U Care hosting Domestic Violence Vigil, high-heel march

U Care hosting Domestic Violence Vigil, high-heel march

In October, Sampson County will stand up to domestic violence through a vigil and high-heel march through downtown.U Care, Inc. is hosting its annual ...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Midway ES takes science class outdoors

Midway ES takes science class outdoors

Principal Robbin Cooper is looking forward to Midway Elementary students spending more time with nature.The school recently announced that its partici...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Parsons’ loss shakes Sampson

Parsons’ loss shakes Sampson

Those fortunate enough to have known Doug Parsons are mourning his sudden loss and the void it leaves for a community of people who valued his friends...

September 26th, 2017 updated: September 26th, 2017. |  


Sampson County hosts Sweet Potato Field Day

Sampson County hosts Sweet Potato Field Day

After grabbing a sweet potato, Amber Tsirnikas used a laser scanner to evaluate its shape and size characteristics.“Basically what my scanner do...

September 25th, 2017 |  


State park gets mixed reaction

State park gets mixed reaction

In front of maps of the Black River, Dave Head spent time pointing at different sections and discussing the possibility of a new state park.During an ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Following disputes, Garland mayor urges board unity

Following disputes, Garland mayor urges board unity

GARLAND — Following a public conflict regarding personnel and a commissioner coming back to the board, Mayor Winifred Murphy asked for more unit...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 21st, 2017. |  


Sampson meets Career, Tech Education goals

Sampson meets Career, Tech Education goals

Sampson County Schools recently reported that the majority of their students are successful in its Career and Technical Education program.During a rec...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Local diaper bank urging donations

Local diaper bank urging donations

As a parent of two boys, Brett Jones remembers his diaper experiences with his wife Amy.“They’re 18 months apart, so there was a time when...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Sampson man charged with rape, incest

Sampson man charged with rape, incest

A 67-year-old Plain View man accused of forcing a female relative to engage in sexual acts with him for well over a decade was jailed on felony charge...

September 19th, 2017 updated: September 20th, 2017. |  


Sampson Board of Education celebrate 18th ranking, exceed regional districts

Sampson Board of Education celebrate 18th ranking, exceed regional districts

After Sampson County Schools came in 18th place in student performance, district officials were happy to share a little more about that accomplishment...

September 19th, 2017 |