Tuesday, April 16, 2024


75th Annual Benson Chamber Awards Banquet

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BENSON - The 75th Annual Benson Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet was held at The Barn at Broadslab on Thursday, February 1, 2024. The following individuals...

School Teacher Suspended Following 150 MPH Chase, Arrest

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BENSON - A high school teacher has been suspended with pay following his arrest by the State Highway Patrol. Latrell Tyree McDougald, age 24,...

Benson Man Charged In Bentonville Break-In

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NEWTON GROVE - A 32 year-old Benson man was arrested on felony charges after Johnston County deputies responded to a breaking and entering in...

8th Grader Wins “I Voted Early” Election Sticker Contest

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SMITHFIELD – The Johnston County Board of Elections has announced the winner of the "I Voted Early" sticker contest. The student with the most...

Suspect In Benson Nightclub Shooting Surrenders

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BENSON - The suspect in a weekend shooting at a Benson-area nightclub is in custody. Noah Syncere Rosa surrendered without incident around 2:00pm today...

Man And Woman Dead In Murder-Suicide

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BENSON - Two people are dead following an overnight murder-suicide. At 10:07pm Wednesday, the Johnston County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting at a...

WCC Announces Fall 2023 President’s & Dean’s Lists

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GOLDSBORO – Wayne Community College has honored 299 students for outstanding academic achievement in the fall 2023 semester. The College recognizes the students named below...

Man Linked To Vehicle Thefts From Used Car Dealer

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BENSON - An investigation into the theft of three vehicles stolen from a used car dealership in Johnston County has led to an arrest. On...

Shooting At Benson Club Leaves One Person Injured

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BENSON - A weekend shooting at a Benson nightclub is under investigation. Around 1:27am Sunday, the Johnston County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting...

Fire Destroys Mobile Home

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BENSON – A singlewide mobile home fire sparked a grass fire beside Interstate 40. Around 2:59pm Thursday, the Johnston County 911 Center received multiple calls...