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...

Benson Man Arrested For Violent Attack On Girlfriend, JCSO Says

A 29 year-old Benson man is facing felony assault charges after authorities said he seriously injured his girlfriend during a domestic related assault.  The incident...

Store Clerk Accused Of Stealing Winning Lottery Ticket

Johnston County deputies have arrested a convenience store clerk for allegedly stealing a winning lottery ticket from a customer. On Monday, a customer went to...

Benson Town Manager Leaving

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

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...

Argument Over TV Escalates Into Stabbing, Police Say

An argument over a TV is believed to have escalated into a stabbing. Benson Police and Johnston County EMS responded to a 911 call...

Man Accused Of Abusing 3 Year-Old With Belt

A 27 year-old father has been charged with abusing his 3 year-old son with a belt.  The alleged incident happened over the Christmas holidays while...