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. |  


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 |  


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. |