Local WWI vets given honors

Local WWI vets given honors

Betty Arthur remembers being a young child hearing stories from her father about his service during World War I. She also remembers similar stories as...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Sampson man robbed at gunpoint inside home

Sampson man robbed at gunpoint inside home

A northern Sampson man was robbed at gunpoint inside his home in the early-morning hours Sunday, with armed suspects reportedly getting away with thou...

August 24th, 2015 |  


Clinton man receives felony drug charge

Clinton man receives felony drug charge

A Clinton man has received a felony charge of being in possession of the key ingredient to methamphetamine.Miles Andrew Pope, 28, of 414 Wrye Branch R...

August 24th, 2015 |  


BLET program molding law enforcement’s future

BLET program molding law enforcement’s future

For nearly 30 years, Sampson Community College has been producing some of the finest law enforcement officers across the state. The Basic Law Enforcem...

August 23rd, 2015 |  


Sampson County Schools, Clinton City Schools host College Gear Up

Sampson County Schools, Clinton City Schools host College Gear Up

Each year students with outstanding grades and accolades apply to colleges and universities throughout North Carolina, but sometimes they don’t ...

August 23rd, 2015 |  


Clinton teen charged with statutory rape

Clinton teen charged with statutory rape

A Clinton teenager has received a felony rape charge against him following allegations of improper acts with a 14-year-old girl, Sampson County Sherif...

August 23rd, 2015 |  


Pounds of pot seized

Pounds of pot seized

Another day, another bust by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Division, which seized 15 pounds of marijuana, a couple weapons...

August 23rd, 2015 |  


U.S. 13 lane closures in Sampson start Monday

Starting at 8 a.m., Monday, Aug. 24, and ending Friday, Sept. 4, the N.C. Department of Transportation will intermittently close one lane in each dire...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Motorists urged to follow stopped bus law

Motorists urged to follow stopped bus law

For the last two months, the bus garage on Indian Town Road has been filled with a sea of yellow, but the more than 150 buses will hit the roads of Sa...

August 21st, 2015 |  


‘One Smithfield’ eliminates Murphy-Brown name

‘One Smithfield’ eliminates Murphy-Brown name

Murphy-Brown will soon be no more, at least in name.The Warsaw-based company is staying put, but the name is going by the wayside with a transition fi...

August 21st, 2015 |