NEWS


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Service above self
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SCC Foundation wraps up year
State park gets mixed reaction

State park gets mixed reaction

In front of maps of the Black River, Dave Head spent time pointing at different sections and discussing the possibility of a new state park.During an ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Following disputes, Garland mayor urges board unity

Following disputes, Garland mayor urges board unity

GARLAND — Following a public conflict regarding personnel and a commissioner coming back to the board, Mayor Winifred Murphy asked for more unit...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 21st, 2017. |  


Growing healthy minds

Growing healthy minds

L.C. Kerr Elementary School is growing more than sharp minds. Thanks to grant funding, the educational institute has had the opportunity to maintain a...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Crimewatch

(The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


‘Odd Couple’ rehearsals continue

‘Odd Couple’ rehearsals continue

The Sampson Community Theater is busy these days with rehearsals for “The Odd Couple” female version which will open a six-show run at 7:3...

September 21st, 2017 |  


SCC faculty senate hosts event

SCC faculty senate hosts event

SCC faculty senate hosts event The faculty senate representatives of Sampson Community College hosted an open house event this week for faculty and st...

September 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Union falls to Princeton in straight sets

Union falls to Princeton in straight sets

Union’s Lady Spartans were back on their home court Thursday afternoon as the Lady Bulldogs from Princeton took the victory in straight sets 3-0...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Horses beat James Kenan

Horses beat James Kenan

The Lady Horses volleyball team was victorious Thursday night over the James Kenan Tigers. Though their performance was said to be lackluster compared...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Midway inches by Spring Creek

Midway inches by Spring Creek

Midway’s varsity football team traveled into Wayne County on Friday night as they took on new conference foe Spring Creek. The Raiders made the ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Lakewood bounces back big

Lakewood bounces back big

The Lakewood Leopards beat the West Harnett Eagles big Friday night, a huge rebound after a close loss last week, their first of the season.Despite th...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


HCA shut out for fourth straight week

The Harrells Christian Academy Crusaders were shut out for the fourth week in a row Friday, losing to Charlotte Latin 48-0.Harrells allowed 21 points ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Union falls to Swansboro in shootout

Union falls to Swansboro in shootout

It was a shootout Friday in southern Sampson County as the Pirates from Swansboro beat the Union Spartans 48-32. The Pirates had their passing game go...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Dementia, notes to remember

Celebrating you!

BirthdaysSept. 24Martha BatchelorDale GautierBrenetta LaneLaToya MartinKirby OwensEdna PetersonMaggie WilkersonSept. 25Lorine BellMartha Ann ByrdJames...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Dementia, notes to remember

Dementia, notes to remember

The other day I was watching a TV show; after the show I got up to get a glass of iced tea. I walked into my kitchen. Before I could get my glass of i...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


How to deal with emotional eating

How to deal with emotional eating

Let’s talk about how we can manage the stress in our life in order to eat healthy and watch our weight, I know this is something we all deal wit...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Following disputes, Garland mayor urges board unity

Following disputes, Garland mayor urges board unity

GARLAND — Following a public conflict regarding personnel and a commissioner coming back to the board, Mayor Winifred Murphy asked for more unit...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 21st, 2017. |  


Sampson meets Career, Tech Education goals

Sampson meets Career, Tech Education goals

Sampson County Schools recently reported that the majority of their students are successful in its Career and Technical Education program.During a rec...

September 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Welcoming another season

Meth use may be up, but so is enforcement

The use and manufacture of methamphetamine appears to be on the rise once again in Sampson County, with yet another clandestine lab discovered and mor...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Don’t judge SCC by enrollment sways

Enrollment numbers might be down a little bit at Sampson Community College this fall, but that certainly should not — and in our view does not &...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Don’t foot-drag on occupancy rate hike

Some decisions make no sense, and county commissioners’ sudden foot-dragging on green-lighting a hike in the occupancy tax is one of them. That&...

September 17th, 2017 |  


Do you remember the Preamble

Do you remember the Preamble

Okay, let’s see if you remember it. It’s the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution. Sometime around middle school you were supposed to memoriz...

September 17th, 2017 |  


Black Velvet and Elvis

Editor:“Black Velvet” was a song that came out in the early 1990s to describe the incomparable Elvis Presley. There were two versions of t...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Humbled arrogance

Editor:Humbled arrogance is how reporters on one TV station described Texans; it’s a state of mind of how we will survive no matter what comes o...

September 15th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


3:46 pm
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Lewis’ Barbecue closes doors
Matching grant opportunities available

Matching grant opportunities available

The Chamber is excited to continue to offer matching grant opportunities to the members of the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce for both façad...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Fall festival events set for September

Fall festival events set for September

Hubb’s Corn Maze is hosting its Hay Bale Decorating Contest, which will coincide with an upcoming fall festival.The deadline to register is Sept...

September 1st, 2017 |  


At your disposal

At your disposal

Fall is around the corner, and maybe you are looking at cleaning out your attic to get rid of some unwanted clutter. If so, Dark Horse Dumpsters is wh...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Chamber hosts business opportunities

Chamber hosts business opportunities

The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce offers over 100 networking opportunities to Chamber Members each year. Through events such as Business after H...

August 30th, 2017 updated: August 30th, 2017. |  


Tropicana to mark grand opening

Tropicana to mark grand opening

A grand opening at the new Tropicana Supermarket, located at 403-A Southeast Blvd., Clinton, will take place this Friday, Aug. 25, featuring a live ba...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Chamber gearing up for next event

Chamber gearing up for next event

The Coat Closet Project began in 2010 as a program to assist those in need each winter. The coats are donated by individuals and organizations, and di...

August 23rd, 2017 |