Board to OK support plan for new teachers

Board to OK support plan for new teachers

The Sampson County Schools Board of Education is scheduled to approve a plan to help new teachers.During a Tuesday work session, Brenda Nordin, the be...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Bells ring in Sampson, across America during Constitution Day

Bells ring in Sampson, across America during Constitution Day

At 4 p.m. Sunday, bells rang for several minutes throughout downtown Clinton and America to celebrate a historic moment in history — the signing...

September 18th, 2017 |  


A special touch

A special touch

On March 31, Lew Gravis said he had a crazy dream, which inspired “Isaac’s Touch.”“I woke up the next morning and thought this...

September 18th, 2017 |  


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 |