Wednesday, September 15, 2021






1 Killed In Collision Between Motorcycle And Pickup

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FOUR OAKS - One person was killed Friday afternoon after a motorcycle and pickup collided. The accident was reported around 3:30pm in the 2600...

Authorities Searching For Burglary Suspect Posing As Worker

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BENSON - The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is looking for a burglary suspect who appears to be posing as a worker. On Monday, August...

Town Of Benson Updates COVID Restrictions And Guidelines

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BENS0N - The Town of Benson is monitoring the local situation regarding COVID-19. Based on data and guidance from county and state officials, the Town...

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...

Meadow Volunteer Fire Department Loan

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Johnston County Commissioners have approved a tax exempt loan for the Meadow Volunteer Fire Department. The department plans to borrow $300,000 to purchase a...

Benson Reinstates Mask Mandate At Town Facilities

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BENSON - The Town of Benson has reinstated their mask mandate. On Wednesday, town officials said masks will be required by the public and...

NCDOT Awards Bid To Widen I-95 From Benson To Dunn

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Work to widen another section of Interstate 95 will begin soon, after the N.C. Department of Transportation awarded a $236.5 million contract in July. A...

Benson Woman Cited In Smithfield Traffic Accident

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SMITHFIELD - A Benson woman was cited for causing a two car collision Tuesday afternoon on Market Street (US 70) at South Sixth Street. ...

Two Benson Residents Appointed To University Of Mount Olive Board Of Trustees

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MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive has appointed five new Board of Trustee members:  Pam Hardison Braxton, Paula Coates, Sylvia Herring, Borden...

Arrest Made In Home Repair Scam

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CLAYTON - A Benson man has been arrested after he allegedly defrauded a Clayton homeowner.   The 76 year-old victim reported to authorities that he...