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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Railroad Crossings Work Update (2-15-19)

RAILROAD CROSSINGS WORK UPDATE (2-15-19):

CSX crews began work on repairing crossings in the Harnett and Johnston areas earlier this month. 

A recent update states they will be working in Fayetteville next week and will return to Johnston County af...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

When school is out this summer, science is in!

Science in Summer Flyer

When school is out this summer, science is in!
The Science in Summer program will be held in the Benson Conference center June 17 – 21 (Level 1 and 2) and July 30 - August 1 (Level 3). There is no cost, but space is limited so registration is required.
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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Bidding Opportunity: Lee Street HVAC System

The Town of Benson is now accepting bids to install an HVAC system in the Lee Street facility.

If you are interested in applying for this work, please submit bids to Town of Benson Finance Director Kimberly Pickett by 2 pm Friday, February 22, 2019. At tha...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Press Release 1-30-19: Benson Water Disinfectant Notice 2-25-19 - 4-1-19

WATER DISINFECTANT NOTICE

1-30-19

Benson’s purchased water sources – water from the City of Dunn and Johnston County West – will be changing their water disinfectant from a chlorine and ammonia mixture to free chlorine beginnin...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Railroad Crossings Work Notice (2-5-19)

RAILROAD CROSSINGS WORK NOTICE (2-5-19): CSX has started work on repairing several crossings in the Harnett and Johnston area. Local Town of Benson crossings are expected to be impacted for 2-5 days each. Signage will be in place marking detour r...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Press Release 1-24-19: Benson to Launch New Pre-Pay Program for Utilities Customers

BENSON TO LAUNCH NEW PRE-PAY PROGRAM FOR UTILITIES CUSTOMERS 

1-24-19On Friday, February 1, 2019, the Town of Benson will launch a new pre-pay option for its utilities customers.With Benson Pre-Pay, there are no deposits, no late fees, and custome...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Bidding Opportunity: Fire Hydrant Installation

The Town of Benson is currently accepting bids for multiple new fire hydrant installations.

 If you are interested in applying for this work, please submit bids to Town of Benson Finance Directory Kimberly Pickett by 2 pm Thursday, Februa...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Press Release 2-1-19: Benson Police Investigating Hit and Run Involving Vehicle and Train

BENSON POLICE INVESTIGATING HIT AND RUN INVOLVING VEHICLE AND TRAIN2-1-19At approximately 2 am Friday morning, a vehicle drove around the railroad crossing gates on Main Street in Benson and was struck by a passing Amtrak train.The vehicle sustained signi...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Press Release 1-23-19: Benson Police Searching for Two Men Involved in Robbery

BENSON POLICE SEARCHING FOR TWO MEN INVOLVED IN ROBBERY 

1-23-19On Tuesday night (1-22-19), at approximately 11 pm, two men entered Domino’s Pizza located at 107 North Honeycutt Street in Benson.One man held an employee at gunpoint and f...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Press Release 1-23-19: Benson Police Searching For Teenager Reported Missing By Family

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BENSON POLICE SEARCHING FOR TEENAGER REPORTED MISSING BY FAMILY

UPDATE - 1-23-19 - 7pm

Mekaylah Stewart has been located and has returned home.

1-23-19Benson Police are currently searching for Mekaylah Stewart, 18, of the 500 block of North Ryals Street. She...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Press Release 1-16-19: Benson Selects Nathan Alford as Black History Honoree

BENSON SELECTS NATHAN ALFORD AS BLACK HISTORY HONOREE

1-16-19This year’s Black History Month honoree is a familiar face to hundreds of Benson natives. Whether he taught them in Social Studies, coached them on the field or on the...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Job Opportunity: Human Resources Associate

The Town of Benson is seeking a highly motivated professional to fill the role of Human Resources Associate. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills and a proven ability to creatively develop, implement, and lead human resources functio...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Job Opportunity: Business Development Coordinator

The Town of Benson is seeking a highly motivated and organized professional to fill the role of Business Development Coordinator. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated and driven public servant with a strong desire to promote Historic Downtown Benson, m...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Parks Maintenance Assistant

The Town of Benson is seeking qualified applicants for a Parks Maintenance Assistant in the Parks and Recreation Department. This position reports directly to the Athletic Program Coordinator. Responsibilities include daily park maintenance, programming a...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

2017 Consumer Confidence Report

This report is a snapshot of last year’s water quality.  Included are details about your sources of water, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies.  

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