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‘How to’ opens on stage this weekend
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Teen charged in robbery, BB gun assault

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 ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Honoring history

Honoring history

The Union Elementary School pre-K students and staff were presented with a positive and educational experience demonstrating some of the culture and t...

December 1st, 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 |  


Adoption fair valuable to parents

With nearly 100 children in the foster care system in Sampson County, Department of Social Service employees wanted to do something that would get the...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Building bright futures

Building bright futures

As students, Chandler Jones and Bruce McCray enjoyed having an opportunity to learn about future opportunities after Midway High School.They were one ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Holiday events to fill Clinton streets

Holiday events to fill Clinton streets

Is it December already? So many exciting things have been going on at the Chamber that November has flown by. We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksg...

November 30th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


Hobbton jumps out to early lead, runs away from Union

Hobbton jumps out to early lead, runs away from Union

The Hobbton Wildcat men dominated the Union Spartans in Friday night’s high school hoops, coming away with a 58-33 win.The Wildcats jumped out t...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Midway downs Wildcats, improves to 2-1

Midway downs Wildcats, improves to 2-1

In the nightcap game, the Midway Raiders pulled away from the Hobbton Wildcats to get a 49-34 win Thursday night.The Wildcats jumped out to an 8-4 lea...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Lady Raiders pound Hobbton

Lady Raiders pound Hobbton

The Hobbton Wildcats and the Midway Raiders girls’ basketball teams squared off Thursday night in the first game of the regular season. The Raid...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Lady Horses fall in season opener

Lady Horses fall in season opener

Clinton hosted Northside Jacksonville on Thursday night in an early season non-conference game. The Lady Horses couldn’t find the range in the f...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Northside overtakes Clinton to even Dark Horses’ record

Northside overtakes Clinton to even Dark Horses’ record

Clinton’s men’s basketball team got off to a quick start in their game against Northside Jacksonville on Thursday night. The Dark Horses j...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Princeton edges Spartans

Princeton edges Spartans

After only two practices, the Union Spartans took to the hardwood to open their 2016 season. Princeton jumped out to an early lead in the first quarte...

December 1st, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Eating foods for bone health
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Celebrating you!
Christmas in Downtown Clinton

Christmas in Downtown Clinton

Nakiya Arceo, 7, enjoys spending time with Santa Claus during Christmas in the City in downtown Clinton.During Christmas in the City, visitors enjoy a...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Lakewood Council celebrates success, security needs for local schools

Lakewood Council celebrates success, security needs for local schools

The Lakewood Advisory Council is continuing their efforts to improve the learning environment in western Sampson County.Sonya Powell, president of the...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Building bright futures

Building bright futures

As students, Chandler Jones and Bruce McCray enjoyed having an opportunity to learn about future opportunities after Midway High School.They were one ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Garland’s Christmas in the Park set for Saturday

Garland’s Christmas in the Park set for Saturday

GARLAND — Residents throughout town are ready to share the spirit of the holidays on Saturday.The Town of Garland’s “Christmas in th...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Kindness for the world

Kindness for the world

NEWTON GROVE — One project at a time, students at Hobbton Elementary School are making a difference in the world.Inside his classroom, teacher B...

November 30th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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How uncanny
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Working toward peace

Christmas will come to life in Clinton Thursday

It will be another unique and special celebration come Thursday night in downtown Clinton, as the city once again transforms itself into a Christmas w...

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


What a nice community

Editor:On Nov. 20, six churches joined together for a Thanksgiving Community Service, hosted by Grove Park Baptist Church. The message about Hurricane...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Heading into the fourth quarter

Heading into the fourth quarter

The political season is finally over. (I know, it’s never ever really over.) But there’s another season that is heading toward its own con...

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


Living with grateful hearts

As we gather today with family and friends to share in our bountiful blessings, we should do so with grateful hearts. For despite the trials and tribu...

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


That’s what I am

That’s what I am

Normally people start by introducing themselves by giving all the general infomation — their name, how old they are, place of birth, favorite co...

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


Lessons of thanks

Though my great-aunt Mary passed away at age 101 in 1968, her spirit and spunk transcend time. At this time of painfully raw divisions in our nation a...

November 24th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Holiday events to fill Clinton streets
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Deacon invests in Sampson
Turlington earns honor

Turlington earns honor

Lisa Turlington works hard serving the Sampson Community College’s Foundation and her efforts were recently recognized at a state conference.Tur...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Chamber gearing up for November events

Chamber gearing up for November events

Can you believe it is already November? November brings so many wonderful things here at the Chamber and in the community. It is that time of year whe...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


First Citizens honored

First Citizens honored

The Clinton Sampson Chamber Member of the Week is First Citizens Bank. In 1898, First Citizens began as the Bank of Smithfield in Johnston County. Fro...

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


Chamber prepares for winter

Chamber prepares for winter

Who can believe that November is next week? Us here at the Chamber sure cannot! With November brings many more events and hopefully some cooler weathe...

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


Ribbon cutting held

Ribbon cutting held

The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Advanced Fire Protection of the Carolinas LLC, located at 201 Tomahawk Trail, Clinto...

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


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