NEWS


6:46 am |    
Street fair marks 30 years

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 ...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Tarnished Notes premieres at Clinton’s Sampson’s Agri-Exposition Center

Tarnished Notes premieres at Clinton’s Sampson’s Agri-Exposition Center

Hollywood came to Clinton Sunday night when cameras flashed as stars and community members walked the red carpet.The world premiere for “Tarnish...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


SCC Foundation kicks off campus drive

SCC Foundation kicks off campus drive

The Sampson Community College Foundation works to ensure students have the capability to earn an education without having the stresses of finding fina...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Pink ribbon to serve as reminder

Pink ribbon to serve as reminder

Saturday kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Local health officials are hoping everyone will done their pink ribbons throughout the month of Octo...

September 26th, 2016 |  


LHS Homecoming court

LHS Homecoming court

Lakewood High School will have its homecoming events Friday night, Sept. 30. The football game will start at 7 p.m. There are 17 girls on the 2016 Hom...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


The 43 muscles of the face

The 43 muscles of the face

Did you know the face has 43 muscles? These are tiny muscles that control facial expressions like smiling, smirking and frowning. In fact, there is a ...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


1:27 pm |    
Midway dominates E. Bladen
1:20 pm |    
Hobbton rolls over Tigers
Knights of Columbus event hosts big crowd

Knights of Columbus event hosts big crowd

Approximately 45 youngsters showed up on Saturday morning to participate in the Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge shootout, which is sponsored by t...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Crusaders whip Clinton in straight sets

The Lady Crusaders made it two wins in a row by manhandling Clinton in straight sets, 3-0. The first set was close with Harrells winning by a narrow m...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Horses extend streak to nine

The Clinton Dark Horses varsity soccer team won their 10th game of the season, including their ninth in a row, on Monday night blanking West Brunswick...

September 27th, 2016 |  


East Bladen downs Midway

East Bladen downs Midway

The JV Midway Raiders football team was in action Monday evening, squaring off against East Bladen to start conference play after weather postponed th...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


Midway Middle wins opener

Midway Middle wins opener

The Hobbton Middle School Wildcats hosted the Midway Middle Raiders Monday afternoon in the first game of the middle school season. The game was resch...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


Hobbton nips Lakewood, 2-1

Hobbton nips Lakewood, 2-1

The Hobbton Wildcats hosted the Lakewood Leopards in soccer Monday afternoon and came away with a 2-1 win.“It was a typical Monday game. We came...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


LIFE


Duke Grant, industrial training helps SCC students

Duke Grant, industrial training helps SCC students

While wearing a safety glasses, Samantha Monroe concentrated as she operated machinery inside a shop at Sampson Community College.As she moved around ...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band to perform at UMO

Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band to perform at UMO

MOUNT OLIVE — A concert will be given by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band at the University of Mount Olive on Oct. 1...

September 24th, 2016 |  


What’s cookin’

Clinton City SchoolsMonday, Sept. 26Chick Fillet on BunCheeseburgerMashed PotatoesSteamed CarrotsSliced PearsMilkTuesday, Sept. 27Spaghetti w/ Meat Sa...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Returning to Hollins

Returning to Hollins

As I approached the grounds of Hollins, the excitement I felt was unexplainable. I was prepared and determined to begin my sophomore year. As many col...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Celebrating you!

Celebrating you!

BirthdaysSept. 25Lorine BellMartha Ann ByrdJames FaisonAmber KingTerrace MillerMarilyn PaoMamie SmithAnnie WilsonSept. 26Anthony “Smooch” ...

September 24th, 2016 |  


September is Child Obesity Month

September is Child Obesity Month

Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the United States. Despite recent declines in the prevalence among preschool-age children, obesity among chi...

September 24th, 2016 |  


OPINION


8:30 pm
Updated: 8:30 pm. |    
Leading students to better outcomes
Leading students to better outcomes

Leading students to better outcomes

It has been about twenty days since the opening of our new 2016-2017 school year, and I’m confident that our teachers have worked especially har...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Let the bells rings

This is for those who are lucky enough to be blessed by ‘The Constitution of the United States of America” 1787.The young nation daringly ...

September 18th, 2016 |  


Does the President thinkwe are stupid?

We do not want Washington tampering with our voting system under the pretense that “Russia has rigged it”. The Democrats are afraid that T...

September 13th, 2016 |  


It was built with good’bones’

It was built with good’bones’

“It may need a little work, but it has good bones.”If you ever bought or sold an older house, you may have heard that statement. The house...

September 11th, 2016 |  


Sharing Sampson’s best kept secret

Sharing Sampson’s best kept secret

It’s that time of year again which comes during the early days of September. As a matter of fact, the event to which I am alluding took place on...

September 10th, 2016 updated: September 10th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


8:30 pm
Updated: 8:30 pm. |    
Chamber gears up for fall events
6:43 am |    
Big things on tap for fall
Chamber prepares for upcoming holidays

Chamber prepares for upcoming holidays

November is right around the corner and the Chamber is proud to partner with the Small Business Center as well as other community supporters to promot...

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


SECU awards local scholarships

SECU awards local scholarships

State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) members, through the member-funded SECU Foundation, presented $5,000 scholarships to Blake Davis and Camero...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Chamber gearing up for Cycle NC

Chamber gearing up for Cycle NC

Can you believe that September is already here? We have so many exciting things that are going on at the Chamber that we would love for the community ...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Dressing up McDonald’s

Dressing up McDonald’s

A brand new McDonald’s in Clinton will be christened with an artistic touch from the community thanks to a partnership between the franchisee an...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Lamar Advertising honored

Lamar Advertising honored

The Clinton-Sampson Chamber Member of the Week is Lamar Advertising. Lamar serves the advertising needs of eastern North Carolina, with an extensive i...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Chamber gears up for fall events

Chamber gears up for fall events

As August is coming to a close, I would like to remind the community of three main events that the chamber has going on that will kick-off the fall se...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


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