Something to cluck about!

Something to cluck about!

It is the year of the Rooster and this is the week Ray and Ann Barefoot of the Midway community are adding one to their own brood.Ann Barefoot shared ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


New phone system among priorities for Social Services

New phone system among priorities for Social Services

On a daily basis the phone system in the Sampson County Social Services building has periods of time when it is non-operational, and because of the na...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Klaves becomes athletic director for Hobbton High School

Klaves becomes athletic director for Hobbton High School

After several years of leading the track and field program at Hobbton High School, Jeff Klaves is now on a new journey as athletic director.“The...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Traffic stop leads to multiple drug arrests

Traffic stop leads to multiple drug arrests

A routine traffic stop by Criminal Interdiction Officers led to the arrest of three out-of-town occupants after drugs were found inside the vehicle.Lt...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Park project begins

Park project begins

Phase 1A of a project at Royal Lane Park started this week, as officials took down playground equipment on Ellen Street in preparation for renovations...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Newton Grove discusses flooding issues

Newton Grove discusses flooding issues

NEWTON GROVE — Town leaders are looking for ways to tackle a flooding issue in town.During its Monday meeting, Mayor Gerald Darden and the Board...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Garland celebrates 110th birthday, honors former mayors

Garland celebrates 110th birthday, honors former mayors

GARLAND — For decades, many residents have made contributions to make a small town in southern Sampson County prosper.Garland celebrated its 110...

February 16th, 2017 |  


UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham gets down-home Sampson County greeting during luncheon, meet-and-greet.

UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham gets down-home Sampson County greeting during luncheon, meet-and-greet.

UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham and his wife Tina got treated to the flavor of Sampson County earlier today, first during an invitation-only ba...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Commissioners give nod for occupancy tax increase

Commissioners give nod for occupancy tax increase

The Sampson County Convention and Visitors Bureau is pushing towards doubling the room occupancy tax for local lodging facilities, and commissioners g...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Garland continues progress with new park, installs playground equipment

Garland continues progress with new park, installs playground equipment

GARLAND — For several months, town officials have been laying the groundwork for a new park in downtown. Now, residents are beginning to see a l...

February 15th, 2017 |