Sampson, Duplin Extension to host Mushroom workshop

Sampson, Duplin Extension to host Mushroom workshop

Agents from Sampson County and Duplin County Cooperative Extension are teaming up to bring a mushroom workshop to the public.The “Growing Shiita...

December 5th, 2017 |  


An Avenue of Pecans

An Avenue of Pecans

Eddie Faircloth strolled through an orchard of pecan trees as he looked off in the distance, surveying his crop. The majority are rooted in the earth,...

December 5th, 2017 |  


HIV/AIDS Task Force commemorates World AIDS Day

HIV/AIDS Task Force commemorates World AIDS Day

In harmony, members of the community stood on the courthouse steps Friday night and sung together as candle lights flickered in their hands.The purpos...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Midway community raising funds for athletic training center

Midway community raising funds for athletic training center

It’s going to be a few years before student-athletes at Midway High School enjoy a new training facility, but fundraising efforts for the projec...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


‘Simple gift’ goes a long way

‘Simple gift’ goes a long way

On Oct. 4, the Hobbton High School Art Club visited Whirligig Park in Wilson.Upon ending our tour, we were astonished. The sky scraping sculptures wer...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Garland FD starts toy drive

Garland FD starts toy drive

GARLAND — Throughout the year, members of the Volunteer Garland Fire & Rescue Department are ready to help residents during emergency situat...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Major resurfacing on horizon

Major resurfacing on horizon

A year from now, motorists driving on U.S. 701 in southern and central Sampson and a segment of U.S. 13 in the northern part of the county will have a...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Sampson volunteers collecting gifts for Toys for Tots campaign

As a local coordinator with Toys for Tots, Carmen Jones strongly believes that “Every Child Deserves a Toy for Christmas.”The organization...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Midway Band earns superior ratings for show

Midway Band earns superior ratings for show

NEWTON GROVE — With a show titled “Home Is Where the Heart Is,” a group of student musicians proudly brought trophies back to Sampso...

November 30th, 2017 |  


HCA golfer breaks fundraising record

HCA golfer breaks fundraising record

HARRELLS — Cade Hancock of Elizabethtown, a junior at Harrells Christian Academy, has raised more than $25,000 for two charities in the American...

November 30th, 2017 |