Benson Teen Says He Was Robbed

An 18 year-old Benson man said he was robbed of his money and cigarettes.  The alleged incident happened Friday night around 7:30pm in a...

I-95 Widening Project Between Benson And Dunn Delayed

Project Delayed 12 Months Because Of COVID-19 Impact On NC DOT Revenues BENSON - As people across North Carolina have taken lifesaving measures to stop...

JCPS To Resume Food Service Next Week, Food Bank Assisting This Week

STARTING THE WEEK OF APRIL 27TH Johnston County Public Schools will resume curbside grab and go, pick up lunch service beginning on Monday, April 27th....

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...

CSX To Temporarily Close Rail Crossings For Maintenance

CSX officials will temporarily close several railroad crossings in Johnston, Harnett, Cumberland and Robeson counties for track maintenance. Railroad maintenance crews began work on April...

Extra Measures To Be Taken For Benson Board Of Commissioners Meeting

BENSON -  Due to restrictions related to COVID-19, the Town of Benson will implement extra measures to ensure their Board of Commissioners meeting tonight (Tuesday) will remain...

Highway 50 Crash Under Investigation

BENSON - The State Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a serious two vehicle accident Friday afternoon in southern Johnston County.  The collision...

Johnston County Bridge Being Replaced

BENSON – The Zack’s Mill Road bridge over the Pole Branch north of Benson closed Monday morning for a replacement project. The bridge, built in...

Woman Pushing Shopping Cart Struck And Killed

BENSON - A woman pushing a shopping cart near Benson was struck and killed by a pickup truck.  The crash happened Thursday night on...

Benson Residents Charged With Meth Possession

Two Benson-area residents were arrested Saturday for having suspected methamphetamines in their possession.  A sheriff's deputy stopped a GMC pickup truck on Barber Mill Road...