Juvenile Accidentally Shot By Friend Handling Firearm

Benson Police said they quickly determined a 911 call reporting a drive by shooting this afternoon wasn't true. At 1:54pm Saturday, officers were dispatched...

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...

Bullet Strikes Tractor Trailer During I-40 Road Rage Incident

A South Carolina truck driver escaped without injury after a gun was fired at his truck while traveling on Interstate 40 in Johnston County. Around...

Impaired Driver Attempts To Outrun Deputies, JCSO Says

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) arrested a Four Oaks man after he led SAFE Team deputies on a brief pursuit on his van. Around...

Suspect In Custody Following Standoff At Benson Motel

  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...

Benson Police Searching For Shooting Suspect

Benson Police are searching for a 17 year-old suspect considered to be armed and dangerous who is wanted in connection for a shooting at...

Benson Town Manager Leaving

Going to Emerald Isle Benson’s town manager has announced he will leave the town to take a job as the manager of Emerald Isle. According to...

Heavy Cross To Bear: 71 Year-Old Is On Second Cross-Country Trek

BENSON — Roger Gates walked across the country nearly four decades ago. He needed a little more than a year to trek from the...

Benson Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Soliciting Child Porn From Minors On The...

A Benson man has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for soliciting child pornography from minors over the internet.  United States District...

More Providers And New Acute Care Service At Benson Area Medical Center

Two new providers recently joined Benson Area Medical Center (BAMC) to deliver high-quality, compassionate care to patients, and the Center has started an acute...