Thursday, September 16, 2021






Sex Offender Held On $500,000 Bond

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BENSON - A sex offender was arrested during a traffic stop June 12th on Chicopee Road in Benson. Narcotic agents with the Johnston County Sheriff's...

Fire Investigator: Candle Sparked House Fire That Injured Two People

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DUNN - Harnett County fire investigators have released the cause of a house fire last week that sent a mother and her child to...

Johnston County School Board Violates Open Meeting Law

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When the Johnston County School Board gathered at the Benson Town Hall Conference Center last month they likely violated the North Carolina Open Meeting...

Suspect Shot By Deputy Released From Hospital, Jailed On Drug Charges

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BENSON - A man shot in the wrist by a Johnston County deputy sheriff last week is out of the hospital and in the...

Firefighter Killed In ATV Mishap At GALOT Motorsports

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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...

United Community Bank To Resume Reopening Branch Lobbies

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United Community Bank has announced they are reopening lobbies at additional branch locations across their five-state footprint, effective this week. United closed lobbies in...

DWI Charge Filed In Car, Motorcycle Collision

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Crash Causes Power Outage A car and motorcycle collided Wednesday night in Benson. The 8:30pm accident happened at the intersection of N. Lee and...

3 Arrested During Four Oaks Narcotics Search Warrant

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Three people were arrested following a narcotics search warrant at a Four Oaks area home. Following an undercover drug investigation, agents with the Johnston...

Driver Dies From Injuries Sustained In Crash

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BENSON - A motorist involved in a single vehicle accident last week has died as a result of their injuries. The collision occurred on...

2020 State Annual Singing Convention Postponed

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BENSON - The 2020 State Annual Singing Convention scheduled June 26-28, 2020 has been postponed until next year. This would have been the Centennial...