Chief swears in; commissioner resigns

Chief swears in; commissioner resigns

GARLAND — As the new chief for the Garland’s police unit, Ronald Matthews doesn’t have everything he needs, such as radio communicat...

August 9th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


County board mulls school projects

County board mulls school projects

A new school year is coming up and leaders from Sampson County Schools are considering several projects to provide better buildings for students.The n...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Roseboro Elementary continues kindergarten prep for parents

Roseboro Elementary continues kindergarten prep for parents

ROSEBORO — In a couple of weeks, Megan Strickland will watch her son Wallace begin his kindergarten year.She got a head start on his experience ...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Back to school at SCC

Back to school at SCC

Sampson Community College faculty and staff officially welcomed in the fall semester at the college with its annual fall staff meeting, followed by an...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Extension to host dried fruit, leather roll-up workshop

Extension to host dried fruit, leather roll-up workshop

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension is wrapping up its Food Preservation series with a session focused on dehydration and fruits.The session is s...

August 7th, 2017 |  


‘Pave it Forward’ underway at Lakewood High

‘Pave it Forward’ underway at Lakewood High

SALEMBURG — Caitlin Ivey has a lot of good memories from Lakewood High School. One of many is addressing the Class of 2017 as the valedictorian....

August 7th, 2017 |  


Law allows for bus cameras

Law allows for bus cameras

With the signature of Gov. Roy Cooper on a new law to protect students on buses, school officials are hoping unruly drivers think twice of ignoring th...

August 4th, 2017 updated: August 4th, 2017. |  


Michael Boykin honored by Gospel Music Workshop of America

Michael Boykin honored by Gospel Music Workshop of America

Michael Boykin loves spreading the Gospel using his musical talents. It’s something he’s been doing since he was a child singing in local ...

August 3rd, 2017 updated: August 3rd, 2017. |  


A love for reading

A love for reading

For five weeks in the summer, Tiffany Savage had a good time helping kids learn about farming, bees, insects, birds and other things making contributi...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


Sewing with younger generation

Sewing with younger generation

As an educator at Ann’s Sew-N-Vac, Terri Riddle enjoys helping adults of all ages become good sewers. In several days she’s looking forwar...

August 2nd, 2017 |