Scheduled Power Outage for Thursday Morning PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 13 November 2012 18:54

Scheduled Power Outage


Duke Energy has scheduled an emergency repair to the Town of Benson Sub-Station for Thursday November, 15th from 1:00AM to 3:00AM.  Town officials are hopefull that  the repairs can be completed quicker.  Remember to have an alternate method for getting up Thursday morning.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 November 2012 19:05
71% Turn Out to Vote in Benson PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 06 November 2012 21:40

Voters Waiting in Line to Cast Their Ballots71% of registered voters in Benson turned out today to stand in line for approximately 45 minutes to cast their ballots.  By the end of the night 2027 ballots had been cast along with 68 provisional ballots and 873 early ballots.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 November 2012 22:38
Amanda Carroll Announced As New Cultural Arts Director PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 September 2012 11:33

 Amanda Carroll

The Town of Benson welcomes Ms. Amanda Carroll as the Cultural Arts Director for the Mary Duncan Public Library and the Benson Museum of Local History.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 11:38
Small Acreage Farming Subject of Workshop and Class PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 September 2012 10:11

GOLDSBORO, NC - Wayne Community College Continuing Education will offer
a free workshop and a class on succeeding at small acreage farming.

Tony Kleese of the Earthwise Company promises a lively discussion of
the market opportunities and production practices that are allowing
farmers across the state to make a living at farming, what the local
food movement is about, and why consumers are supporting it. “The
demand for local and organic food is very strong and growing,” he

N.C. State Fair Announces 2012 Concert Schedule PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 17 July 2012 09:51

RALEIGH - The 2012 State Fair boasts of an impressive lineup of concerts, featuring a variety of country, contemporary Christian, pop rock and R&B’s most talented artists and bands, as well as a special fundraising concert showcasing local college a cappella groups.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 July 2012 10:51
Town Of Benson Recycling Program PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 September 2012 11:38



Place bin curbside by 6 am




newspapers with inserts

aluminum and metal cans

magazines (slick shiny pages not over 1/4 inch thick)

plastic bottles with a neck (except motor oil and pesticides)

glass-clear, green and brown

mixed paper(copy paper, notebook paper, office and computer

paper, junk mail, shoe, soap and cereal boxes)








Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 11:58
Benson Residents Plan Mission Trip to Ohio PDF Print E-mail
Written by Brian Lee   
Tuesday, 18 September 2012 11:12

As a follow up to the April 2012 Harnett Street missions program, an opportunity to serve Christ in northern Ohio is being assembled.

Missions volunteers would travel from the Benson, North Carolina region to Madison, Ohio the weekend of October 4-7, 2012. The intent is to leave Benson on Thursday morning and return on Sunday night. Service work will include things like construction, painting, landscaping, evangelism and awesome fellowship!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 11:18
Jimmy Rose, Past Chamber President and Citizen of the Year Dies PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 30 July 2012 14:54

Jimmy RoseBenson, NC:  Mr. James Wood “Jimmie” Rose, age 82, of 502 West Harnett Street died Monday, July 30, 2012, at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield.  Funeral Services will be 11:00AM Thursday, August 2, 2012,

Last Updated on Monday, 30 July 2012 15:04
DRS Health Gets Big Break with WalMart PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 29 July 2012 14:18

DRS Health

 DRS Health, Inc., a North Carolina Company, Gets Retail Opportunity with Walmart

NORTH CAROLINA (July 23, 2012) DRS Health, Inc. has launched their present line of nutritional supplement to select Walmart locations in North Carolina and Florida. DRS Health, Inc. began several years ago with the goal of bringing genuine Healthcare products to the market. Dr. Marc S. Stevens, an award winning Orthopaedic Surgeon, vision was to provide high quality, effective nutritional supplements to support the healing process in patients preparing for and recovering from surgery.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 August 2012 12:48

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