‘Beauty through toxicity’

‘Beauty through toxicity’

An effort to drive an artistic pathway through Clinton is afoot with the collecting of household plastic lids, giving the public an opportunity to be ...

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


Alive After Five returns this week

Alive After Five returns this week

Even though the summer is quickly coming to an end, the 2017 Alive After Five (AA5) Summer Concert Series is just getting warmed up, with a show on ta...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Occupancy tax poised to double

Occupancy tax poised to double

The doubling of a room occupancy tax that would aid tourism efforts locally, a goal of the Sampson County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) for yea...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Royal Lane Pool’s final days of season

Royal Lane Pool’s final days of season

Visitors to the pool in Royal Lane Park have some fun leading up to the Fourth of July festivities last month. The Royal Lane Pool will soon be closin...

August 17th, 2017 updated: August 17th, 2017. |  


A stroke of faith

A stroke of faith

Customers from Clinton no longer have to travel all the way to Wallace in order to buy a custom-made framed piece of art from Hope Smith because what ...

August 6th, 2017 |  


‘Night Out’ at Newkirk

‘Night Out’ at Newkirk

Clinton Mayor Lew Starling, left, with Nettie Pernell and Clinton Police Chief Donald Edwards, reads a proclamation in honor of Clinton’s first-...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Study: Tourism advocates vital

Study: Tourism advocates vital

A recently-released strategic plan deemed Sampson County a “mostly clean slate” as a tourism destination, and outlined various ways —...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Carrying torch for all

Carrying torch for all

As Wendy Colantuono sat on the Clinton Dark Horse stadium bleachers at Saturday’s Relay for Life, amid luminaries that spelled out “HOPE&#...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 22nd, 2017. |  


‘Mill Around Late’ kicks off Thursday

‘Mill Around Late’ kicks off Thursday

Starting this week, “Mill Around Late” will breathe life into downtown Clinton on the evening of every first Thursday of the month. The ne...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Creativity blossoms at ‘Art in the Park’

Creativity blossoms at ‘Art in the Park’

An easel fashioned from thick branches, large frogs and watering pots made from tires, hose and pool noodles and everything from bicycles and chandeli...

April 8th, 2017 updated: April 8th, 2017. |