PETA urges police probe of pig killing

An animal activist group is calling for a criminal investigation into a recent incident at Smithfield Foods in Clinton, which resulted in the U.S. Dep...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Soldier surprises son at Sampson school ceremony

Soldier surprises son at Sampson school ceremony

DUNN — During a special flag ceremony at Plain View Elementary School, first-grader Elijah Torres had his name drawn from a bowl to accept Old G...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Crimewatch

(The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol ...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Meth on rise here once again

Meth on rise here once again

What goes around often comes around, and that’s exactly what law enforcement officers are seeing again in Sampson with a spike in the use and ma...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Child rape charges leveled

Child rape charges leveled

A 42-year-old Barker Road man remains behind bars today facing four charges relating to the rape and sexual abuse of an underage female.Raymond Davis ...

December 18th, 2017 |  


(The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol ...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Hobbton ES students lead toy, food drive

Hobbton ES students lead toy, food drive

NEWTON GROVE — For the holiday season, a group of Hobbton Elementary School students are hosting a toy and food to spread holiday cheer.Brent Ri...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Mayor stresses progress in board speech

Mayor stresses progress in board speech

Following several personal obstacles and winning another election, Mayor Winifred Murphy is looking forward to the next two years.Murphy made her mayo...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Fee reduction OK’d to entice water customers

The county has implemented a reduction in tap-on fees for potential water customers, a move that will extend through the first quarter of 2018 in an a...

December 16th, 2017 |  


‘Singing Around the Christmas Tree’ set for Tuesday in Harrells

‘Singing Around the Christmas Tree’ set for Tuesday in Harrells

HARRELLS — Holding candles, community members have made an annual tradition of gathering in the heart of town and singing such classics as ̶...

December 15th, 2017 |