NEWS


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Local art on display at Small House
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Surprising truths about degenerative disc disease
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HCA students honored
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Second Delway robbery suspect charged
Multi-agency cooperation credited in serial bank robbery arrest

Multi-agency cooperation credited in serial bank robbery arrest

NASHVILLE, N.C. — A suspect accused of robbing five banks across the eastern part of the state, including a First Citizens Bank branch in Clinto...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Bee Essay contest to award scholarships

Local youths interested in bees are being encouraged to express their knowledge of the little honey producers.The 4-H Club is now taking entries for t...

January 21st, 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 20th, 2017 |  


Missing woman’s boyfriend charged with child abuse

Missing woman’s boyfriend charged with child abuse

The boyfriend of a missing Godwin woman has been charged with child abuse, stemming from a Department of Social Services investigation, even as Sampso...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


Clinton teen charged in rape case

Clinton teen charged in rape case

A Clinton teenager has been charged in connection with a rape case, according to Sampson County Sheriff’s authorities.Kevin Jermaine Kirby Jr., ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Lady Leopards’ rally falls just short

Lady Leopards’ rally falls just short

The Lakewood Lady Leopards varsity basketball team was back in action for a third straight day on Friday, but lost in a nailbiter to the Spring Creek ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Spring Creek cruises past Lakewood

Spring Creek cruises past Lakewood

The Lakewood Leopards boys varsity basketball team took on the Gators of Spring Creek on Friday night, only to be clobbered 62-48 in a game that was e...

January 21st, 2017 |  


West Bladen overwhelms Union, 61-29

West Bladen overwhelms Union, 61-29

After suffering a one-point loss in the Four County Conference on Thursday night to Clinton, West Bladen paid a visit to Union High School on Friday n...

January 21st, 2017 |  


West Bladen beats Lady Spartans

West Bladen beats Lady Spartans

After a week of exams, the Lady Spartans took to the hardwood on Friday night, facing conference foe West Bladen. The Lady Spartans hung with the Lady...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Boykin breaks own scoring mark as Clinton dominates

Boykin breaks own scoring mark as Clinton dominates

Mikayla Boykin and the Lady Dark Horses continued their dominating steamroll through the Four County Conference on Friday night, with the Lady Patriot...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


Horses rolling

Horses rolling

The Clinton Dark Horses were back in action on Friday night, hosting the Pender Patriots one night after picking up a huge one-point win at West Blade...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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UMO to hold concert
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Celebrating you!

Bee Essay contest to award scholarships

Local youths interested in bees are being encouraged to express their knowledge of the little honey producers.The 4-H Club is now taking entries for t...

January 21st, 2017 |  


UMO to hold concert

UMO to hold concert

MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive will host the Lopez Tabor Duo on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembl...

January 21st, 2017 |  


A walk on the wild side

A walk on the wild side

By Kristy D. [email protected] Meece loves it when he gets a gift from his brother in Georgia. They are wild, he’ll tell you. Ac...

January 21st, 2017 |  


A fun evening with UMO

A fun evening with UMO

MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive Office of Alumni Relations will host an evening of dinner, dancing, and live music on Saturday, Feb....

January 21st, 2017 |  


Choosing healthy and health-ifying recipes

Choosing healthy and health-ifying recipes

Eating healthy can be difficult, especially when you are not just feeding yourself. Recipes are really helpful in finding meals that can fit everyone&...

January 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Helping to unify America

Do what’s best for America

We need a peaceful transition of power. It’s what makes America great; it’s what separates us from those across the world who have no semb...

January 19th, 2017 |  


McGill: A man of service, humility

Service with humility is a rare trait in a society where people are sometimes prone to tout their own good works and often do them merely for the acco...

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


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 |  


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