BLET vital to college’s success

BLET vital to college’s success

Local officers have been utilizing the Basic Law Enforcement Training program at Sampson Community College for more than 30 years. The program’s...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


Tilley exits; chief search still ongoing

Tilley exits; chief search still ongoing

With Clinton Police Chief Jay Tilley’s retirement effective on Friday, nearly four months after he first announced he would be leaving, the city...

April 27th, 2017 |  


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. |  


In the blink of an eye

In the blink of an eye

Kyle Cashwell grew up on a farm. He knows the ins and outs of running a tractor and other farming equipment, but a hasty decision in October 2014 fore...

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. |  


Churches join forces to offer free ‘Fun Day’

Churches join forces to offer free ‘Fun Day’

MIDWAY COMMUNITY — A group of churches in northern Sampson gathers membership dues, partners with local dealerships and reaches out to the publi...

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


City of Clinton’s leadership rebuild expands

City of Clinton’s leadership rebuild expands

The City of Clinton’s is continuing its grand leadership transition of 2017, with Public Works director now added to the list upon the announcem...

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


Sampson Farmers Market now open

Sampson Farmers Market now open

A few diehard small farmers are back at the Sampson County Farmers Market, again with produce to sell and optimistic for a larger turnout.The Farmers ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Revised HB13 approved

Revised HB13 approved

A bill that was approved by the Senate Education Committee Monday now allows local school officials to phase in reductions to the maximum class size f...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |