Boy, 13, charged with DWI after 100 mph chase

Boy, 13, charged with DWI after 100 mph chase

A 13-year-old who reportedly took his parents’ vehicle, drank alcohol and led law enforcement on a vehicle pursuit that exceeded 100 mph last we...

September 11th, 2017 |  


SCC donors, scholars meet face to face

SCC donors, scholars meet face to face

It’s a good feeling to donate to a great cause, particularly when that cause can impact a person’s entire life and place it on a course to...

September 11th, 2017 |  


SCC class keeping it clean

SCC class keeping it clean

Sampson Community College’s Animal Waste Management class traveled to a local Prestage hog farm to learn more about the waste sampling and appli...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Sampson students make significant gains on state tests for 2016-17

Sampson students make significant gains on state tests for 2016-17

At Clement Elementary School, Principal James Mullins was proud that teachers volunteered their time to work beyond regular hours to help struggling s...

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


Library prepares for fall reading session

Library prepares for fall reading session

With stories about going back to school, the holidays and yucky stuff, librarians throughout Sampson County are ready for a new fall season.The Sampso...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Lewis’ Barbecue closes doors

Lewis’ Barbecue closes doors

A barbecue restaurant in Clinton has shut its doors — possibly for good — amid financial woes after nearly 70 years of serving the communi...

September 7th, 2017 updated: September 7th, 2017. |  


Museum undergoing renovations, prepping for Craft Demo Day

Museum undergoing renovations, prepping for Craft Demo Day

Next to an old furnace inside the history museum, Wayne Edwards used a screw gun to nail new wood on the floor.With the help of his father, Billy Edwa...

September 7th, 2017 updated: September 8th, 2017. |  


D’town Dash local giving totals $27,000

D’town Dash local giving totals $27,000

Since 2012, the Downtown Dash Committee and its sponsors have contributed more than $27,000 to fund beautification projects in downtown Clinton. While...

September 7th, 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 ...

September 7th, 2017 |  


DOT: Project complete in 2019

DOT: Project complete in 2019

A project that has overtaken N.C. 24 in Clinton in the form of orange barrels and lane closings, while already bringing growth to the area and expecte...

September 6th, 2017 updated: September 6th, 2017. |