A living legend

A living legend

Rev. Wilbert Lee “W.L.” Ammons drinks 25 to 30 cups of caffeinated coffee a day and still sleeps like a rock at night. It’s tough no...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Sampson County Board of Education reviews religion policy

Sampson County Board of Education reviews religion policy

The Sampson County Board of Education and other school officials are in the process of making minor changes to a policy regrading religion in schools....

August 26th, 2015 |  


Mike Strickland succeeds with Sampson Community College transfer program

Mike Strickland succeeds with Sampson Community College transfer program

“As a first generation college graduate, I hope to inspire young folks who need direction or motivation to utilize the resources of Sampson Comm...

August 26th, 2015 |  


SCC offers new program

SCC offers new program

Sampson Community College strives for the highest level of success when educating its students. As part of their endeavor, the local college is offeri...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Sampson County School Board approves automotive class

Sampson County School Board approves automotive class

Once again, Sampson County School officials are working to hold an automotive class at Midway High School in conjunction with the local community coll...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Sampson, Clinton City students return to the classroom

Sampson, Clinton City students return to the classroom

SALEMBURG — With crayons in their hands, a group of kindergartners at Salemburg Middle School concentrated on staying within the lines while add...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Building a barn art tapestry across Sampson

Building a barn art tapestry across Sampson

Two more specialty-made “barn quilts” have now been installed at locations in Sampson County, bringing local officials a step closer towar...

August 25th, 2015 |  


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 |  


R’boro gets final nod to refinance loans

ROSEBORO — After months of discussion, the town’s commissioners have signed a resolution that allows them to refinance the Sewer General O...

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 |