‘Peanuts’ characters will come alive on SCT stage

‘Peanuts’ characters will come alive on SCT stage

The next production on the Sampson Community Theatre’s big stage will be a musical comedy from the 1960’s that is based on the characters ...

September 11th, 2015 |  


Garland reflects on 9/11 attacks, honors Tara Hobbs

Garland reflects on 9/11 attacks, honors Tara Hobbs

GARLAND — Pamela Hobbs remembers talking to her cousin Tara Yvette Hobbs days before Sept. 11, 2001.During their telephone conversation they cha...

September 11th, 2015 |  


Sampson County area schools improve SAT, AP scores

Sampson County area schools improve SAT, AP scores

Although SAT scores declined throughout the nation in 2015, several schools throughout Sampson County improved.According to The College Board, North C...

September 11th, 2015 |  


Garland joins North Carolina Mutual Aid System

Garland joins North Carolina Mutual Aid System

GARLAND — Town officials recently joined a statewide emergency network, which will allow officials to receive help or lend a hand when disaster ...

September 10th, 2015 updated: September 10th, 2015. |  


Lowes teams up with Garland to beautify town

Lowes teams up with Garland to beautify town

GARLAND — With the help of a local home improvement store, town leaders are looking forward to improving the look of downtown by placing new tre...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Garland Sept.11 ceremony set for Friday

Garland Sept.11 ceremony set for Friday

GARLAND — Garland is observing the 14th anniversary of 9/11 by flying their flags at half-staff as directed by President Barack Obama.The event ...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Roseboro native takes acting career to the next level

Roseboro native takes acting career to the next level

Monty Hobbs chews on the rubber tip of a fruit-flavored electronic cigarette as he eyes an audition reel, a smartphone cradled between a shoulder and ...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Sampson film gets name, brings on local talent

Sampson film gets name, brings on local talent

Long gone is the sound of the tobacco auctioneer’s voice at the old Thornton Warehouse on South West Boulevard in Clinton, where, years ago, bal...

September 8th, 2015 |  


Union High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian ready for the next step.

Union High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian ready for the next step.

Dylan Powell and Michala Robinson are enjoying their first few weeks of college life. The journey’s for the valedictorian and salutatorian began...

September 6th, 2015 updated: September 6th, 2015. |  


Birthdays and anniversaries

BirthdaysSept. 6Angie BrewerEdna GarzaBarbara NewkirkJacqueline WilcoxSept. 7Jeff ByrdMaurice DavisJohn GoodchildStacie PasmoreSept. 8Elem DudleyChris...

September 6th, 2015 |