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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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Posted on: October 18, 2018

PRESS RELEASE (10-18-18): NCDOT Sets New Date for I-95 Widening Meeting in Benson

NCDOT Sets New Date for I-95 Widening Meeting in Benson

NCDOT has announced the new date for its public input meeting concerning the upcoming I-95 widening project. For Benson area residents, the meeting information is: 

Thursday, November 8, 20185...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Public Notice (10-16-18): Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

Notification of Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

10-16-18

The Town of Benson had a discharge of untreated wastewater on October 15, 2018 of an estimated 1,500 gallons at the headworks inside its Wastewater Treatment Plant.

The affected area was confined to ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

PRESS RELEASE (10-15-18): NCDOT Reschedules Main Street Paving to Begin November 5

PRESS RELEASE (10-15-18):
NCDOT Reschedules Main Street Paving to Begin November 5
NCDOT has informed the Town of Benson that due to setbacks caused by inclement weather Main Street paving will now begin on Monday, November 5.
Contractors are set to begin Mo...
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Posted on: October 2, 2018

18-19 Youth Basketball Registration

Hey Benson! It's that time of the year again! Basketball season is around the corner and Benson Parks & Recreation is taking signups now for the upcoming season. 

Do you enjoy some b-ball? Know someone who does? Be sure to contact BPRD! We'll ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Nominations for Eighth Annual Black History Month Celebration - February 24, 2019

Nominations for Eighth Annual Black History Month Celebration February 24, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Benson Museum of Local History is seeking nominations for an honoree at the 2019 Black History Month Open House.

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

PRESS RELEASE (9-20-18): Benson's Veteran’s Day Celebration and Run for the Brave 5K on Nov. 3

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Join The Town of Benson on November 3 for its Veteran’s Day Celebration and Run for the Brave 5K

9-20-18

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, the Town of Benson has had to rearrange a few dates for its fall events season.

With Mule Days being mo...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Public Notice (9-20-18): Overflow of Untreated Wastewater

Notification of Overflow of Untreated Wastewater 

9-20-18

General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallon...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Public Notice (9-18-18): Overflow of Untreated Wastewater

9-18-18

General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters.

In accordance with that r...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Benson Receives NC Grant for Lee Street Complex Improvements

BENSON RECEIVES NC GRANT FOR LEE STREET COMPLEX IMPROVEMENTS

On Friday (8-24-18), the North Carolina PARTF Authority awarded the Town of Benson a Parks and Recreation Trust Fund grant totaling $366,850. These funds will be used for major updates and additi...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Public Notice (8-9-18): Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

NOTICE OF DISCHARGE OF UNTREATED SEWAGE

8-9-18

The Town of Benson had a discharge of untreated wastewater from a manhole along Lee and Parrish Streets of approximately 8,000 gallons. The discharge occurred on August 9, 2018. The untreated wastewater entered...

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