Thursday, October 17, 2019






Suspect In Custody Following Attempted Bank Robbery

Update 8:00PM: Police said the suspect was wearing a mask when he entered the bank. Shots were fired before police arrived.  The suspect was...

New Helicopter Added To Harnett Health Fleet

Chopper transport to cut response times in emergenciesA medical transport helicopter, like the one shown here, is now stationed at Harnett Health's...

Child Sexual Assault Suspect Held Under $2 Million Bond

A 61 year-old Johnston County man is being held under a $2 million bond after his arrest on sexual assault charges. JoCoReport has learned the...

Jade’s Jam Returns To Benson For Fifth Year

Pet adoptions, accessories, food all on tap It’s the first weekend in April and it can mean only one thing to pet lovers — it’s...

Victim Seriously Injured At Benson Bar

An arrest has been made in connection with an assault at a Benson club earlier this month that left the victim with serious injuries. A...

Benson Man Facing Child Sex Offense Charges In Three Jurisdictions

Followed victim from residence to residence, police say  A Benson man, wanted in three jurisdictions after he was accused of molesting a child as they...

Farm Tractor Stolen Near Benson

Authorities are searching for a stolen farm tractor taking from a shelter. Between March 28th and March 31st  someone stole a John Deere 4610 tractor and...

Restaurant Employee Goes On Spending Spree With Customer’s Credit Card

An employee at a Johnston County fast food restaurant reportedly went on a spending spree with a customer's credit card after they mistakenly left...

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...

Johnston County School Board Violates Open Meeting Law

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