Sen. Jackson says state budget coming soon

Sen. Jackson says state budget coming soon

(Editor’s note: A state budget was adopted late Friday, after Sen. Jackson’s column was written and submitted for publication.)The budget ...

September 13th, 2015 |  


SCC scholars, donors gather at annual cookout

SCC scholars, donors gather at annual cookout

As students are beginning or continuing their educational journey at Sampson Community College, the college’s foundation donors play a vital rol...

September 12th, 2015 |  


‘Peanuts’ characters will come alive on SCT stage

‘Peanuts’ characters will come alive on SCT stage

The next production on the Sampson Community Theatre’s big stage will be a musical comedy from the 1960’s that is based on the characters ...

September 11th, 2015 |  


Garland reflects on 9/11 attacks, honors Tara Hobbs

Garland reflects on 9/11 attacks, honors Tara Hobbs

GARLAND — Pamela Hobbs remembers talking to her cousin Tara Yvette Hobbs days before Sept. 11, 2001.During their telephone conversation they cha...

September 11th, 2015 |  


County tobacco research referendum

The Sampson County Tobacco Research Referendum will be held on Thursday, Nov.19.Della King, county extension agriculture agent, said four polling plac...

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 11th, 2015. |  


Inspections to come with cost for towns

Inspections to come with cost for towns

For years, all fire inspections within Sampson and its towns have been conducted by the county, which simply cannot continue doing that without fees a...

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 11th, 2015. |  


Sampson County area schools improve SAT, AP scores

Sampson County area schools improve SAT, AP scores

Although SAT scores declined throughout the nation in 2015, several schools throughout Sampson County improved.According to The College Board, North C...

September 11th, 2015 |  


Garland joins North Carolina Mutual Aid System

Garland joins North Carolina Mutual Aid System

GARLAND — Town officials recently joined a statewide emergency network, which will allow officials to receive help or lend a hand when disaster ...

September 10th, 2015 updated: September 10th, 2015. |  


County OKs project bids for airport, I-40 water line

County OKs project bids for airport, I-40 water line

Two projects — one at airport, another at I-40 in northern Sampson — are poised to move further along with bid approvals earlier this week...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Blount fights for positions

Blount fights for positions

Even though long-time Clinton City Schools employee Clyde Locklear is moving ahead in his career path, a last ditch effort to keep him here serving th...

September 10th, 2015 updated: September 11th, 2015. |