Church hosting outreach event at Newkirk Park

A local church is looking forward to seeing Newkirk Park filled with community members having fun and sharing their love of Jesus.Mt. Pleasant Baptist...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Three Decades of Service

Three Decades of Service

Sampson Community College recently recognized three employees for their dedicated service over the past three decades, and in some cases, even longer ...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Lakewood grad Sunisha Norris ready to help disabled

Lakewood grad Sunisha Norris ready to help disabled

With a goal of helping people with disabilities, Sunisha Norris is looking forward to the future.Norris recently graduated from N.C. A&T with a ma...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Sampson board to approve $71M budget, capital projects

Sampson board to approve $71M budget, capital projects

In several days, the Sampson County Schools Board of Education will approve funding of more than $71.74 million to run the district through June 30, 2...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Old bridge replacement begins Monday

Transportation officials recently announced that three bridges going into Cumberland County are being replaced.Work on a 44-year-old bridge on Maxwell...

August 15th, 2017 |  


SCC honors 10-year employees

SCC honors 10-year employees

Sampson Community College recognized its ten year employees at an appreciation luncheon to kick off the fall semester. Left to right are Perry Gillesp...

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 |