NEWS


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Kaleel, Holler marry
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Updated: 1:57 pm. |    
Sampson History Museum hosts Horseless Carriage tour
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Sharing her heritage
Garland plaque honors mural sponsors

Garland plaque honors mural sponsors

GARLAND — After months of work and planning on a mural, town officials put up the final touch.A plaque next to the painting was recently install...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Turlington, Sasser serve as Pages

Turlington, Sasser serve as Pages

RALEIGH – Noel Turlington, a student at Woodberry Forest School, recently served as a Page for the North Carolina House of Representatives. He i...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Hobbton High School host K-12 Culinary Institute

Hobbton High School host K-12 Culinary Institute

NEWTON GROVE — Inside Hobbton High School’s kitchen, the aroma of several dishes in the oven tickled many noses. Maudie Parsons enjoyed ad...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Changes made at CCS

Changes made at CCS

Clinton City Schools superintendent Dr. Stuart Blount has made changes in the administrative staff at two of the system’s schools.Following a cl...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Sampson County political leaders ready for race

With the Republican National Convention wrapping up in Cleveland and the Democratic National Convention set for next week, local political organizatio...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Are you hearing what God’s saying?

Are you hearing what God’s saying?

Are you saddened by the state of affairs in America? Let us Rise Up to fast and pray with an intimate connection to God that will order our steps, wor...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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Overcoming obstacles
Work pays off for Yang

Work pays off for Yang

Work hard….play hard has always been the emphasis in Katey Yang’s house hold. It’s pretty much the way the rising senior at Clinton ...

July 17th, 2016 |  


HBC donates to Lakewood

HBC donates to Lakewood

The Horne Brothers Construction Company sponsored the Tommy Horne Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 9, at the Lakewood Country Club. The Horn...

July 17th, 2016 |  


‘Golf Fore the Arts’ deemed most successful

‘Golf Fore the Arts’ deemed most successful

An annual Sampson Arts Council golf tournament that helps fund local art programs was deemed the “most successful fundraiser” to date.The ...

July 16th, 2016 updated: July 16th, 2016. |  


Kids’ derby rolls into Galot Saturday

Kids’ derby rolls into Galot Saturday

BENSON — If you’re looking for some fun and family excitement on Saturday night, then go out to the Galot Motor Sports Park where for the ...

July 12th, 2016 updated: July 12th, 2016. |  


JSCC holds ‘Spartan Hour’ for elementary students

JSCC holds ‘Spartan Hour’ for elementary students

KENANSVILLE — James Sprunt Community College recently hosted the first “Spartan Hour” summer youth camp on June 13-15, offering 20 s...

July 3rd, 2016 |  


All-Stars win district

All-Stars win district

The Clinton All Stars won the District 7 championship Wednesday night against North Duplin in the Dixie Youth tournament. The team will be practicing ...

June 30th, 2016 |  


LIFE


7:30 am |    
Kaleel, Holler marry
7:03 am
Updated: 1:57 pm. |    
Sampson History Museum hosts Horseless Carriage tour

Purdie serves as Senate Page

Raleigh - The North Carolina Senate was honored recently to have David Boyce Purdie, a student at Clinton High School, serve as a Page. He is the son ...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Making better choices at the grocery store

Making better choices at the grocery store

Grocery shopping is not at the top of my ‘favorite things to do’ list. There’s a lot of work that goes into going to the grocery sto...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Celebrating you!

Celebrating you!

BirthdaysJuly 24Robert AdamsC. J. BrewingtonChandee ChampionPatricia HarrellGabriela KirbyJuly 25Edna BeamonCheree BeardCaroletha FaisonKay RoyalSarah...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Wilson earns Ph.D

Wilson earns Ph.D

Nenna (Igbo) Wilson, formerly known as Nnenna Igbo, recently received her Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) in public health, with a specialization in co...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Turlington, Sasser serve as Pages

Turlington, Sasser serve as Pages

RALEIGH – Noel Turlington, a student at Woodberry Forest School, recently served as a Page for the North Carolina House of Representatives. He i...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


OPINION


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We all need illuminating
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A recipe for preparation

Supporting Sampson County’s finest

On any given week, local law enforcement officers respond to some 700 requests for service. They don’t stop to ask if the caller is black or whi...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


The nation needs Hemingway’s unity

Several years ago, the late Rev. Glennwood Hemingway founded an outreach effort in the Harrells community, one that he envisioned would bring people o...

July 20th, 2016 updated: July 20th, 2016. |  


What they were created for

What they were created for

It was always said jokingly, but it was the truth. Back during my career with the N.C. Dept. of Revenue, I would be asked from time to time about the ...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Pokémon Go offers free fun, way to see local sights

A new smartphone app will not only let you collect different creatures, but it will help you go on an adventure to explore your town and see what it h...

July 14th, 2016 updated: July 14th, 2016. |  


What should go without saying

It should go without saying, but:The police are not bad.Yes, there are some police officers who shouldn’t be police officers, and there are some...

July 12th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Turkey dance academy opens
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Hardware store honored
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Updated: 6:45 am. |    
Young Professionals kicks off tonight
Chamber honors Griffin

Chamber honors Griffin

The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce Member of the Week is Gregory T. Griffin, Attorney at Law. Griffin graduated from Campbell Law School and has ...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Chamber offers network opportunities

Chamber offers network opportunities

My journey with the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce is coming to an end very soon.I am closing this chapter and beginning a new one to continue my...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Sampson native ring bell

Sampson native ring bell

On June 6 Donna Wilson Thagard, BMC Vice President and Corporate Controller, and Donald Crumpler, BMC Vice President of Supply Chain, participated in ...

July 7th, 2016 |  


Chamber gearing up for fall activities

Chamber gearing up for fall activities

The Chamber is going to spend July gearing up for the many events in the fall of this year.In August we will be offering the Leadership Clinton Sampso...

July 6th, 2016 updated: July 6th, 2016. |  


Uncle Vinny’s Pizzeria opens in Roseboro

Uncle Vinny’s Pizzeria opens in Roseboro

ROSEBORO — Clark and Jennifer Honeycutt have one place they love to eat when they vacation at Carolina Beach — Uncle Vinny’s Pizzeri...

July 6th, 2016 updated: July 6th, 2016. |  


Young Professionals kick off July 21

Young Professionals kick off July 21

The Young Professionals of Sampson County is a sub-organization of the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce with the mission to connect young professio...

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


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