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Posted on: February 13, 2024

ROUNDABOUT UPDATE (2-13-24): INTERSECTION NOW CLOSED

The intersection at Main Street (NC50) and Wall Street (US301) is now closed for the construction of the roundabout. 

The work on the roundabout is expected to take 60 days. Detour signage has been installed around the work zone and along US301 an...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

NOTICE (2-7-24): 4-Way Stop at Dunn and Parrish + Roundabout Update

The intersection at S. Dunn St. and E. Parrish Drive (at McDonald’s) will become a 4-way stop this week. Public Works will install the additional stop signs at the intersection on Friday (2-9-24). Please be aware of this change as you drive through Benson...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

WATER DISINFECTANT NOTICE (1-22-24)

Beginning March 1, 2024 the Town of Benson’s drinking water supply will be temporarily undergoing a change of water disinfectant from chloramines (chlorine and ammonia) to free chlorine. 
Chloramine disinfection will resume April 1, 2024...
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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Benson Included in Cycle NC's 2024 Mountains to the Coast Ride

We are thrilled to be included in this year's Cycle North Carolina Mountains to the Coast ride!Now in its 25th year, the 2024 route, co-sponsored by RetireNC, starts in Spruce Pine with overnight stops in Lenoir, Statesville, Th...

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Posted on: December 20, 2023

The Benson Police Department is Now Utilizing the Take Me Home Database

Take Me Home is a database for people who may need special assistance if they are alone or in times of emergency (autism, dementia, Alzheimer's, etc.). This kind of assistance may be required if the person is unable to speak or properly identify themselve...

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