Thursday, January 23, 2020





Benson Police Searching For Man Wanted For Several Break-Ins

Benson Police are searching for a suspect following several area break-ins targeting local businesses. Multiple breaking and entering warrants have been taken out on Dantrel...

Arrest Made In Murder Of Sampson County Woman

A 23 year-old Dunn man is facing murder charges following a shooting at 5423 Harnett-Dunn Highway.  The Sampson County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene just...

Dunn Native Serves Aboard USS Harry S. Truman

ARABIAN SEA - Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Richard Wood, from Dunn, North Carolina, operates a capstan aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN...

Son Of State’s First Licensed Pilot Is Penning Memoir

Dave Stewart grew up hearing people tell stories of his legendary father, Alton Stewart. The youngest son of North Carolina’s first licensed aviator remembers...

Dunn Church Closes, Another Church Takes Over Building

When Pastor Daniel Macomber arrived at Cumberland Street Baptist Church in Dunn four years ago, he saw the warning signs. A checkered past, dwindling...

Grand Jury Indicts Man For Seriously Injured Benson Police Officer

A Johnston County Grand Jury has returned a indictment against a man who allegedly assaulted and seriously injured a Benson police officer earlier this...

Security Camera Surprise: Man Recognizes Thief Who Broke Into Home

An arrest was made this morning (Friday) following a residential break-in near Smithfield that was captured on a home security camera. Johnston County deputies said...

Human Bones Found After Well-Being Check At Dunn Home

The Harnett County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation after what appears to be human bones were found in the yard of a...

Harnett County Trio Sentenced On Federal Firearms Charges

This week, federal authorities announced the convictions and sentencing of three people from Harnett County on weapons charges.  United States District Judge James C. Dever...

Driver Who Fled From Benson-Area Checkpoint Arrested, JCSO Says

A motorist who reportedly did a u-turn to avoid a license checkpoint then led officers on a brief chase is facing several charges. Around 1:40PM...