Tuesday, October 15, 2019






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...

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...