Sampson County Cooperative Extension Services provided an opportunity for local farmers to brush up on the importance of cover crops in a seminar Monday morning, giving them a chance to listen to presentations and ask questions about their need for sources that can help each farmer better grow their crops and positively impact the environment. Using cover crops improves soil quality and the overall health of the soil by bringing nutrients up to the top of the soil as well as breaking up the compacted soil that is deep down, as well as through a variety of other methods, speakers said.
Kimberly D. Baggett, 53GODWIN — Ms. Kimberly Deneise Baggett, 53, of 4131 Fayetteville Hwy., died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Clinton.
Patricia K. Labor, 55CLINTON — Patricia Klaga Labor, 55, of 195 Ryan Lane, died on Monday, Dec. 9,2013 at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hope Valley Funeral Service & Cremation of Clinton.
Kermit Henry, 62FAYETTEVILLE — Kermit Henry, 62, of 704 Rockwood Drive, died at Cape Fear Valley Medical CenterFuneral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hope Valley Funeral Service & Cremation of Clinton.
Several unpaved roads in the county have now been resurfaced, eliminating even more mileage from Sampson’s unpaved total, a figure — used as part of a state allocation — that has dropped gradually in recent years.The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Secondary Roads program is submitted each year by the local DOT district, which provides local officials constant updates on the status of projects for unpaved and paved roads on that annual list. Keith Eason,...
Diego Villarreal, infantBEULAVILLE — Diego Villarreal, infant, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hope Valley Funeral Service & Cremation of Clinton.
A complaint about individuals cooking meth at a residence on Yellow Skin Road near Autryville led to the arrest of two Sampson men over the weekend.According to Sampson Sheriff’s Cpl. Marc s Smith, Ricky Garrett Faircloth, 28, of 530 Yellow Skin Road, and Samuel Paul Hand, 27, of 4981 Autryville Road, were taken into custody Friday afternoon and charged with one count each of possession of possession of meth precursor with the intent to manufacture, a felony.
A 42-year-old Sampson County man remained in jail late Monday, three days after being stopped by sheriff’s agents who wound up charging him with a lot more than just the traffic violation he was initially pulled over for Saturday.Darryl Martin Spell of 991 Bonnettsville Road, Roseboro now faces three felony drug offenses: two counts of trafficking in methamphetamines and one count of maintaining a vehicle for the sale of a controlled substance.Sheriff’s Cpl. ...
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