Seniors visit Southport, Wilmington

Seniors visit Southport, Wilmington

I am so sorry I missed writing last weekend. I was on a mission out of town. Thank God I am back at my desk writing, with all kinds of ideas filling m...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Dementia, notes to remember

Dementia, notes to remember

Caring for a person living with dementia is challenging. Becoming well informed about dementia is one important long-term strategy. Developing good co...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Union High wins $10,000 grant from Monsanto Fund

Union High wins $10,000 grant from Monsanto Fund

ROSE HILL — Students and officials from Union High School had a lot to smile about Thursday evening.During the FFA Alumni meeting, UHS received ...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Midway student earns national STEM accolade

Midway student earns national STEM accolade

In the future, Rozalyn Beal plans to spend a lot of time in the ocean and the sea creatures below. Her favorite is the sea turtle.“Ever since I ...

September 28th, 2017 updated: September 28th, 2017. |  


Union Middle’s Taylor earns Jean P. Powell Honor

Union Middle’s Taylor earns Jean P. Powell Honor

Janet Taylor loves the classroom and enjoys helping students reach the next level.The Union Middle School (UMS) teacher was recently recognized by the...

September 28th, 2017 updated: September 28th, 2017. |  


U Care hosting Domestic Violence Vigil, high-heel march

U Care hosting Domestic Violence Vigil, high-heel march

In October, Sampson County will stand up to domestic violence through a vigil and high-heel march through downtown.U Care, Inc. is hosting its annual ...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Midway ES takes science class outdoors

Midway ES takes science class outdoors

Principal Robbin Cooper is looking forward to Midway Elementary students spending more time with nature.The school recently announced that its partici...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Sampson County hosts Sweet Potato Field Day

Sampson County hosts Sweet Potato Field Day

After grabbing a sweet potato, Amber Tsirnikas used a laser scanner to evaluate its shape and size characteristics.“Basically what my scanner do...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Grilled with greatness

Grilled with greatness

Cecil Sessoms walks into the 701 Grill and bellows out his usual: “Frankie, fix me up with a sausage dog.” And, without any hesitation, th...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Prostate cancer impacts high percentage of the male population

There is a relatively quiet health crisis in America that has flown below the national radar for decades and it disproportionately affects African-Ame...

September 23rd, 2017 |