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Posted on: January 20, 2022

WINTER WEATHER UPDATE (1-20-22): Town Facilities to Open on 2-Hour Delay Friday (1-21-22)

WINTER WEATHER UPDATE (1-20-22 @ 4:45pm): 
In anticipation of potential icy conditions Friday morning (1-21-22), Benson Town Hall, Parks and Recreation, and the Library/Museum will open on a two-hour delay (10:30am). 

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

PUBLIC INPUT NEEDED (1-19-22): Lee Street Complex Survey

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We need your help in deciding the future of the Lee Street Complex! As the Town of Benson continues to grow and develop, how would you like to see the Lee Street property (building next to the Fire Department) used? We want to hear your ideas! 

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

ROAD CLOSURE/WORK NOTICE (1-18-22)

ROAD CLOSURE/WORK NOTICE (1-18-22) 

Benson Public Works will be closing N. Lincoln Street intermittently throughout the week — starting this morning — to install sewer service for area lots. 

The closure will detour tra...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

NOTICE: New Temporary Library Hours Beginning 1-5-22

NOTICE (1-5-22): 
The Mary Duncan Public Library has changed its hours temporarily beginning today (1-5-22). 

The new hours are as follows: Monday-Thursday - 10am-5:30pm, Friday - closed.

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

NOTICE: Benson BOC Returns to Two Monthly Meetings for 2022

Following Wednesday night's Special Called meeting, the Benson Board of Commissioners unanimously approved to return to meeting twice a month — on the second Tuesday and fourth Thursday. 

Meetings will be continue to be announce...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

PRESS RELEASE (12-15-21): Benson Increases Starting Police Salary, Adds Sign-On Bonus

PRESS RELEASE (12-15-21): Benson Increases Starting Police Salary, Adds Sign-On BonusIncreases full-time officer positions from 16 to 18.During its December meeting, the Benson Board of Commissioners unanimously approved four measures that will help facil...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

2022 Town Calendar is Heading Your Way!

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The 2022 Town Calendar has been sent out and should be showing up in your mailbox soon (for town residents)!

Want some extra copies? No problem! Extra calendars will be available next week at Town Hall, Benson Parks and Recreation, the Ma...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

PRESS RELEASE (11-19-21): Benson to Receive More Than $22 Million for Infrastructure Upgrades

Benson to Receive More Than $22 Million from State Budget for Infrastructure UpgradesFunds will be utilized for wastewater treatment plant and water/sewer lines.11-19-21With the signing of the state budget into law on Thursday, the Town ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

REMINDER (11-9-21): Fall yard debris collection is underway!

REMINDER (11-9-21): 
Fall yard debris collection is underway! 
Town of Benson leaf collection is now underway and will run through January 31, 2022. During this time, you can pile leaves behind your curb and they will be collected weekly o...
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Posted on: September 6, 2021

PRESS RELEASE (9-7-21): Benson Launches New Citizen Engagement Mobile App

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Benson Launches New Citizen Engagement Mobile App 

9-7-21The Town of Benson is excited to launch Benson NC Connect, a new mobile citizen engagement application powered by GOGov. This application puts the power of Town Hall in the...
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