Autryville firefighters seeking more money

Autryville firefighters seeking more money

AUTRYVILLE — At any critical moment, Chief Andrew Hawkins and his fellow firefighters jump in their trucks with sirens blazing to save someone l...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Sampson board supports val, sal tradition

Sampson board supports val, sal tradition

Leaders from Sampson County Schools would like to recognize more students for their academic achievements at graduation ceremonies. But some board mem...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


Training like a Panther

Training like a Panther

ROSEBORO — Third-grader Jamel Thompson was excited to hit a tackling dummy as his classmates cheered him on. At the same time, he learned about ...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


Garden club holds April meeting

Garden club holds April meeting

The Just-A-Mere Garden Club met for its April meeting at the home of Elsie Jackson. Assisting Mrs. Jackson as hostess were her daughters, Karen Elmore...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Garland alcohol resolution going to ballot

Garland alcohol resolution going to ballot

GARLAND — In November, Garland voters will decide if they want to have mixed drinks sold in town.With a 3-1 vote, commissioners approved a resol...

April 12th, 2017 |  


New state park proposed for Sampson County’s Black River

New state park proposed for Sampson County’s Black River

State legislators recently approved the creation for a state park on the Black River which will allow visitors to see some of the oldest trees in the ...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Sampson County Schools anxious about class-size bill

Sampson County Schools anxious about class-size bill

Along with funding cuts for the next academic school year, leaders from Sampson County Schools will also be challenged by a state law to lower classro...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Hobbton MS ranks second nationally in math program

Hobbton MS ranks second nationally in math program

NEWTON GROVE — When it comes to college basketball and March Madness, Principal Jeff Bradshaw had the same feelings of the Gonzaga Bulldogs when...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Join me on road to thinner

Join me on road to thinner

I love food, plain and simple. And therein lies my challenge.What do you do when you love food but need to lose weight? It’s a question I’...

April 9th, 2017 updated: April 9th, 2017. |  


A basket full of art

A basket full of art

By Kristy D. [email protected] centuries, Native Americans have found ways to use nature in daily life. And items that were once used ...

April 9th, 2017 |