Jade’s Jam Returns To Benson For Fifth Year

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Man Accused Of Selling Equipment He Reported Stolen

A Johnston County man was arrested Tuesday on obtaining property by false pretense charges. On March 8th, Thomas Ellis Barnhill of the 14000 block of...