NEWS


3:49 pm
Updated: 3:51 pm. |    
Missing mom sought
5:30 am
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Union Elementary School honored with Lighthouse Award
Authorities, family seeking missing woman

Authorities, family seeking missing woman

Sampson County Sheriff’s authorities are currently searching for a Godwin woman, stating that they “are not ruling out criminal misconduct...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Honoring downtown’s best

Honoring downtown’s best

The first-ever Clinton Main Street Program Awards honored those whose contributions have been key to the success of Sampson County’s growing cor...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Crimewatch

(The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol ...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


CAC set to relocate

CAC set to relocate

After years of helping abused children in the community, the Sampson County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is poised to move to a freestanding facility i...

January 18th, 2017 |  


SCS teams with ECU, Panasonic for FORCE program

SCS teams with ECU, Panasonic for FORCE program

Local education leaders are teaming up with East Carolina University (ECU) and the Panasonic Foundation to improve education in classrooms through FOR...

January 18th, 2017 |  


CCS students honored

CCS students honored

The Clinton City Schools students of the month for November are Emma Rodriguez-Marin, Zadia Melvin, Tyler Simmons, Quinn Pollock and Isaiah Page. Stud...

January 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Raiders roll
Horses extend win streak to 11

Horses extend win streak to 11

The Clinton Dark Horses faced off against a relentless Trask Titans basketball team on Friday evening. In a game that was tight throughout much of the...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Clinton’s fall MVPs honored

Clinton’s fall MVPs honored

Clinton High School’s fall sports MVPs were recognized at a recent banquet. The MVPs, from left, are: Ryheem Skinner- football; Taylor Spell- vo...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Devone, Lady Wildcats dominate Rebels

Devone, Lady Wildcats dominate Rebels

The Hobbton Lady Wildcats dominated the Lady Rebels of North Duplin Friday night, getting a 45-29 win.The Wildcats jumped out to a 12-7 lead in the fi...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Wildcats get win over North Duplin

Wildcats get win over North Duplin

The Hobbton Wildcat men got a big win over rival North Duplin Friday night, taking the game by a final of 66-47.The Wildcats jumped out to an early le...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


Raiders fall to West Bladen

Raiders fall to West Bladen

Midway’s up-and-down basketball season continued on Friday night as the Raiders hosted one of the Four County Conference’s two undefeated ...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Horses crush Trask

Lady Horses crush Trask

Clinton’s Lady Dark Horses resumed conference basketball action Friday evening, playing host to the Heide Trask Lady Titans. Gracious hosts Clin...

January 14th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Union Elementary School honored with Lighthouse Award
Sampson County Schools eyes free lunch program

Sampson County Schools eyes free lunch program

Students from Sampson County Schools are a step closer to receiving free meals.The Community Eligibility Program (CEP) was presented to the Sampson Co...

January 17th, 2017 |  


MLK speakers: dreams do come true

MLK speakers: dreams do come true

In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and made history by delivering his famous “I Have a Dream” ...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


MLK Image Award winners

MLK Image Award winners

During the 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Business Reception, the Multi-Cultural Business Committee awarded Tim Butler, owner of Butler & ...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Newton Grove approves police body cameras

Newton Grove approves police body cameras

NEWTON GROVE — Members of the police department will have another eye on patrol with them.During a recent meeting, commissioners approved a poli...

January 15th, 2017 |  


What’s cookin’

Clinton City SchoolsMonday, Jan. 16No school - Martin Luther King, Jr. HolidayTuesday, Jan. 17Chick Fillet on BunCheeseburgers on Bun w/cookieCornBake...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Celebrting you!

BirthdaysJan. 15Margaret MallardShakeen MooreJan. 16William Earl Bennett, Jr.Toni A. BradshawDanny FryarArlene HairrAlfreda JohnsonSantana MadgarFrank...

January 14th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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McGill: A man of service, humility

Prestage makes us proud

Our hat is off to Sampson’s own Stephanie Prestage for representing us so beautifully in front of the N.C. House of Representatives last week.Th...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Free lunches for all students an applaudable move

Clinton City Schools has taken a giant leap forward in efforts to help ensure students have two nutritious meals per day with a decision just over a w...

January 17th, 2017 |  


A re-commitment to King’s dream

The great Martin Luther King Jr. will be remembered for many things during celebrations to honor him today and Monday — activism, humanitarianis...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Dabo’s journey to the national championship

Dabo’s journey to the national championship

If you are a fan of college football, you know Dabo Swinney, the coach of the Clemson Tigers. And if you stayed up late Monday night, you saw his emot...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Dr. King’s enduring legacy

Dr. King’s enduring legacy

Since 1986, on the third Monday in January, the nation honors the enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Born on January 15, 1929, Dr. King bec...

January 14th, 2017 |  


More than a man cave

More than a man cave

We needed it. Well, at least I thought we did. We needed a place to park my truck, and more storage space for yard equipment, tools and stuff. But, in...

January 7th, 2017 updated: January 7th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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Fulfilling the dream
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Diaper Bank honored
Nissan promotes new Star Wars

Nissan promotes new Star Wars

The Star Wars saga continues as the newest title film is set to open in theaters at midnight tonight. Locally, fanatics will have the opportunity to s...

December 15th, 2016 updated: December 15th, 2016. |  


Local production company rolling cameras

Local production company rolling cameras

Less than a year after its development, a production company born out of a partnership formed during filming of a locally-produced movie is finding su...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


Residents encouraged to attend holiday events

Residents encouraged to attend holiday events

December is here and it is flying by already. I have almost been at the Chamber for a full year and I must say that I am blessed with one of the best ...

December 7th, 2016 updated: December 7th, 2016. |  


Employees hold reunion

Employees hold reunion

All employees of the Thermapane or Interpane glass plants held a reunion Nov. 26 at Ted’s Steakhouse in Clinton. These employees worked at one o...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Decades of good service

Billy Smith and his family take pride in the empire they have established and work hard to provide quality products and service to their customers.Smi...

December 1st, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA