Armed suspect robs Newton Grove store

The Sampson County Sheriff’s officials are investigating two robberies, one at a store in Newton Grove and the other of an individual on Byrd-Ya...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


SCS receives $1.3M college prep grant

SCS receives $1.3M college prep grant

School leaders from Samson County Schools are excited about a new grant which will help students prepare for college.The district received a $1.3 mill...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


N.C. Parks hosting open house for proposed Black River project

N.C. Parks hosting open house for proposed Black River project

State park officials are reaching out to the public through a series of open houses regarding the Black River and the possibility of a park.North Caro...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 19th, 2017. |  


Garland seeks funding for sewer upgrades, OKs resolution

Garland seeks funding for sewer upgrades, OKs resolution

GARLAND — Town officials are working to improve water and sewer infrastructure throughout town and they may receive assistance through grant fun...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Garland commissioners search options for police home

Garland commissioners search options for police home

GARLAND — As developments for a new police department continue, commissioners are trying to decide where the station should go.During a recent m...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Smith returns to Garland board — again

Smith returns to Garland board — again

GARLAND — Ralph Smith is back on the Garland Board of Commissioners, but his return to the table was not easy and sparked a heated debate.During...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 13th, 2017. |  


Newton Grove’s Amanda Turner honored by clerk institute

Newton Grove’s Amanda Turner honored by clerk institute

NEWTON GROVE — Amanda Turner was recently honored by Mayor Gerald Darden and the town board for her administrative accomplishments.During a Mond...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Newton Grove leaders eye town infrastructure

Newton Grove leaders eye town infrastructure

NEWTON GROVE — During a Monday meeting with his colleagues, Commissioner Cody Smith emphasized the importance of maintenance work on streets.He ...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Newton Grove leaders eyes Weeks Park upgrades

Newton Grove leaders eyes Weeks Park upgrades

NEWTON GROVE — Town officials and community members are working to make the town’s park a better place for visitors and residents who call...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Harrells Community Day coming soon

Harrells Community Day coming soon

HARRELLS — For 49 years, community members showed their support to volunteer fire fighters during one of the biggest celebrations in town.That t...

September 11th, 2017 |