Frozen beauty

Frozen beauty

With temperatures dipping into the low 20s several nights last week, Roseboro’s cascading fountain became a thing of frozen beauty, still adorne...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Firefighter honored for service

Firefighter honored for service

GARLAND — Kaela Watts is proud to call the Garland area home. It’s the reason she’s always ready to hop on a fire truck and help som...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Sampson Meals Program seeking volunteers

Sampson Meals Program seeking volunteers

Officials from the Sampson County Department of Aging are encouraging others to make a difference by volunteering their time and helping senior citize...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Historic Rose Hill church destroyed

Historic Rose Hill church destroyed

Rose Hill United Methodist Church, built in 1920, was destroyed by a fire Monday morning. Matt Barwick, director of Emergency Management for Duplin Co...

January 1st, 2018 updated: January 1st, 2018. |  


2017 brought ups, downs

2017 brought ups, downs

In 2017, Sampson County saw many ups and downs. There were tragic losses and devastation from tornadoes that are likely still fresh in the minds of mo...

December 30th, 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 29th, 2017 |  


Browns Church Road fire claims life of 20-year-old woman

Browns Church Road fire claims life of 20-year-old woman

Emergency officials in Sampson County are continuing their investigation into a Thursday night house fire on Browns Church Road which claimed the life...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Tenth Annual Miss Greater Sampson County Pageant set for Jan. 6

Tenth Annual Miss Greater Sampson County Pageant set for Jan. 6

A group of young ladies throughout Sampson County are vying to wear a special crown and proudly represent the place they call home.The 10th Annual Mis...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Autryville Fire Department making progress for new station

Autryville Fire Department making progress for new station

AUTRYVILLE — In May, Fire Chief Andrew Hawkins stood next to rubble after the town’s fire station was hit by a tornado.With 2018 a few day...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Sampson County leaders present 2018-2022 improvement plan

Sampson County leaders present 2018-2022 improvement plan

Officials from Sampson County Schools are moving forward with goals to improve education in 2018 and future years.The district’s NC Star/Distric...

December 27th, 2017 |