NEWS


4:15 pm |    
Garland honors its veterans
10:25 am |    
Clement students recognized
Local mainstay Clinton Appliance expanding

Local mainstay Clinton Appliance expanding

It was 65 years ago that Clinton Appliance & Tire Co. opened its doors at a small building on College Street. By the beginning of 2018, it will ha...

November 19th, 2017 |  


DOT: Signal study initiated

DOT: Signal study initiated

Following some concern about the safety of motorists entering onto N.C. 24 from Fox Lake and Coharie Drive, N.C. Department of Transportation official...

November 19th, 2017 |  


What’s cookin’

Clinton City SchoolsMonday, Nov. 20Grilled Ham & CheeseCorn DogBeef Vegetable Soup w/CrackersFried OkraMixed FruitMilkTuesday, Nov. 21Pepperoni Pi...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Nearly $2M goes to top public salaries

Approximately $1.7 million is spent each year on the salaries of top local administrators from the hospital, the community college, both public school...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Nearly $2M goes to top public salaries

Approximately $1.7 million is spent each year on the salaries of top local administrators from the hospital, the community college, both public school...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Mintz Christian students earn honors

Mintz Christian students earn honors

Mintz Christian Academy has named the honor students for the first nine weeks.Principal’s listThird grade — Victoria Barrier, Landry Beasl...

November 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


4:52 pm |    
Midway falls to Princeton
Lakewood victorious in OT

Lakewood victorious in OT

The Lakewood Leopards pulled out a nail-biter Friday night with a 41-40 overtime win over East Carteret. The Leopard defense did its usual job for a g...

November 20th, 2017 |  


JV Horses reign as champs

JV Horses reign as champs

The football season for the Dark Horses junior varsity started a little rocky, but ended with a dominant winning streak and a conference title. Not on...

November 18th, 2017 |  


UNCP’s Heinz makes Peach Belt Academic Team

UNCP’s Heinz makes Peach Belt Academic Team

For the first time since 2015, the UNC Pembroke volleyball team sent a player to the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Volleyball Academic Team. Sophomore d...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Horses ousted in second round, 35-0

Horses ousted in second round, 35-0

The Clinton Dark Horses had to face frigid weather and travel exhaustion again in the second round of the playoffs Friday night. This time they battle...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Lakewood’s lockdown leaders

Lakewood’s lockdown leaders

The defense for the Lakewood Leopards has played on another level all season, notching eight shutouts over the course of 12 games and using its experi...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Ellis to play at Hampden-Sydney

Ellis to play at Hampden-Sydney

Sam Ellis of Elizabethtown, a senior at Harrells Christian Academy, signed Thursday to play Division III baseball at Hampden-Sydney College in Farmvil...

November 16th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


4:15 pm |    
Garland honors its veterans

What’s cookin’

Clinton City SchoolsMonday, Nov. 20Grilled Ham & CheeseCorn DogBeef Vegetable Soup w/CrackersFried OkraMixed FruitMilkTuesday, Nov. 21Pepperoni Pi...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Vegetables you shouldn’t live without

Vegetables you shouldn’t live without

We all know that to be healthy we should eat more vegetables. But did you know that some vegetables are better for you than others? If you want a meal...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Dementia, notes to remember

Dementia, notes to remember

I have worked with many caregivers over the years. I recall many stories about caregiving mishaps and caregiver successes. Each tale is different but ...

November 19th, 2017 |  


The history of Harrells

Harrells, once known as Harrell’s Store is pitched quietly in southern Sampson County. It is such an old, old town that the actual stories of th...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Carter, DeVincentis unite in marriage

Carter, DeVincentis unite in marriage

Emilee Beatrice Carter and Douglas Wendell DeVincentis were united in holy matrimony Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at four o’clock in the afternoon. T...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Just-A-Mere Garden Club holds Nov. meeting

Just-A-Mere Garden Club holds Nov. meeting

Karene Smith hosted the Nov. meeting of the Just-A-Mere Garden Club at her home. Fall decorations made the Smith home even more festive for the season...

November 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


6:45 am |    
Better than I deserve
7:00 am |    

Wrapping Sampson in warmth

Road leads back to public TV

Road leads back to public TV

I could always hear John McLaughlin long before I could see him.The larger-than-life former Jesuit priest, Nixon speechwriter, and host of the “...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Positions justify the salaries

Public information is a valuable tool, but it often can be a double-edged sword. Sometimes the edge cuts toward information a majority of people belie...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Whose election is it?

Whose election is it?

We do not want the Russians — or anyone else — to influence the outcome of our elections. But interfering in elections is an everyday occu...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Take a trip to HCA’s Candy Cane Lane

It’s hard to believe, but the holidays are just around the corner now. Thanksgiving is just over a week away, bringing with it a time to reflect...

November 15th, 2017 |  


The things for which we are thankful

What is it that you are thankful for?It’s a question posed on social media sites all the time as we approach the Thanksgiving season, often with...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Why we fight for freedom

Why we fight for freedom

I’m a conservative without a conversion story. Plenty of others have such a tale — they read a certain book, had a certain teacher, or som...

November 14th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


11:31 am |    
Chamber to honor veterans
CHS, SCC bond to strengthen workforce

CHS, SCC bond to strengthen workforce

Many high school students plan to go to a community college or university after high school and then enter the work force but for students looking to ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


A silver anniversary

A silver anniversary

Smithfield Foods employees celebrated the Tar Heel facility’s 25th anniversary on Saturday, Oct.28. Employees who have worked at Tar Heel all 25...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Chamber kicks off coat drive

Chamber kicks off coat drive

Nothing brings the community together better than fall, holidays, and Christmas cheer. We encourage the community to get involved with not only our ev...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Working together

Working together

A partnership between Sampson Community College and Southeastern Outdoor Products will provide quality training for the local workforce.According to K...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Chamber gears up for future events

Chamber gears up for future events

Things have been gearing up here at the Chamber and we are excited for what the rest of the year has in store for us. This week has definitely been no...

October 18th, 2017 |  


SRMC welcomes new specialist

SRMC welcomes new specialist

Sampson Regional Medical Center has expanded the availability of cardiology services to include a full-time consulting specialist for inpatient care.T...

October 18th, 2017 |