Sampson County political leaders ready for race

With the Republican National Convention wrapping up in Cleveland and the Democratic National Convention set for next week, local political organizatio...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


SCC leader lauds bond approval

SCC leader lauds bond approval

A $2 billion Connect NC Public Improvement Bond that would fund capital improvements and new facilities in 76 counties, including Sampson, passed easi...

March 17th, 2016 |  


School board makeover

School board makeover

The Sampson County Board of Education was overhauled as a result of Tuesday’s election, with three newcomers earning spots on the board, and it ...

March 15th, 2016 updated: March 16th, 2016. |  


Election Day is here

Election Day is here

At nearly two dozen precincts across the county, Sampson voters will cast their ballots Tuesday for who they want to see in leadership positions by th...

March 15th, 2016 |  


Trump stumps at Crown

Trump stumps at Crown

FAYETTEVILLE — Thousands of Donald Trump supporters gathered Wednesday at the Crown Center Coliseum for a rally that was disrupted at least 15 t...

March 11th, 2016 |  


Marching to the polls

Marching to the polls

The Sampson County branch of the NAACP sponsored ‘Moral March to the Polls’ on Saturday, in honor of Bloody Sunday in Selma, Ala., more th...

March 7th, 2016 |  


Early voting for primary begins today

Early voting for primary begins today

Those citizens who just can’t wait to vote or will be too busy to do so come March 15, have the next 10 days — even on the weekend —...

March 3rd, 2016 |  


NC Voter ID requirement coming to Sampson County

NC Voter ID requirement coming to Sampson County

With early in-person voting starting next month, a requirement to provide identification is a concern for many. But the local election board wants to ...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Autryville native tapped as Tillis’ chief of staff

Autryville native tapped as Tillis’ chief of staff

Autryville native Ray Starling has been named Senator Thom Tillis’ new chief of staff in Washington D.C. Starling is the son of M.F. and JoAnne ...

January 3rd, 2016 updated: January 3rd, 2016. |  


Register eyes return to county schools

Register eyes return to county schools

A veteran of Sampson County Schools, Timothy Register is seeking to return to the system he served for three decades.“The timing just seemed rig...

December 23rd, 2015 |