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Emily Hobbs

Position: Staff writer
E-Mail Address: ehobbs@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: (910) 592-8137


About Emily Hobbs

Emily is a 2010 graduate of Methodist University with a BA in English. She is a part-time writer and reporter and she records all the Vital Statistics for the newspaper. She also handles obituaries and church news during the week. A Sampson County native, Emily is married to a law enforcement officer and has three children and a cat.

Latest Stories by Emily Hobbs

Roseboro Elementary names honor students

Roseboro Elementary School recently released the names of students who made the school's honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. Those recognized are below: Third Grade: Principal's List: Samuel Casey Third Grade: Honor Roll: Destiny Faison, Brian Guin, Alexis Flores, Justin Hall, Jasmine Copeland, Jackson Hinson, Daniel Pacheco. Fo

Clement announces honor students

Clement Elementary School recently released the names of students who were named to the school's academic rolls for the second nine weeks grading period. Those honored included: 3rd Grade : Superintendent's List Kaleb Evans, Miles Faircloth, Taylor Hall, Meredith Jackson, Dalton McLamb. Principal's List Luke Bullard, Daelyn Edge, Kaleb Evan

Plain View Elementary names honor students

Plain View Elementary School recently released the names of students who made the school's academic rolls for the second nine weeks grading period. Those students are listed below.Superintendent's List3rd Grade: Savannah Brown, Wyatt Richards 4th Grade: Riley Heath Principal's List3rd Grade: Jarrett Cooper, Austin Dapuyen, Rachael Eldridge, Ev

Church Outreach

Church briefs can be placed by emailing CLNLifestyle@civitasmedia.com or leaving a message at 910-644-0447. Briefs run up until the event and do not have to be resubmitted each week. Ashley Chapel AME Zion Black History Month celebration, Feb. 10, 6 p.m. Baldwin Branch, Elizabethtown Food pantry will be open Saturday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m. to noo

Community Bulletin Board

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group — meeting Wednesday, Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m., at the Sampson County Dept. of Aging training room, 405 County Complex Road, Clinton. Guest speaker will be Emily Carlyle, MS, LRT/CTRS with EastPointe. Topic: Learning how to handle your stress when raising grandchildren. Light refreshments will be ser

Vital Statistics

Building Permits Union Grove Church of Christ, renovations Alexis Garcia, mobile home setup William Herring, 1,104 sq. ft., residential addition Ronald Farmer, 450 sq. ft., residential addition Andrea Wilson, 1,080 sq. ft., residential addition Marc Schartz, 390 sq. ft., residential addition Peggy Joyner, 1,836 sq. ft., mobile home setup Ma

Church Outreach

Church briefs can be placed by emailing CLNLifestyle@civitasmedia.com or leaving a message at 910-644-0447. Briefs run up until the event and do not have to be resubmitted each week. Baldwin Branch, Elizabethtown Food pantry will be open Saturday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m. to noon. Identification and transportation required. There is no fee. Baldwin Bran

What's cookin'?

Sampson County SchoolsJan. 26 Turkey & Cheese Hoagie or BBQ Beef Rib Sandwich Glazed Carrots Garden Peas Applesauce Fresh Fruit Milk Jan. 27 Grilled Chick Fillet or Pork Chop Sandwich Carrot Sticks Potato Rounds Peaches Fresh Fruit Milk Jan. 28 Pizza or PB&J Sandwich Collards Candied Yams Pineapple Fresh Fruit Milk J

Birthdays and Anniversaries

BirthdaysJan. 25 Madison McLamb Jan. 26 Matthew Varker Mary Elizabeth Honeycutt Gina Strickland Rosa Lee Byrd Margaret Riley Jan. 27 Stephany Johnson John C. Johnson Wayne Tart Frank Thornton Jimmy Herring Margaret Upton Jan. 28 Elma Joyce Honeycutt Sara Baggett Lena Arterberry Mittie Faircloth Akira Boone Alice Lee Cromartie

UNC-P announces honor roll

Chancellor's Honors Clinton: Vinalyn Rose Antonio Garland: Kaela Michele Horrell Turkey: Jenna Brooke Dutton Honors Clinton: Alexis B. Fields, Paula B. Travers Garland: Courtney B. Smith Roseboro: Alaina Kate Wenrich Turkey: Skyla Denise Pryor

Vital Statistics

Building Permits Grady and Mable Blue, business renovation Joseph Toraine, residential renovations Shawn Stone, 746 sq. ft., residential addition Alejandro Vazquez, 896 sq. ft., residential addition Magnolia Assisted Living, business renovation Richard Hardison, 700 sq. ft., mobile home setup Marriage Licenses Jaime Gonzalez-Diaz and Lucy P

What's cookin'?

Clinton City SchoolsJan. 19-21 No school Jan. 22 Chick Fillet on Bun BBQ Beef Rib Hoagie Glazed Carrots Broccoli w/Cheese Sliced Pears Jan. 23 Pepperoni Pizza Cheese Pizza Fish Fillet on Bun Green Peas Pineapple Tidbits Sampson County SchoolsJan. 19-20 No schoolJan. 21 Pizza Broccoli w/Cheese Candied Yams Pineapple Chunks Fresh Fr

Birthdays and Anniversaries

BirthdaysJan. 18 Christy Bustabad Marvin Becton Annie L. Kemp Darlene Hairr Sharlene Hairr Jan. 19 Lynette Caison Tawanna Sinclair Sylvia Waters Jan. 20 Don Merritt Kenneth Hope Jan. 21 Wesley Champion Joyce Batts Wade Pittman Jan. 22 Eddie Barefoot Lauren Daughtery Faye Byrd Emma Purdie Bennie Carr Vanessa Caldwell Jan. 23

Church Outreach

Church briefs can be placed by emailing CLNLifestyle@civitasmedia.com or leaving a message at 910-644-0447. Briefs run up until the event and do not have to be resubmitted each week. All Together Ministries Sunday evening service Jan. 18, 5:30 p.m.. Speaker Elder Reginald Lamb from Goshen Disciple Church, Newton Grove. Come looking for your so

Community Bulletin Board

Board of Health —meeting Jan. 12, 7 p.m., in the Health Department's 2nd floor conference room. Fresenius Medical Care, Clinton — free open house on Tuesday, Jan. 13, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Local medical experts will be on site. Located at 1740 SE Blvd, Clinton. Legal Aide of NC —will be at the Garland Senior Center to assist with

Community Bulletin Board

The Viewmasters — gospel group will perform Monday, Jan. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bellamy Center. VFW Post 7547 — is hosting VFW District 4 meeting, Sunday, Jan. 11, at the post home, 150 Veterans Lane. Meeting starts at 1 p.m.. All post members are urged to attend. Monthly steak supper, Saturday, Jan. 10, 6 p.m.. Eat-in or take-out. Doo

Church Outreach

Church briefs can be placed by emailing CLNLifestyle@civitasmedia.com or leaving a message at 910-644-0447. Briefs run up until the event and do not have to be resubmitted each week. Baldwin Branch MBC Married Couples Ministry will meet Saturday, Jan. 10, 10:30 a.m. Facilitators for this week's session will be Pastor Louie Boykin and wife, Katrin

Birthdays and Anniversaries

BirthdaysJan. 11 Will Brown Kailey Parker Teddy Smith Maggie Jernigan Henry Murphy Stephanie Knowles Felicia Green Barbara Torres Jan. 12 Brownie Spell Lee Ann Barefoot Miranda Woodcock Myles Carter Kay Hobbs Angela Thompson Jan. 13 Leonard Langston Savannah Baggett Ted Qualls Amy Underwood Tyndall Bobby N. Rich Louella McKive

What's cookin'?

Sampson County SchoolsJan. 12 Lasagna Roll Up or Cheeseburger Candied Yams Streamed Cabbage Fresh Fruit Milk Jan. 13 Taco or Grilled Ham & Cheese Corn Breaded Okra Pineapple Chunks Fresh Fruit Milk Jan. 14 Pizza Sweet Potato Fries Steamed Broccoli w/Cheese Pineapple Fresh Fruit Milk Jan. 15 PB&J Sandwich or Grilled C

Community Bulletin Board

Sampson County Friends for Animals — monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Pizza Inn, Sunset Ave. FMI call 564-3661 American Legion Post 22 — meeting Thursday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m., at the post home, 768 Pugh Road. FMI 592-8187 American Legion Post 319 — meeting Tuesday, Jan. 6, 6 p.m., FMI 590-2781 VFW Post 7547 — is h





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