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Sampson County community celebrates National Day of Prayer

Sampson County community celebrates National Day of Prayer

As Pastor Eddie Barnes took cover from heavy rain, he stood near the entrance of the courthouse while showing concern …

May 5th, 2016 |  

Hobbton Elementary celebrates 50 years

Hobbton Elementary celebrates 50 years

Many years ago, a young Glenn Tart walked into the doors of Hobbton Elementary on the first day of school. …

May 5th, 2016 |  

Poe Center to recognize Sampson County student

For Savannah Royal and her schoolmate, it’s all about adding 25. In celebration of National Nutrition Month, the student at …

May 4th, 2016 |  

Roseboro Elementary 5K set for Saturday

Roseboro Elementary 5K set for Saturday

ROSEBORO — Teachers Jessica Eason and Megan Strickland are looking forward to community members crossing a finish line Saturday at …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

Midway High School students excel at NC SkillsUSA Competition

Midway High School students excel at NC SkillsUSA Competition

For many months, the SkillsUSA chapter of Midway High School prepared to showcase their work during a mega competition in …

May 3rd, 2016 |  

CenturyLink awards educators with technology grants

CenturyLink awards educators with technology grants

After a surprise visit, a couple of educators are looking forward to having technology upgrades in their classrooms to help …

May 1st, 2016 |  

SNAP Ed host Sampson County Forum

SNAP Ed host Sampson County Forum

A group of local leaders and health officials are working to build a healthier Sampson County. The University of North …

April 30th, 2016 |  

Lakewood High School to join human rights summit

Lakewood High School to join human rights summit

SALEMBURG — With a goal to see a part of human rights history up close, a group of Lakewood High …

April 29th, 2016 |  

Midway Middle host Community Service Day

Midway Middle host Community Service Day

DUNN — As a group of youth gathered around large emergency vehicles, Grant Jones presented several items of equipment which …

April 27th, 2016 |  

Hobbton band director honored by Sampson County Schools

Hobbton band director honored by Sampson County Schools

Geoffrey Tart of Hobbton High School was named Sampson County Schools’ Teacher of the Month for March. “At the early …

April 27th, 2016 |  

Union High Student becomes Benjamin N. Duke scholar

Union High Student becomes Benjamin N. Duke scholar

ROSE HILL — After graduating from Union High School, Daisy Almonte is looking forward to continuing her education at Duke …

April 27th, 2016 |  

Hobbton student wins Congressional Art Contest

Hobbton student wins Congressional Art Contest

Before a recent pep rally, Hobbton High School student Moriah Pate was ready to support her school’s athletes, but she …

April 26th, 2016 |  

Sampson County Schools continues talks of val, sal requirements

Sampson County Schools continues talks of val, sal requirements

Sampson County Schools officials are making strides towards changing how the top students are recognized during graduation ceremonies. For many …

April 26th, 2016 |  

Battle of the books

Battle of the books

Sampson County Schools held their Battle of the Books competition for their middle schools at Union High School in March. …

April 24th, 2016 |  

Two Sampson schools make U.S. News & World top rankings

Two Sampson schools make U.S. News & World top rankings

A surge of excitement is flowing through two high schools in Sampson County after being honored for educational success. Midway …

April 22nd, 2016 |  

Clinton 100 Committee hosts annual meeting

Clinton 100 Committee hosts annual meeting

While addressing a room full of community members, economic development professor Jonathan Morgan was optimistic about the future of North …

April 22nd, 2016 |  

Promoting Earth Day

Promoting Earth Day

Union Elementary’s second grade students and Clinton’s Piggly Wiggly at Jordan Plaza are participating in the 20th annual ‘Earth Day …

April 21st, 2016 |  

Sampson County Schools to explore Driver’s Ed options

Sampson County Schools to explore Driver’s Ed options

Sampson County Schools officials are in the process of considering options and making improvements for the school system’s driver’s education …

April 21st, 2016 |  

Sampson County Schools facing teacher cuts

Sampson County Schools facing teacher cuts

During its Tuesday morning work session, the Sampson County Schools Board of Education received gloomy projections about the upcoming budget …

April 20th, 2016 |  

Pinwheels for Prevention in Clinton

Pinwheels for Prevention in Clinton

While a group of child advocates planted shiny silver and blue pinwheels in a section of downtown, motorists passing through …

April 20th, 2016 |  

Hundreds enjoy Sampson County Ag Day festivities

Hundreds enjoy Sampson County Ag Day festivities

With dirt up to her ankles, 5-year-old Ella Dudley smiled and concentrated as she gripped her little fingers around the …

April 18th, 2016 |  

Garland continues softball, park upgrades

Garland continues softball, park upgrades

GARLAND — Efforts to provide more recreational activities and a playground for youths are moving along. In 2016, a committee …

April 18th, 2016 |  

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