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Posted on: September 21, 2021

PRESS RELEASE (9-21-21): Mule Sculpture Installed in Benson

PRESS RELEASE (9-21-21): 
Mule Sculpture Installed in Benson
Standing proud at the intersection of Highways 27 and 50

The Town of Benson is excited to announce the installation of its mule sculpture on the pedestal at the intersection of Highways 27...
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Posted on: September 20, 2021

MULE DAYS GOLF CART INSPECTIONS INFO (9-20-21)

MULE DAYS GOLF CART INSPECTIONS INFO (9-20-21): 

Benson PD will be inspecting Golf Carts the week of Mule Days beginning TODAY (9-20-21) to Friday (9-24-21) from 8:30am to 7pm (with the chance of closing earlier on Monday and Tuesday). There will ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

DOG PARK TO OPEN THIS EVENING (9-17-21)

DOG PARK TO OPEN THIS EVENING (9-17-21):

The Benson Dog Park (100 Water Place Landing - beside the Hampton Inn) will be reopened this evening. 

Unfortunately, The play spaces are now smaller, but this was necessary to fit the plans for NCDOT&a...
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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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Posted on: September 2, 2021

REMINDER (9-2-21): FALL BULK YARD DEBRIS COLLECTION

We’re making every effort to Keep Benson Beautiful! In addition to the weekly curbside collection of your green yard waste can, the Town has contracted with GFL to provide the collection of bulk yard debris and sticks twice per year (spring and ...
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Posted on: August 17, 2021

PRESS RELEASE (8-17-21): Current Town of Benson COVID-19 Restrictions and Precautions

The Town of Benson is constantly monitoring the local situation regarding COVID-19. Based on data and guidance from county and state officials, we have updated our COVID-19 restrictions and precautions as follows:

TOWN HALL - 303 E. Church Street - (919) 8...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

NOTICE (7-28-21): Mask Requirement Reinstated for Town Facilities

Based on recent data from Johnston County, citing a 7.2 percent positivity rate among area COVID-19 test results and rating our county a “high risk zone” for further spread (North Carolina’s positivity rate is currently 6.7 percent, while the positivity r...
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Posted on: June 24, 2021

FY 2021-2022 Budget Approved

The Benson Board of Commissioners have approved the FY 2021-2022 Budget. 

Click the link below to view the budget and read Town Manager Fred Nelson's Budget Message: 

https://www.townofbenson.com/DocumentCenter/View/1034/Budget-fo...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

PRESS RELEASE (4-12-21): Berry Global Launches Expansion at its Benson Plant

BERRY GLOBAL LAUNCHES EXPANSION AT ITS BENSON PLANT Manufacturer of Disinfectant Wipes Will Add 63 Jobs in Johnston County Johnston County, N.C. – April 12, 2021. Berry Global, the Fortune 500 global maker and marketer of nonwoven fabri...

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