Austin Brown files for Garland commissioner seat

Austin Brown files for Garland commissioner seat

GARLAND — With goals of making improvements in his hometown, Austin Brown has his eyes set on being a commissioner.Brown filed with Sampson Coun...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Garland park celebration set for Thursday

Garland park celebration set for Thursday

GARLAND — Town officials are preparing to celebrate a new era with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Curtis D. Cain Memorial Park.The celebration is...

July 10th, 2017 |  


‘National Night Out’ coming to Clinton

‘National Night Out’ coming to Clinton

For the first time, the Clinton community and neighborhoods near Newkirk Park will join millions across the world in a battle against crime.National N...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Garland to fill vacant board slot

Garland to fill vacant board slot

GARLAND — In November, Garland residents will have a chance to select leaders for the next four years.The terms of Mayor Winifred Murphy, Mayor ...

July 6th, 2017 |  


SCS board moves ahead with budget

SCS board moves ahead with budget

With a new fiscal year underway, Sampson County School officials are moving forward with spending plans for the next couple of months.The Board of Edu...

July 5th, 2017 updated: July 5th, 2017. |  


Sampson 4-H forming livestock group

Sampson 4-H forming livestock group

Sampson County’s 4-H program are looking for youths with a fondness cows, chickens, ducks or other livestock seen on farms.Leaders from the orga...

July 5th, 2017 |  


Local teachers work to improve reading strategies

Local teachers work to improve reading strategies

A group of elementary teachers are looking forward to making students become better readers through a successful institute.Three educators from Sampso...

July 4th, 2017 |  


Friends for the summer

Friends for the summer

Surrounded by her peers, Darleen Murry smiled while making an attempt to remove a block from a stacked tower. As she slid the block, the tower began t...

July 3rd, 2017 updated: July 3rd, 2017. |  


Leadership camp to begin soon

Leadership camp to begin soon

For the seventh year, Marcus Bass is looking forward to another summer of helping students prepare for the future through Camp Lead-Up.The 2017 Summer...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Salemburg Elementary receives tech grant from Royal Foundation

Salemburg Elementary receives tech grant from Royal Foundation

SALEMBURG — Thanks to a generous donation, kindergartners and first-graders will be able to use iPads and learn more about technology.On behalf ...

June 30th, 2017 |