Garland preps for expanded Community Day celebration

Garland preps for expanded Community Day celebration

GARLAND — Town officials are preparing for one of the biggest events of the fall season. The new tradition will continue with not just one, but ...

August 14th, 2017 updated: August 14th, 2017. |  


Sampson 4-Hers attend citizenship conference

Sampson 4-Hers attend citizenship conference

A delegation of Sampson County 4-H members attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held in Raleigh.The Sampson County delegation retu...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Cooper continues journey at Midway

Cooper continues journey at Midway

With a vision of outside learning centers and building better readers, Robin Cooper is excited about the new school year.As the new principal of Midwa...

August 11th, 2017 updated: August 11th, 2017. |  


Barber hosting backpack giveaway for Union district

Barber hosting backpack giveaway for Union district

GARLAND — With a hair clipper in hand, Jimmy “Pacman” Packer Jr. had a busy Friday afternoon.Pacman’s Barbershop on Ingold Ave...

August 11th, 2017 |  


SCS facing $1.3 million in state cuts

SCS facing $1.3 million in state cuts

Officials from Sampson County Schools are getting closer to approving a budget for next year’s school operations.Superintendent Dr. Eric Bracy a...

August 10th, 2017 |  


League sees success, looks for expansion

League sees success, looks for expansion

GARLAND — As more youngsters continue to enjoy softball in Garland, leauge officials are searching for older adults to join in on the fun too.Wa...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Hobbton track bids sought

Hobbton track bids sought

Officials from Sampson County Schools are continuing to make strides with the construction of the track project at Hobbton High School.It was recently...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Chief swears in; commissioner resigns

Chief swears in; commissioner resigns

GARLAND — As the new chief for the Garland’s police unit, Ronald Matthews doesn’t have everything he needs, such as radio communicat...

August 9th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


County board mulls school projects

County board mulls school projects

A new school year is coming up and leaders from Sampson County Schools are considering several projects to provide better buildings for students.The n...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Roseboro Elementary continues kindergarten prep for parents

Roseboro Elementary continues kindergarten prep for parents

ROSEBORO — In a couple of weeks, Megan Strickland will watch her son Wallace begin his kindergarten year.She got a head start on his experience ...

August 8th, 2017 |