Spell leads East to All-Star win

Spell leads East to All-Star win

GREENSBORO — When Clinton High School men’s soccer coach Brad Spell got a call last summer from the North Carolina Coaches Association tel...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Extension, farmers watchful for heat conditions

Extension, farmers watchful for heat conditions

With temperatures in the high 90s, local farmers are keeping an eye on their bread and butter.Allan Thornton, an associate for Sampson County Cooperat...

July 20th, 2016 |  


The timber sale process using a professional forester

If you own timberland or a farm with “woods” on it, how many times have you had a phone call from someone wanting to buy your timber? Thes...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Troxler announces N.C. Sentinel Landscape designation

GOLDSBORO – N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler has announced the federal designation of 33 counties, including Sampson, as the North Ca...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Nuts for nutrients

Nuts for nutrients

A farmer on Summerlin’s Crossroads Road in Duplin County, above, spreads land plaster, below, to a peanut field. Both Duplin and Sampson County ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Turkey vultures take over Roseboro community

Turkey vultures take over Roseboro community

SNOW HILL — Vultures have descended upon properties in the Roseboro area and taken over, gathering by the dozens on rooftops, across yards and a...

July 13th, 2016 updated: July 13th, 2016. |  


Cooperative Extension helps farmers make risk management decisions

Cooperative Extension helps farmers make risk management decisions

Local farmers are faced with many challenges as they attempt to manage risks. These challenges include high input and energy costs, fewer off-farm emp...

July 12th, 2016 updated: July 12th, 2016. |  


Local students receive scholarship for Resource Conservation Workshop

Local students receive scholarship for Resource Conservation Workshop

Alondra Flores, Grace Hairr, Paxton Hudson and Annette Tinoco-Flores were all chosen to represent Sampson County in the 2016 Resource Conservation Wor...

July 12th, 2016 |  


Local FFA member receives state recognition

Local FFA member receives state recognition

RALEIGH — Three members of the Midway FFA Chapter were recognized with first place Agriscience Fair Projects by the North Carolina FFA Associati...

July 12th, 2016 |  


Midway’s Strickland earns honor

Midway’s Strickland earns honor

RALEIGH — Charlie Strickland of the Midway FFA chapter was recognized with the first place application in the Swine Production – Entrepren...

July 11th, 2016 |