NEWS


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Fallen, not forgotten
1:57 pm
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Man hospitalized after parade accident
2:58 pm
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More arrests in yearlong investigation
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A fresh coat of paint
Brunch brings awareness to breast cancer

Brunch brings awareness to breast cancer

Sampson Regional Medical Center and the Outpatient Diagnostics Center are doing their part in bringing light to a disease many women across Sampson Co...

September 30th, 2016 |  


‘Joseph’ continues into final rehearsals

‘Joseph’ continues into final rehearsals

The cast of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, which numbers about 25 plus, has but one week for rehearsals before they face ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Are you putting your heart in?

Are you putting your heart in?

Do you believe being a serious Christian is all about heart? God’s Word teaches it; His Son, Jesus, lived it. So, we should strive to be serious...

September 29th, 2016 |  


An inspired account of a true conversion

An inspired account of a true conversion

Often people tell about their conversion or that of someone else, but in any of these, there is often subjective information given that may or may not...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Sampson County Schools teachers honored

Sampson County Schools teachers honored

The Sampson County Schools Board of Education recognized the 2016-17 Teacher of the Year candidates from each area in the district. Candidates were: A...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Five charged in conspiracy

Five charged in conspiracy

A yearlong, multi-agency operation saw 11 pounds of cocaine and several firearms seized, and has resulted in federal charges of narcotics conspiracy a...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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Spring Creek rips Hobbton
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Pender shocks Midway
Horses unbeaten in conference

Horses unbeaten in conference

Clinton hosted Trask for a Four County Conference soccer match on Wednesday evening. The teams got an early start hoping to get the match finished ahe...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Journey Church’s Glow Run to benefit Sampson schools

Journey Church’s Glow Run to benefit Sampson schools

The Journey Church, located on U.S. Highway 421 in the Midway community, is preparing to host a 5K Glow Run. The event is set for this Saturday, Oct. ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Lakewood slides by Rosewood

Lakewood slides by Rosewood

The Lakewood Leopards men’s varsity soccer team played host to the Rosewood Eagles on Wednesday night, defeating the Eagles in a surprisingly ti...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Pigskin Picks: Week 7

Pigskin Picks: Week 7

Last week resulted in a perfect 5-0 record, pushing the overall record up to 19-4. Clinton got an easy win over Pender, Lakewood opened conference pla...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Lady Horses nip Lady Pats in five-set thriller

Lady Horses nip Lady Pats in five-set thriller

Clinton hosted Pender in a conference volleyball match on Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Dark Horses and Lady Patriots battled in five sets, all closely ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Benefits of fall produce
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UMO to hold free concert

What’s cookin’

Clinton City SchoolsMonday, Oct. 3Chicken Nuggets w/RollSloppy Joe on BunMashed PotatoesBlack Eye PeasApplesauceMilkTuesday, Oct. 4CheeseburgerChicken...

October 1st, 2016 updated: October 1st, 2016. |  


Clinton: A church-going, flag-waving sports-proud community

Clinton: A church-going, flag-waving sports-proud community

It could be a small town like any small town you might know in almost any county in this beloved USA. Visible links to family and home are scattered e...

October 1st, 2016 updated: October 1st, 2016. |  


Celebrating you!

Celebrating you!

BirthdaysOct. 2Doug BooneBernestine BryantJenny ByrdDecorius “Butta” DaughtryXaniya DaughtryCathy MerrittGretha SpearmanTammie UnderwoodBr...

October 1st, 2016 updated: October 1st, 2016. |  


1st birthday celebrated

1st birthday celebrated

Marlyss Lynette Williams celebrated her 1st birthday on Sept. 20. On Sept. 25th she celebrated with family and friends at her Sesame Street party. She...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Sampson County Schools honors students

Sampson County Schools honors students

Seth Davis was honored by the Sampson County Board of Education for representing Lakewood High School and North Carolina at the Congress of Future Sci...

September 30th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Leading students to better outcomes

DA’s decision was the appropriate one

District Attorney Ernie Lee made the only decision we thought he could make in the case against eight Sampson County law enforcement officers — ...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Wells Fargo and catching flies

Wells Fargo and catching flies

What does catching flies at Aunt Betty’s house and Wells Fargo have in common? Actually, it’s not a stretch. Let’s just say sometime...

September 25th, 2016 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


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Local business honored
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Chamber gears up for fall events
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Big things on tap for fall
Chamber honors Party Perfect

Chamber honors Party Perfect

The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce’s Member of the Week is Party Perfect Rentals. Party Perfect Rentals specializes in the rentals of linen...

September 15th, 2016 |  


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. |  


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