Hobbton Middle hosts regional institute for school chefs

Hobbton Middle hosts regional institute for school chefs

NEWTON GROVE — At a school in Sampson County, a groups of chefs became excited about learning new ways to provide healthy meals to students.Hobb...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Garland Senior Center offering many summer events

Garland Senior Center offering many summer events

Hello, everyone. It has been a long time since I sat down to pen an Under the Shade Tree for the newspaper. I have so missed writing articles so let&#...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Local high school students serve as Pages

Local high school students serve as Pages

RALEIGH — Twelve area students had the opportunity this year to serve in the North Carolina General Assembly as Pages.The North Carolina House P...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Nutrition and the health of young people

Nutrition and the health of young people

Proper nutrition promotes the optimal growth and development of children, Healthy eating helps prevent high cholesterol and high blood pressure and he...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Celebrating you!

Celebrating you!

BirthdaysJuly 30Iasha CarterHenry WeeksJuly 31Lottie DardenSylvia FaisonJohnny LockamyAngie NewVirginia SmithAug. 1Margaret BrockDouglas HobbsCaleb Mi...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Prestage, 4-H Round-Up coming soon

Prestage, 4-H Round-Up coming soon

The tradition of youths competing and showing off some of the best looking heifer and lambs will continue this summer.Prestage Farms’ Youth Live...

July 28th, 2017 |  


FEMA to assist with Newton Grove street project

NEWTON GROVE — After many meetings regarding a flooding problem on Weeksdale Street, local leaders are ready to see some type of progress.“...

July 27th, 2017 |  


A divine experience

A divine experience

As the music director at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Clinton, Mary Goodwin enjoys doing the Lord’s work through harmony, which touc...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Public works dilemma continues

Public works dilemma continues

GARLAND — Mayor Winifred Murphy was ready to discuss a public works contract with the Board of Commissioners to find a solution for an ongoing i...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Grammy Award-winner Delbert McClinton coming to Sampson

Grammy Award-winner Delbert McClinton coming to Sampson

After taking a brief hiatus, the excitement of the Williams Lake Dance Club is returning to Sampson County with Delbert McClinton.Event organizer Robe...

July 26th, 2017 |