Sampson facing skyrocketing e-waste cost

TVs, computers, printers and other electronic waste are piling up at two Sampson County sites, and it’s going to take a lot more money from coun...

September 13th, 2015 |  


Pow Wow honors heritage

Pow Wow honors heritage

Jon-Morgan Clark of the Lumbee Tribe, far left, participates in the Grand Entry portion for the 46th annual Pow Wow. During the event, he played with ...

September 13th, 2015 |  


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 |  


R’boro board talks paving, grants

R’boro board talks paving, grants

ROSEBORO — Paving streets has been a topic for discussion among commissioners in previous meetings and once again made its way onto September me...

September 12th, 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. |  


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 |  


Roseboro mulling stray animal problem

Roseboro mulling stray animal problem

ROSEBORO — For months, commissioners have talked with officials from the Sheriff’s Department about their concerns with stray dogs. Animal...

September 10th, 2015 |