NEWS


6:50 am |    
Pickin’ time again
6:48 am
Updated: 10:53 am. |    
Sampson High School Alumni award scholarships
6:38 am |    
Searching for a match
8:30 pm
Updated: 8:30 pm. |    
Green honored
7:00 am
Updated: 7:00 am. |    
‘Tarnished’ to premiere

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 ...

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


Preparing for a new school year

Preparing for a new school year

Teacher Marsha Miller spent time alone in an empty and silent classroom on Friday. But there will be more excitement on Monday when she’s facing...

August 28th, 2016 |  


‘Colors’ ride to benefit patients

‘Colors’ ride to benefit patients

Southeastern Medical Oncology Center is doing its part in helping local residents take on and defeat what can often be a deadly disease — cancer...

August 28th, 2016 |  


SCC nursing program receives beneficial grant

SCC nursing program receives beneficial grant

As Sampson County has the highest number of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in all of North Carolina, the most recent data (2013) indicates there are...

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


Sampson man charged with incest, statutory rape

Sampson man charged with incest, statutory rape

A Sampson County man has received felony charges in connection with an investigation into alleged sexual offenses against an underage girl, Sampson Sh...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


11:18 am |    
Wildcats take home opener
Clinton blanks SW Onslow

Clinton blanks SW Onslow

Clinton opened their football season on Friday night, hosting Southwest Onslow in a non-conference matchup. The Dark Horses, tired of hitting each oth...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Raiders win 55-54 thriller

Raiders win 55-54 thriller

Fans of Midway and Princeton got more than they bargained for on Friday night as the Raiders and Bulldogs squared off in Spivey’s Corner in week...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Lakewood rips East Columbus

After suffering a disappointing loss in the season opener on Monday night to Union, the Lakewood Leopards bounced back strong on Friday night, taking ...

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


Clinton, Carrboro battle to 1-1 draw

Coach Brad Spell took his Dark Horse Soccer team to Wake Med Park on Friday afternoon for a battle with Carrboro. The match was full of intensity thro...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Lakewood, Flores too much for Midway

Lakewood, Flores too much for Midway

The Lakewood soccer team traveled to Spivey’s Corner on Wednesday evening, taking on cross-county rival Midway in non-conference soccer action. ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


LIFE


6:48 am
Updated: 10:53 am. |    
Sampson High School Alumni award scholarships
UMO chooses Sodexo as new food service vendor

UMO chooses Sodexo as new food service vendor

Mount Olive — The University of Mount Olive has selected Sodexo as its new food service vendor. Sodexo provides services for over 75 million con...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Your salt intake may surprise you!

Your salt intake may surprise you!

Do you try to be careful about the amount of salt in your diet? Are you pretty sure you’re eating about the right amount of salt (also known as ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Celebrating you!

Celebrating you!

BirthdaysAug. 28Jason BarberEdna BoyetteZachary DardenKimball HoneycuttMody MurphyMinnie WilliamsMattie WorthamAug. 29Haley BurchLuther EdwardsOdell H...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Sampson County Schools budget includes $75M for 2016-17

Sampson County Schools budget includes $75M for 2016-17

Sampson County School’s Board of Education approved a $75.16 million budget for the 2016-17 school year.The budget resolution was approved durin...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Democratic Women hosting picnic at Royal Lane

Democratic Women hosting picnic at Royal Lane

Politics and voting is serious business for many, but a group of local women would like to add a little fun in the mix for one day.The Democratic Wome...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Garland ABC Store closed

Garland ABC Store closed

GARLAND — With financial problems affecting the town’s Alcohol Beverage Control store, residents will now have to drive to another town if...

August 25th, 2016 |  


OPINION


6:45 am |    
Grading more than tobacco
6:45 am
Updated: 6:45 am. |    
Remembering Dale’s last round

School bus drivers make impact, too

School bus drivers make a positive impact on our children.They usually are in the background, quietly doing their job without bringing much attention ...

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


Montgomery leaves legacy in countless lives he touched

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Such are the words from the King James Version of Ecclesiastes 3: 1We ...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Boykin a man who will live on in the hearts of many

Boykin a man who will live on in the hearts of many

There’s a song that keeps ringing in my ears. Some of the words are, “When you hear of my homegoing, don’t worry about me. I’m...

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 19th, 2016. |  


Remembering days on the beach

The dawn is heavy with the promise of another summer day patiently waiting to be born. In the stillness of this early hour, the sky to the east lighte...

August 18th, 2016 updated: August 18th, 2016. |  


Thumbs up to the city of Clinton!

We give a thumbs up to the city of Clinton and Planning Director Mary Rose for the gorgeous new signs that point travelers to different facilities wit...

August 15th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


7:00 am
Updated: 7:00 am. |    
Dressing up McDonald’s
8:30 pm
Updated: 8:30 pm. |    
Lamar Advertising honored
8:30 pm
Updated: 8:30 pm. |    
Chamber gears up for fall events
Tires Inc. Member of Week

Tires Inc. Member of Week

Tires Inc., a family-owned business operated by Michael and Aaron Edwards of Clinton, was selected as the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce Member o...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Momentum building for Cycle NC

Momentum building for Cycle NC

Can you believe it is already time for school to kick back into gear? That means the middle of August is among us and summer is coming to an end. Alth...

August 18th, 2016 |  


MiFinca expands seating area

MiFinca expands seating area

Jaime Bonilla is a firm believer that success comes from one’s own hands.Three years ago, Bonilla and his wife, Claudia, took a giant leap and o...

August 17th, 2016 updated: August 17th, 2016. |  


‘Performance’ takes ownership of Ford

‘Performance’ takes ownership of Ford

Just three years after it opened its doors, Performance Automotive is expanding its presence in Clinton by taking ownership of Ford of Clinton on U.S....

August 4th, 2016 |  


Rising above the ‘barre’

Rising above the ‘barre’

Even at a young age, Alyssa Lee said she always knew she wanted to be a dance teacher and own her own studio. At just 19 years old, the young dancer&#...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Chamber prepares to begin coat project

Chamber prepares to begin coat project

Happy Thursday Chamber friends! The Chamber has some exciting news to share! Cycle NC is coming to Clinton, yes Clinton! Cyclist will begin in the mou...

July 27th, 2016 |  


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