Wednesday, February 8, 2023



County Commissioners Approve Plan For Up To 295,000 Sq.-Ft. Spec Space In Benson

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More Class A Industrial Space Set For Development BENSON - Johnston County’s inventory of high-quality industrial space is set to continue growing as E.D....

NCDOT Seeks Input On Widening Two Miles Of N.C. 210

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Public meeting set for Dec. 13 MCGEE’S CROSSROADS – The public is invited to attend a meeting and provide feedback on a proposal to widen two...

84 Year-Old Johnston County Woman Loses Over $30,000 In Scam

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BENSON - An elderly Johnston County woman lost a large sum of money after falling victim to the Grandparents scam. The 84 year-old Benson...

Sexual Assault Suspect Facing Added Charge

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BENSON - A former Clayton-area grocery store manager jailed since October 2021 on more than 50 felony charges is face one more charge. According to...

Countywide Property Tax Revalution Scheduled For 2025

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JOHNSTON COUNTY - Johnston County Commissioners approved a contract for the 2025 property revaluation. Pearson Appraisal Services, Inc., which conducted the 2011 and 2019...

SHP: Impaired Driver Fleeing From Trooper Slams Into Innocent Motorist

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BENSON - A motorist traveling below the posted speed limit on Interstate 40 in Johnston County was arrested after he led state troopers on...

2022 Benson Veterans Day Celebration

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BENSON - The annual Benson Veterans Day Celebration will take place this Saturday, November 5, 2022. The Run for the Brave 5K Race takes place...

Deputies Investigating Business Break-Ins

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JOHNSTON COUNTY - Sheriff's investigators are investigating several recent business break-ins. On October 27th around 2:36am, someone broke into Mac's General Merchandise at 4432 NC...

Suspicious Vehicle Fire Reported

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BENSON - The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious car fire. The fire was reported by a passing motorist on October 20th...

Father Charged With Failing To Safely Store Firearms After 2 Year-Old Son Accidentally Kills...

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BENSON - The father of a two year-old child who fatally shot himself in the head while playing with a loaded handgun will face...