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Posted on: November 24, 2021

REMINDER (11-24-21): All Benson facilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving

REMINDER (11-24-21): 
All Town of Benson facilities will be closed on Thursday (11-25-21) and Friday (11-26-21) for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal hours will resume on Monday (11-29-21). 
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Garbage collection will be ...
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Posted on: November 22, 2021

PRESS RELEASE (11-22-21): Benson’s Second Main Street Mural is Complete

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Benson’s Second Main Street Mural is Complete 11-22-21Work on the Town of Benson’s second commissioned mural is complete. Greensboro artist Gina Franco put the finishing touches on the town’s new mural Friday evening — the final...

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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 17, 2021

PRESS RELEASE (11-17-21): Benson Museum Seeking Black History Month Honoree Nominations

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Benson Museum of Local History Seeking Honoree Nominations for Eleventh Annual Black History Month Celebration

February 27, 2022

The Board of Directors of the Benson Museum of Local History is seeking nominations for an honoree for the 2022 Black History Mon...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

NOTICE (11-12-21): View Benson's Newly Adopted Comprehensive Plan

Using the links below, you can view Benson's newly adopted (November 2021) Comprehensive Plan and Future Land Use map. 

Comprehensive Plan

Future Land Use Map

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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: November 8, 2021

Help us name our new Mule Statue (submissions accepted 11-8-21 to 12-6-21)

HELP US NAME OUR NEW MULE STATUE! 
Our newest resident needs a name and we need your help in deciding on what it is!Here's how it works: 
-Submit your name ideas to townofbenson@gmail.com (subject line "MULE NAME") from ...
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Posted on: October 25, 2021

PRESS RELEASE (10-25-21): Benson FD Receives Rating Upgrade After Inspection

Benson FD Receives Rating Upgrade After Inspection 10-25-21This morning, the Benson Fire Department received official documentation regarding its new insurance classification from Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey...

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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 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: 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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