NEWS


4:10 pm
Updated: 4:10 pm. |    
Gun education on table
3:23 pm |    
In the blink of an eye
1:16 pm
Updated: 1:19 pm. |    
Horseshoe fun at Royal Lane
SCC instructor Gravis signs book

SCC instructor Gravis signs book

Sampson Community College instructor and author Lew Gravis, left, signs a copy of his book ‘To Kill For A Fortune’ for Carol Phipps and ot...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Parkside Grille perseveres

Parkside Grille perseveres

NEWTON GROVE — At the bar inside his restaurant, Kent Sutton flipped on the light switches and turned on the televisions with sportscasters talk...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Churches join forces to offer free ‘Fun Day’

Churches join forces to offer free ‘Fun Day’

MIDWAY COMMUNITY — A group of churches in northern Sampson gathers membership dues, partners with local dealerships and reaches out to the publi...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Garland board talks budget; fire dept. matter tabled

Garland board talks budget; fire dept. matter tabled

GARLAND — With budget deadlines a few months away, local leaders are working on plans to spend money for town operations.Town Clerk and Finance ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


City of Clinton’s leadership rebuild expands

City of Clinton’s leadership rebuild expands

The City of Clinton’s is continuing its grand leadership transition of 2017, with Public Works director now added to the list upon the announcem...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Chamber grant deadline quickly approaching

Chamber grant deadline quickly approaching

Local businesses like Royal Gifts and Sweet Frog have utilized available grants in an effort to enhance property and better catch the eyes of customer...

April 26th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


1:42 pm
Updated: 5:34 pm. |    
Wild Turkey Federation hosts youth hunt
GALOT hosts hot cars, big stars

GALOT hosts hot cars, big stars

It was a beautiful day at the GALOT Motorsports Park on Saturday as hot cars and big stars converged at the new facility for the “Get a Load of ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Lakewood’s Brewer shines at combine

Lakewood’s Brewer shines at combine

For the second year in a row, Lakewood High School junior Luke Brewer attended the Blue-Grey All-American Combine, an event that is held annually in G...

April 20th, 2017 |  


‘Deacon’ goes to bat for Clinton

‘Deacon’ goes to bat for Clinton

Deacon Jones Chevrolet of Clinton is partnering with the City of Clinton. Deacon Jones Chevrolet of Clinton has joined forces with the national Chevro...

April 20th, 2017 |  


UMO dedicates new complex

UMO dedicates new complex

MOUNT OLIVE — On Wednesday, the University of Mount Olive dedicated its new track and field/lacrosse complex in honor of Mount Olive Mayor Ray M...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Horses kick off tourney with win

Horses kick off tourney with win

Action kicked off at Clinton High School on Tuesday afternoon in the annual Jimmy Raynor Baseball Tournament. After a series of scheduling changes, th...

April 19th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


4:10 pm
Updated: 4:10 pm. |    
Gun education on table
1:16 pm
Updated: 1:19 pm. |    
Horseshoe fun at Royal Lane
Parkside Grille perseveres

Parkside Grille perseveres

NEWTON GROVE — At the bar inside his restaurant, Kent Sutton flipped on the light switches and turned on the televisions with sportscasters talk...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Garland board talks budget; fire dept. matter tabled

Garland board talks budget; fire dept. matter tabled

GARLAND — With budget deadlines a few months away, local leaders are working on plans to spend money for town operations.Town Clerk and Finance ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Bracy receives Superintendent of Year honor

Bracy receives Superintendent of Year honor

In a room full of students, parents and educators, Dr. Eric Bracy smiled as held a plaque awarded to him for his service to Sampson County Schools.Dur...

April 25th, 2017 |  


County schools officials approve expense budget

County schools officials approve expense budget

Leaders from Sampson County Schools approved expenses of more than $11.14 million for 2018.The Board of Education approved the request from financial ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


SCS leader Bracy named Superintendent of Year

SCS leader Bracy named Superintendent of Year

For Dr. Eric Bracy, becoming a school district leader and supporting education is his calling in life.Bracy, superintendent of Sampson County Schools ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Sampson County 4-H accepting entries for AIRE contest

Local 4-H’ers will have the opportunity to represent Sampson County in a special contest.The Sampson County 4-H program is currently accepting a...

April 24th, 2017 |  


OPINION


7:39 am |    
Where did my job go?

Bracy’s accolade well deserved

Sampson County has yet another feather in its cap, placed there when school superintendent Dr. Eric Bracy received a statewide, touting him as the Nor...

April 26th, 2017 |  


City police, fire salary bumps needed

A competitive and ever-changing workforce necessitates wise choices by city and county governments looking to attract the best and the brightest indiv...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


State spending doesn’t boost growth

State spending doesn’t boost growth

There are just as many fads in politics as there is in other fields of human endeavor, from entertainment to home remedies. Speaking of which, a curre...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Beaming with Aggie pride

Beaming with Aggie pride

Aggie Pride! In just six days, on Saturday, April 29, the Sampson County Chapter of the North Carolina A&T Alumni Association will host its sixth ...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Plan trims inches, strengthens resolve

Plan trims inches, strengthens resolve

The proof is in the tape measurer. And, drum roll please … the first results show 4 5/8 inches trimmed from my midsection in less than an hour.I...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


You might as well laugh about it

You might as well laugh about it

A few weeks ago, I went over to Southwood Nursing Center to visit some friends. First, I went by to see Freddie Bogue. Freddie was there recovering fr...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


5:14 pm
Updated: 6:27 pm. |    
Parkside Grille perseveres
Grant deadline quickly approaching

Grant deadline quickly approaching

The Chamber hopes that everyone had a wonderful Easter! We would like to remind our Chamber businesses that the deadline for our matching grant is May...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Signs of change

Signs of change

The marquee at the new Carlie C’s IGA at Lakewood Plaza in Roseboro was already changed Wednesday and the facade was getting the same treatment,...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Carlie C’s move official

Carlie C’s move official

It has been in the works for months now and known by the public for weeks, but the physical transformation was very clear at the local Piggly Wiggly s...

April 10th, 2017 updated: April 10th, 2017. |  


Lunch with the president

Lunch with the president

Sampson Community College President Dr. Paul Hutchins sits down for lunch with students nominated by their departments chairs, division chairs and tea...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Grants available for business improvements

Grants available for business improvements

As the Chamber continues to offer matching grant opportunities to the members of the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce for both facade improvements ...

April 5th, 2017 |  


‘The Pig’ leaving Clinton, Roseboro

‘The Pig’ leaving Clinton, Roseboro

The Piggly Wiggly stores in Clinton and Roseboro, whose sale was announced last month, will be converted to Carlie C’s in a switch will take pla...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


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