Grants aid Sampson teachers

Grants aid Sampson teachers

With financial support of several organizations, many teachers in Sampson County were able to have educational experiences beyond the classroom.Sampso...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Memorial Day celebrations set for Sampson communities

Memorial Day celebrations set for Sampson communities

HARRELLS — In a few days, community members well continue a tradition of commemorating Memorial Day.The Memorial Day Ceremony is scheduled for 1...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Hobbton’s driving force Thompson honored

Hobbton’s driving force Thompson honored

NEWTON GROVE — Many visitors to Hobbton High School notice an electric vehicle parked inside the lobby.It took about four months to build it. A ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Luau at Head Start

Luau at Head Start

Clinton Head Start celebrated another school year with a Hawaiian style celebration. The event, held on College Street, featured a variety of activiti...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Garland leaders mull fire, police service budgets

GARLAND — Commissioners are continuing finalize ways to spend money for town residents. The work comes with a challenging situation regarding em...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Inaugural golf tournament raises money for cadets

Inaugural golf tournament raises money for cadets

SALEMBURG — During a pleasant and sunny morning at the Lakewood Country Club, Dr. Shari Herring watched as teams of golfers made their way to th...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Butler sets sights on pediatrics

Butler sets sights on pediatrics

As a child, Adam Butler remembers spending days in the hospital.“I want to give back because I know there’s a lot of kids who were in the ...

May 18th, 2017 |  


SCS forms committee to improve ‘alternative school’

SCS forms committee to improve ‘alternative school’

Officials from Sampson County Schools are forming a committee to improve the alternative school program.Board Chairman Telfair Simpson presented the i...

May 18th, 2017 |  


New nursing sorority ready to serve Sampson

A new sorority in Sampson County will give local nurses an opportunity to bond as one and expand health services to the community.Chi Eta Phi Sorority...

May 17th, 2017 updated: May 17th, 2017. |  


Commissioner to resign, mayor out as budget looms

Commissioner to resign, mayor out as budget looms

GARLAND — After serving several years on the town’s council, Commissioner Carolyn Melvin is planning to step down for personal reasons.She...

May 17th, 2017 updated: May 17th, 2017. |