Clinton man arrested in home invasion, kidnapping

Clinton man arrested in home invasion, kidnapping

GODWIN — A Clinton man is behind bars under a $3 million bond following a home invasion on Hayes Mill Road, in which four victims were assaulted...

September 6th, 2015 |  


Garland man busted for having pot plants

Garland man busted for having pot plants

GARLAND — An anonymous tip cultivated another drug bust for the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, which seized 15 marijuana plants and plac...

September 6th, 2015 |  


More break-in charges on Plain View man

More break-in charges on Plain View man

A Plain View man has received more felony charges against him, these in connection with a June break-in on Moses Lane.William Dallas Barefoot, 27, of ...

September 4th, 2015 |  


Robert Hall creates mural project for Garland

Robert Hall creates mural project for Garland

GARLAND — After dipping a brush into a bucket of gray paint Tuesday morning, artist Robert Hall painted steps leading to the Brooks Brothers bui...

September 4th, 2015 |  


Airport access approved

Airport access approved

Erosion, wetlands and overgrowth have overtaken an access road to the Clinton-Sampson Airport, impeding those trying to get the west end of the proper...

September 4th, 2015 |  


UMO, SCC partner to enhance college transfer

UMO, SCC partner to enhance college transfer

MOUNT OLIVE — According to the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics, 15 percent of community college st...

September 4th, 2015 |  


History of hollerin’

History of hollerin’

For nearly five decades, Spivey’s Corner has been home to the National Hollerin’ Contest. Liv Dubendorf and Brian Gersten are bringing the...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Above and beyond

Above and beyond

In 1984, Judi and Terry Paul began Accelerated Reader in the basement of their home as a tool to develop the reading skills of children across America...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Clinton, Sampson County Schools test scores released

Clinton, Sampson County Schools test scores released

Along with other districts throughout the United States, local students are doing better on state tests, according to city and county school officials...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Law firm honored

Law firm honored

The Chamber’s Member of the Week is David H. Hobson, Attorney at Law. Hobson is a lifelong resident of Clinton who has served the citizens of Sa...

September 3rd, 2015 |