NEWS


4:23 pm |    
Blessing the Animals
Pretty in pink for cancer awareness

Pretty in pink for cancer awareness

The Student Government Association of Sampson Community College hosted a walk for breast cancer awareness this week. Students, faculty and staff wore ...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Partnership for Children offers ‘Imagination Library’

Partnership for Children offers ‘Imagination Library’

Sampson County Partnership for Children, the Smart Start Network and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library are working together to bring books to N...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Cultivating ag at Midway

Cultivating ag at Midway

After several years of having a successful agricultural program at Midway Middle School, the school’s officials are looking forward to providing...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Sorghum festival returns

Sorghum festival returns

Hurricane Matthew put a halt to the annual Old School Sorghum Festival last year, when flood waters left John and Annie Matthew stranded and without p...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Congressman hosts youth leadership conference in Clinton

Congressman hosts youth leadership conference in Clinton

Inside the Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center, Terri Boone enjoyed meeting and listening to leaders from different walks of life.The Clinton High S...

October 18th, 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 |  


SPORTS


Lakewood falls to North Duplin

Lakewood falls to North Duplin

Lakewood played at home against North Duplin Wednesday night, losing the match 0-1.Now with only two games remaining in the season, Lakewood is in a t...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Horses trample Spring Creek, 5-0

Horses trample Spring Creek, 5-0

Sammy Sutter races between two Spring Creek defenders in Clinton’s 5-0 win Wednesday night. The Horses scored four goals in the first half as th...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Hobbton shreds Princeton, 6-0

Hobbton shreds Princeton, 6-0

The Hobbton Wildcat soccer team got the best of Princeton Wednesday afternoon. The final was 6-0, Hobbton.The Wildcats played a stellar first half sco...

October 19th, 2017 |  


JV Horses beat Hobbton

JV Horses beat Hobbton

Diego Fleury pushes the ball downfield with Patrick Bereza looking on in Clinton JV’s win Tuesday night. The played host to the Wildcats of Hobb...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Horses take first place

Horses take first place

The East Central cross country conference championship took place on Tuesday and the Clinton Dark Horses claimed first place in both men’s and w...

October 18th, 2017 updated: October 18th, 2017. |  


CHS falls short in tournament

CHS falls short in tournament

The Lady Horses volleyball team faced East Duplin again for the third time this season. This go around it was in the conference tournament on Tuesday ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


4:23 pm |    
Blessing the Animals
Cultivating ag at Midway

Cultivating ag at Midway

After several years of having a successful agricultural program at Midway Middle School, the school’s officials are looking forward to providing...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Congressman hosts youth leadership conference in Clinton

Congressman hosts youth leadership conference in Clinton

Inside the Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center, Terri Boone enjoyed meeting and listening to leaders from different walks of life.The Clinton High S...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Cowand earns Eagle Scout

Cowand earns Eagle Scout

Wesley Cowand of Clinton achieved the rank of Eagle Scout on June 1. Cowand is a member of BSA Troop 80, sponsored by First Baptist Church in Clinton,...

October 18th, 2017 |  


School, Highway Patrol officials urge bus safety

School, Highway Patrol officials urge bus safety

With thousands of students riding school buses throughout Sampson County, district and law enforcement officials are encouraging motorists to “S...

October 17th, 2017 |  


‘Scarecrow’ success for Master Gardeners, Extension Office

‘Scarecrow’ success for Master Gardeners, Extension Office

With creative designs, local community members enjoyed putting their imaginations to work for the “Scarecrow in the Park” contest.It was h...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Sampson Schools selects Linda Carr to lead federal programs

Sampson Schools selects Linda Carr to lead federal programs

After spending several years of guiding teachers and students at Union Elementary School, Linda Jewell Carr is ready for the next chapter of her caree...

October 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


6:45 am |    

A life well lived

What does tax fairness mean?

What does tax fairness mean?

Back when I used to commission regular surveys of North Carolina voters, one of my favorite questions had to do with tax fairness.The wording varied o...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Help United Way continue to make a local difference

United Way of Sampson County makes a difference.The numbers bear that out. Since its inception in the early 1990s, the non-profit organization has put...

October 11th, 2017 |  


These few precious days

“Oh, it’s a long, long, time from May to December, but the days grow short when you reach September…. These few precious days, I spe...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Ballot changes should be welcome

Ballot changes should be welcome

Democrats, progressive activists, and left-leaning editorialists haven’t liked past ideas from Republicans to change the way North Carolina̵...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Iranian nuclear accord: Good or bad?

Iranian nuclear accord: Good or bad?

Two years ago, the United States, England, Russia, France, China, Germany, and the European Union reached an agreement with Iran that precludes Irania...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Pavlov’s dog, Sparky and us

Pavlov’s dog, Sparky and us

I walk out the back door heading out to the garage. As I head toward the garage, I look over next door, and there he comes. It’s Sparky, coming ...

October 8th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


3:03 pm |    
Working together
11:23 am |    
SRMC welcomes new specialist
Rising to the challenge

Rising to the challenge

Each year, two Sampson Community College employees are recognized by their peers for excellence in the workplace and the winners are announced at the ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Clinton native elected to SEANC leadership

Clinton native elected to SEANC leadership

GREENSBORO — Clinton native Darius McLaurin has been elected to the leadership of the State Employees Association of North Carolina.Delegates el...

October 11th, 2017 |  


‘Rolling’ out a new line

‘Rolling’ out a new line

Ricky Young, owner of Young’s Auto Center, has announced a new company division “Carolina Reman” to handle marketing and distributio...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Chamber kicks off annual coat drive

Chamber kicks off annual coat drive

Now that fall has officially arrived and October is coming this weekend, we are so excited about one of our main projects throughout the year, our ann...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Local dealership offers thanks to responders

Local dealership offers thanks to responders

Deacon Jones Automotive of Clinton wanted to do something special for the first responders of Sampson County.Employing Southern Smoke BBQ of Garland, ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Chamber honors business reopening

Chamber honors business reopening

What an exciting week within the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce office and throughout Sampson County.This Friday, Sept. 22, marks the first day o...

September 20th, 2017 |