Friday, February 28, 2020





17 Fire Departments Battle 10 Acre Fire

Seventeen fire departments from 4 counties battled a massive fire Saturday afternoon at Barefoot Pallet Company on Ira B. Tart Road. just outside of...

Fire Damages Vacant Home

A vacant home was gutted by flames early-Sunday. The blaze broke out around 2:00 AM on Highway 42 in eastern Johnston County. The Antioch, Bethany, and...

Church Break-In Suspect Claims He Was Looking For Help

A Johnston County man has been arrested for breaking into a Benson-area church.  A concerned citizen called deputies around 10:30pm Saturday saying they saw...

Man Accused Of Growing Marijuana

Deputies said they seized 4 marijuana plants found growing inside the garage of a home early Saturday. Officers responded to a domestic incident around 4:00...

Woman Arrested For Prescription Fraud

A Wake County woman was arrested at the Wal-Mart pharmacy in the Cleveland community Friday afternoon.  Deputies responded to the business after the woman,...

GWU Blanks Camels 5-0

Buies Creek - Gardner-Webb handed Campbell just its second shutout of the season to salvage a 5-0 game three win in the Big South...

School Club ‘Sews’ Support For Local Cancer Patients

The Benson Middle School sewing club is partnering with community members to make a positive impact on the lives of local cancer patients. The Pins...

Operation LAMB Donates Money To School Classrooms

Five exceptional children’s teachers in classrooms across the county received more than $200 each through the Knights of Columbus “Operation LAMB” program, which is...

1 Killed In Late Night Crash

One person died in a single vehicle accident Friday night in Johnston County. The accident occurred on Covered Bridge Road just east of Archer Lodge. Initial...

Johnston Health Foundation Awarded $10,000 Grant

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline Community Investment Program has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Johnston Health Foundation to support its campaign to purchase two...