North Carolina SweetPotato Commission Launches K-12 Curriculum

BENSON – The North Carolina SweetPotato Commission (NCSPC), headquartered in Benson, has launched K-12 curriculum to help teachers and parents educate students about the state’s vegetable, the sweetpotato. In...

Driver Claims She Was Shot At While Putting Out Yard Sale Signs

BENSON - An Angier woman claims someone fire a gun at her car while she was putting out yard sale signs.  The incident was...

Troopers Release Name Of Driver Killed In I-95 Crash

Tractor Trailer Driver Charged With Death By Motor Vehicle BENSON - The State Highway Patrol has released the name of a driver killed in a...

New Zack’s Mill Road Bridge Opens

​BENSON – The Zack's Mill Road Bridge over the Pole Branch north of Benson has reopened.  The road was closed in April 2020 so the...

Passenger ‘Flips Off’ Deputies During High Speed Chase

A teenage driver and two passengers were arrested after crashing their car during a chase that reached speeds over 100 miles per hour around...

I-95 Crash Kills Female Driver, Injures 2 Children

BENSON - A tractor trailer slammed into the back of a Toyota Rav-4 on Interstate 95 in Johnston County early this morning (Tuesday) killing...

Three County Chase Comes To Fiery End

A man wanted by probation and parole led deputies on a three county chase before crashing his truck in southern Johnston County. The truck...

Stop Sticks End 120 MPH High Speed Chase

Johnston County deputies deployed stop sticks on Highway 50 near Benson ending a high speed chase.  Around midnight Aug. 7th, a SAFE Team deputy was...

Lottery Tickets Stolen From Convenience Store

BENSON - A man made away with several lottery tickets from a Johnston County convenience store.   On Aug. 10th around 8:00pm the suspect walked into...

Bystander Helps Deputy Struggling With Suspect

BENSON - A bystander helped a deputy sheriff who was alone on a traffic stop Saturday night in southern Johnston County.  Around 8:00pm, a...