam Costs Victim $4,000

A 71 year-old Johnston County woman lost $4,000 in a scam last month. The incident was reported to law enforcement last week but they...

Cleo McKinnon Selected As Benson’s Black History Honoree

This year’s Black History Month honoree has made it her mission in life to improve the well being of children in Benson. If she’s...

United Community Bank Prepared To Assist Small Business Customers Obtain Relief Through Federal CARES...

United Community Bank has announced its plans to support communities and help small businesses obtain funding relief through the Paycheck Protection Program under the...

Suspect In 1972 Murder Of Bonnie Neighbors Returned To Johnston County

SMITHFIELD - A Florida man arrested last month for the 1972 cold case murder of Bonnie Wheeler Neighbors of Benson was extradited from Florida today (Friday)...

Update: Fatal Convenience Store Robbery Linked To Two Other Holdups

Late-today (Thursday), the Johnston County Sheriff's Office and Garner Police announced they believe three armed robberies reported since Tuesday night are likely related. They also...

Hit And Run Driver Strikes Home Causing $10,000 In Damage

A Selma man was arrested Sunday after he reportedly struck a Benson-area home causing extensive damage.   Jose De Jesus Villa, 50, of Meadowbrook Lane was...

Deputies Arrest Driver After Responding To Suspicious Vehicle Call

The driver of a pickup truck was arrested and jailed after deputies with the Johnston County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a...

Benson Court Relocating Due To Broken AC Unit

A broken air conditioning unit has forced Johnston County Court officials to relocate. Benson District Court is scheduled for this Friday, July 19th. However, a...

4 Juvenile Suspects Linked To Rash Of Egg-Throwing Cases

Four juvenile suspects are facing petitions following a string of vandalism first reported in late December. Benson Police located and detained four male juveniles —...