Local diaper bank urging donations

Local diaper bank urging donations

As a parent of two boys, Brett Jones remembers his diaper experiences with his wife Amy.“They’re 18 months apart, so there was a time when...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Sampson Board of Education celebrate 18th ranking, exceed regional districts

Sampson Board of Education celebrate 18th ranking, exceed regional districts

After Sampson County Schools came in 18th place in student performance, district officials were happy to share a little more about that accomplishment...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Board to OK support plan for new teachers

Board to OK support plan for new teachers

The Sampson County Schools Board of Education is scheduled to approve a plan to help new teachers.During a Tuesday work session, Brenda Nordin, the be...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Bells ring in Sampson, across America during Constitution Day

Bells ring in Sampson, across America during Constitution Day

At 4 p.m. Sunday, bells rang for several minutes throughout downtown Clinton and America to celebrate a historic moment in history — the signing...

September 18th, 2017 |  


A special touch

A special touch

On March 31, Lew Gravis said he had a crazy dream, which inspired “Isaac’s Touch.”“I woke up the next morning and thought this...

September 18th, 2017 |  


SCS receives $1.3M college prep grant

SCS receives $1.3M college prep grant

School leaders from Samson County Schools are excited about a new grant which will help students prepare for college.The district received a $1.3 mill...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


N.C. Parks hosting open house for proposed Black River project

N.C. Parks hosting open house for proposed Black River project

State park officials are reaching out to the public through a series of open houses regarding the Black River and the possibility of a park.North Caro...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 19th, 2017. |  


Garland seeks funding for sewer upgrades, OKs resolution

Garland seeks funding for sewer upgrades, OKs resolution

GARLAND — Town officials are working to improve water and sewer infrastructure throughout town and they may receive assistance through grant fun...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Garland commissioners search options for police home

Garland commissioners search options for police home

GARLAND — As developments for a new police department continue, commissioners are trying to decide where the station should go.During a recent m...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Smith returns to Garland board — again

Smith returns to Garland board — again

GARLAND — Ralph Smith is back on the Garland Board of Commissioners, but his return to the table was not easy and sparked a heated debate.During...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 13th, 2017. |