Saturday, September 25, 2021






Interim Benson Town Manager Named

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The Benson Board of Commissioners has chosen an interim Town Manager. Frederick D. Nelson, Jr. will take over as Town Manager beginning May 23....

Arrest Made In 1972 Cold Case Murder Of Bonnie Neighbors

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More than 46 years after the death of Bonnie Wheeler Neighbors of Benson, the Johnston County Sheriff's Office announced this afternoon (Tuesday) an arrest...

Deputies Need Help Identifying This Man

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The Johnston County Sheriff's Office is asking for assistance identifying a man wanted for a larceny at a Benson area business. On April 16th, deputies...

Johnston County Schools Job Fair Draws Crowd Of Applicants

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BENSON - Hundreds of candidates attended the Johnston County Public Schools Job Fair on Saturday, April 13, at West Johnston High School near Benson. Chief...

Farm Heritage Days Return To Benson

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Lots to do for fans of antique tractors Fans of antique tractors will have plenty to keep them occupied this weekend at Benson’s Chamber Park. The...

Update: Benson Bank Robbery Suspect Captured In South Carolina

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UPDATE: Ronnie  Wessinger was located in Greenville, South Carolina Tuesday night about 8:35pm and was taken into custody. Wessinger is facing charges of Attempted Robbery with a...

Jade’s Jam Returns To Benson For Fifth Year

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Pet adoptions, accessories, food all on tap It’s the first weekend in April and it can mean only one thing to pet lovers — it’s...

Farm Tractor Stolen Near Benson

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Authorities are searching for a stolen farm tractor taking from a shelter. Between March 28th and March 31st  someone stole a John Deere 4610 tractor and...

Former NCSU, NBA Champion Named West Johnston Head Coach

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West Johnston High School named former NC State standout and NBA champion Chucky Brown as the school’s boys basketball head coach at a special...

Six Principals Complete Distinguished Leadership Program

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Johnston County Public Schools had six principals recently complete the Distinguished Leadership Program (DLP), a year-long leadership development program for practicing school principals. West Clayton...