Rodriquez ready for Governor’s School

Rodriquez ready for Governor’s School

Cristian Rodriquez is looking forward to a new learning experience in Raleigh during the summer.Rodriquez, a junior student at Sampson Early College H...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Gun education on table

Gun education on table

A proposed bill designed to teach gun safety in high schools is causing mixed emotions around North Carolina. Educators in Sampson County are divided ...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Horseshoe fun at Royal Lane

Horseshoe fun at Royal Lane

Helen McCown, right, throws a horseshoe during a Thursday contest held by the Mid-Carolina Senior Games at Royal Lane Park. She is pictured with conte...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Parkside Grille perseveres

Parkside Grille perseveres

NEWTON GROVE — At the bar inside his restaurant, Kent Sutton flipped on the light switches and turned on the televisions with sportscasters talk...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Garland board talks budget; fire dept. matter tabled

Garland board talks budget; fire dept. matter tabled

GARLAND — With budget deadlines a few months away, local leaders are working on plans to spend money for town operations.Town Clerk and Finance ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Bracy receives Superintendent of Year honor

Bracy receives Superintendent of Year honor

In a room full of students, parents and educators, Dr. Eric Bracy smiled as held a plaque awarded to him for his service to Sampson County Schools.Dur...

April 25th, 2017 |  


County schools officials approve expense budget

County schools officials approve expense budget

Leaders from Sampson County Schools approved expenses of more than $11.14 million for 2018.The Board of Education approved the request from financial ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


SCS leader Bracy named Superintendent of Year

SCS leader Bracy named Superintendent of Year

For Dr. Eric Bracy, becoming a school district leader and supporting education is his calling in life.Bracy, superintendent of Sampson County Schools ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Sampson County 4-H accepting entries for AIRE contest

Local 4-H’ers will have the opportunity to represent Sampson County in a special contest.The Sampson County 4-H program is currently accepting a...

April 24th, 2017 |  


A dream home come true

A dream home come true

With shovels in their hands, Jeremy and Mandy Davis stood next to their family and turned dirt on West Johnson Street — the site of their future...

April 21st, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |