Wednesday, December 1, 2021






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...

Suspect In Custody Following Attempted Bank Robbery

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Update 8:00PM: Police said the suspect was wearing a mask when he entered the bank. Shots were fired before police arrived.  The suspect was...

Jimmy Capps And The Malpass Brothers To Play Celebration Concert In Benson

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May 11th Recognition of Benson Native Jimmy Capps And His Contributions To Country Music If you’re a country music fan, you’ve probably heard Jimmy Capps on...

Car Slams Into Guardrail Seriously Injuring Driver

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The driver of a car that slammed into the end cap of a guardrail was pinned in the wreckage for about 30 minutes before...

Firefighter Killed In ATV Mishap At GALOT Motorsports

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A volunteer firefighter was killed in an ATV accident at GALOT Motorsports Park in southern Johnston County. 17 year-old Brock Currens was a cadet firefighter...

Fire Destroys Building

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A Benson-area building was destroyed by fire on Thursday. It happened at 990 Five Points Road next to McLamb’s Rest Home. Officials said some leaves were...

Benson Town Manager Leaving

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Going to Emerald Isle Benson’s town manager has announced he will leave the town to take a job as the manager of Emerald Isle. According to...

Driver Indicted For Felony Hit And Run

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A Johnston County Grand Jury has indicted a driver involved in a hit and run injury accident last year near Benson. The grand jury indicted...