NEWS


4:44 pm |    
Garland sets public hearing
4:39 pm |    
Helping those in need
2:27 pm
Updated: 2:47 pm. |    
Turner honored for 50 years of service
United Way offers residents relief

United Way offers residents relief

The debris-covered streets of Autryville were consumed with residents, organizations and relief efforts Wednesday morning, all hoping to lend a helpin...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Middle school students awarded honors

Middle school students awarded honors

In a ceremony held in Newkirk Auditorium, Harrells Christian Academy’s Middle School recognized those students who achieved a level of excellenc...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Trophies in the Park

NEWTON GROVE —During a trip to one of the biggest theme parks in America, a group of local band students were thrilled to ride fast roller coast...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Harrells students dive into biology

Harrells students dive into biology

For three days and two nights, Harrells Christian Academy’s seventh grade class immersed themselves in the hands-on marine biology classroom cal...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Chamber works to grow businesses

Chamber works to grow businesses

The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the economic growth of Sampson County, a healthy business community, and an outstanding qualit...

May 24th, 2017 |  


DAR honors Fitzpatrick

DAR honors Fitzpatrick

Til Herring,right, chairwoman, of the Heritage Committee of the Richard Clinton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, presents Paula Fi...

May 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


11:14 am
Updated: 12:16 pm. |    
Athletes honored at Midway Athletics Banquet
12:20 pm |    
Lady Horses eliminated
Polk, Hobbton shine on big stage

Polk, Hobbton shine on big stage

Hobbton High School’s Josh Polk is the fastest man in the state, finishing first in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dash at Saturday’s st...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Athletes honored at Union banquet

Athletes honored at Union banquet

Union High School held its Spring Athletic Banquet last Thursday, May 11, highlighting their year in sports as well as honoring the Spartans’ to...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Lady Dark Horses advance; men’s tennis eliminated

The Dark Horse men’s tennis and girls soccer teams continued their playoffs push on Wednesday, as the tennis team traveled to Durham to take on ...

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


Hobbton headed to state finals

Hobbton headed to state finals

For a team without a track, the Hobbton Wildcats’ track teams are accomplishing some pretty amazing feats. In the 2017 spring track season, the ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Clinton tennis on historic run

Clinton tennis on historic run

The sun beats down during a humid May afternoon, and the heat of Clinton High School’s acrylic court isn’t the only thing that’s ris...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Horses advance with blowout

Horses advance with blowout

The Lady Dark Horses continued their playoff sweep this Monday with a 8-0 win against South Granville’s Lady Vikings.Lady Dark Horse Taylor Spel...

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


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


4:44 pm |    
Garland sets public hearing

Trophies in the Park

NEWTON GROVE —During a trip to one of the biggest theme parks in America, a group of local band students were thrilled to ride fast roller coast...

May 24th, 2017 |  


DAR honors Fitzpatrick

DAR honors Fitzpatrick

Til Herring,right, chairwoman, of the Heritage Committee of the Richard Clinton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, presents Paula Fi...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Grants aid Sampson teachers

Grants aid Sampson teachers

With financial support of several organizations, many teachers in Sampson County were able to have educational experiences beyond the classroom.Sampso...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Edith Bradshaw scholarship awarded

Edith Bradshaw scholarship awarded

Michael Mozingo, administrator of the Edith Bradshaw Scholarship, announced this week that Trey Powell is the 15th recipient of this year’s Brad...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Two Midway schools participate in garden therapy

Two Midway schools participate in garden therapy

Students in the Exceptional Children’s classes at Midway Middle School and Midway Elementary School planted hanging baskets, assisted by members...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Memorial Day celebrations set for Sampson communities

Memorial Day celebrations set for Sampson communities

HARRELLS — In a few days, community members well continue a tradition of commemorating Memorial Day.The Memorial Day Ceremony is scheduled for 1...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


Have we no shame?

Shameful and shocking — the Cincinnati suicide of an eight-year-old boy named Gabriel Taye two days after being assaulted by a classmate in a sc...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Hotcakes & topics

Hotcakes & topics

Chris Warren and his 19-year-old son Will were enjoying breakfast at the Sampson Crossing McDonald’s Tuesday and sat down to talk about what was...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Is it just an ‘option?’

Is it just an ‘option?’

It started in college, and became a running joke between my parents and myself through the years. When I was at ECU, my folks would ask if I was comin...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Remembering president Kennedy

Remembering president Kennedy

Being born on May 29, 1917, one hundred years ago this month, John F. Kennedy became the first president born in the twentieth century to serve in the...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Average pay isn’t the point

Average pay isn’t the point

The average pay received by public school teachers in North Carolina this year was $49,837, up four percent from the 2015-16 school year. That was the...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Union elites throw stones from glass houses

When the AFL-CIO, America’s largest federation of labor unions, released its annual Executive Paywatch report earlier this week, the goal was to...

May 19th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


12:08 pm |    
State Pest recognized
Chamber offers chance to network

Chamber offers chance to network

The Chamber is gearing up for a lot of networking opportunities in June. But first, do not forget about the Chamber Grant deadline on May 31. This can...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Around-the-clock fitness in Clinton

Around-the-clock fitness in Clinton

As the co-owner of Workout Anytime, Chelsea Boswell is ready to help people become healthier through cardio workouts and stronger when they lift weigh...

May 15th, 2017 updated: May 15th, 2017. |  


Chamber grant deadline approaching

Chamber grant deadline approaching

There is three weeks left until our deadline for our members to get their grant applications in. We highly encourage you to give us a call or check ou...

May 10th, 2017 |  


UMO professor earns honor

UMO professor earns honor

Associate Professor of Education Dr. Harold Griffin is the recipient of the 2017 distinguished Dr. Thomas R. Morris Award for Excellence in Teaching a...

May 10th, 2017 |  


SRMC welcomes new physician

SRMC welcomes new physician

Sampson Regional Medical Center has announced the addition of obstetrics and gynecology among the services offered by Sampson Medical Group.Dr. Henry ...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Governor honors Driver

Governor honors Driver

Chris Driver was awarded the North Carolina Governor’s Medallion Award during a ceremony Monday night. This award is given in recognition for vo...

May 10th, 2017 |  


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