NEWS


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Finding warmth
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Kirby takes oath
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County revaluation underway
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Soaking up the snow

What’s cookin’

Clinton City SchoolsMonday, Jan. 22No SchoolTuesday, Jan. 23Dark Horse Chicken Cheese SteakPork Chop SandwichBroccoli FloretsPinto BeansMixed FruitMil...

January 21st, 2018 |  


Every minute counts: Recognizing medical emergencies

At Sampson Regional Medical Center, the staff believes it’s crucial to recognize the signs of a medical emergency — because correctly inte...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Food safety keep everyone healthy

As the New Year begins, it’s a must to add more fruits and vegetables to our diet. This is a wonderful idea but remember all these salads and fr...

January 20th, 2018 |  


‘Go Red’ promoting heart health

‘Go Red’ promoting heart health

Women across America are suffering from heart attacks everyday and efforts are being made to raise awareness to heart disease and prevent such medical...

January 20th, 2018 |  


County revaluation underway

County revaluation underway

A group of appraisers are currently scouring Sampson County and examining properties as part of the 2019 revaluation, during which property values are...

January 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Brock excels as Dark Horse

Brock excels as Dark Horse

When it comes to being a high school student, if you’re a bookworm you strive to exceed in your academics and if you’re a jock, then sport...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Church Night Basketball coming soon

Church Night Basketball coming soon

The annual University of Mount Olive Original Free Will Baptist Church Night Basketball Games are set for Feb. 3 in Kornegay Arena. The women’s ...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Lady Wildcats eke out victory

Lady Wildcats eke out victory

The Hobbton Middle Wildcat girls squeezed out a physical, hard fought 17-16 win over Roseboro-Salemburg Middle School (RSMS) last Wednesday. This was ...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Leopards get win at Hobbton

Leopards get win at Hobbton

The Roseboro-Salemburg Middle boys won their basketball against Hobbton Middle 58-40 in last Wednesday’s makeup game, taking down the Wildcats a...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Horses notch another rout

Horses notch another rout

The Dark Horses men continued their winning streak, increasing it to eight, after Friday’s win against Wallace Rose-Hill. They beat the Bulldogs...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Clinton trying to find footing

Clinton trying to find footing

The Lady Horses fell short against always tough conference rivals the Wallace-Rose Hill Bulldogs, on the road, Friday, suffering another close loss, 5...

January 16th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Local educators attend NCCAT

Local educators attend NCCAT

CULLOWHEE — Several area educators attended programs held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national le...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Celebrating you!

BirthdaysJan. 21Joyce BattsWesley ChampionWade PittmanJan. 22Eddie BarefootFaye ByrdVanessa CaldwellBennie CarrLauren DaughteryEmma PurdieJan. 23Melis...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Pantry challenge!

Pantry challenge!

Are you still finding ways to take on the new year? This is the perfect time to take on those pesky tasks we put off such as cleaning out the garage, ...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Turkey awaits study from N.C. Rural Water Association

TURKEY — During a recent meeting for the town’s board of commissioners, it was reported that a free study on water rates is coming later t...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Extension hosting Mediterranean health courses

Extension hosting Mediterranean health courses

The Sampson County Center for Cooperative Extension is hosting a six-week series that promotes healthy decisions through a Mediterranean diet.The Med ...

January 18th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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State education rank isn’t low
It’s my parents’ fault

It’s my parents’ fault

Evidently, I have been wrong. It’s hard to admit. But I am not the blame, it’s my parents fault. (It’s always your parents’ fa...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Turkey trash issue takes good turn

Thumbs UpTurkey officials have shown much needed progress, albeit it small, with regards to the town’s mounting trash issue, and that’s a ...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Drilling benefits exceed the costs

Drilling benefits exceed the costs

If energy companies respond to the Interior Department’s recently announced process for pursuing oil and gas exploration off the North Carolina ...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Class size mandate a political slight of hand

Before state lawmakers deliver another serious blow to public education, we urge them to think carefully about what they are doing, particularly when ...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Sampson Regional makes wise decision

Thumbs UpSampson Regional Medical Center’s administrators and staff are always proactive, an important strength to have in any hospital, but esp...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Medicaid work rules are needed

Medicaid work rules are needed

If government gives you a cash handout or a “free” service and you are capable of working, studying, or providing service to the community...

January 17th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Chamber kick starts new year
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Lights, Camera, Action!
Nelson joins local First Citizens

Nelson joins local First Citizens

Vince Nelson has joined First Citizens Bank as a business banker specializing in agricultural lending. Nelson is based at the office located at 200 Fa...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Chamber looking forward to new year

Chamber looking forward to new year

The Chamber is excited to welcome the year 2018. With a lot going on in the first couple of months of the new year we encourage you to get out and get...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


SRMC trustees laud treatment milestone

SRMC trustees laud treatment milestone

The Sampson Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees applauded the hospital’s acute care units for a quality achievement during its December bo...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Expo Center updating service provider list

The Sampson County Exposition Center serves as the host venue for special events of approximately 360 clients annually.As a service to clients who lea...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Star employees give back

Star employees give back

The employees of Star Communications believe in giving back to the community. Each year during the Christmas season, employees make donations that go ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Chamber ends year with success

Chamber ends year with success

The Christmas in Clinton Parade was held this past Saturday, Dec. 9. Despite the rain we had a great turn out and would like to thank everyone that pa...

December 13th, 2017 |