Thursday, September 16, 2021






Suspect In Custody Following Standoff At Benson Motel

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  BENSON - A Cumberland County man is in custody following a 3-1/2 hour standoff with law enforcement officers in southern Johnston County. Around Noon today...

Update: Fatal Convenience Store Robbery Linked To Two Other Holdups

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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...

Tractor Trailer Driver Who Caused Deadly I-95 Wreck Was Impaired, Highway Patrol Says

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BENSON - A tractor trailer driver who caused a deadly eight vehicle wreck on Interstate 95 in Johnston County is being held in the...

Benson And Princeton Police Departments Awarded Grant To Add Officers

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The Benson and Princeton Police Departments are the recipients of a Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services COPS Hiring Program grant.  The Department...

I-40 Reopens Following Early Morning Fiery Crash

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BENSON - A beach trip nearly turned into a disaster early Saturday morning when a car heading east on I-40 near Benson stopped to...

Return To School Plan Unanimously Approved  

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SMITHFIELD - The Johnston County Board of Education met for two hours Thursday night and unanimously approved Superintendent Dr. Eric Bracy's Return to School...

Local 12 Year-Old Wins NHRA Championship

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BENSON - Bladen Core of Benson is the 2020 NHRA Southeast Division 2 National Open Series Champion.  Bladen is the 12-year-old son of Adam...

Do You Recognize This Woman?

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Do you recognize the woman in these security camera photos? If so, the Johnston County Sheriff's Office needs to hear from you. On March 9,...

High Speed Chase And Shooting At Police Leads To Federal Prison Sentence

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A Johnston County man was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison and three years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by...

School Board Approves Personnel Changes

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The Johnston County Public School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved the following recommendations made by Superintendent Dr. Eric Bracy:Assistant Principals - Two-Year Contract Zoraida Bennett...