County room tax tabled; hike to be mulled next month

County room tax tabled; hike to be mulled next month

The doubling of a room occupancy tax from 3 to 6 percent, anticipated to assist in marketing and promotion efforts for Sampson County, will have to wa...

September 12th, 2017 updated: September 12th, 2017. |  


Newton Grove leaders eyes Weeks Park upgrades

Newton Grove leaders eyes Weeks Park upgrades

NEWTON GROVE — Town officials and community members are working to make the town’s park a better place for visitors and residents who call...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Crimewatch

(The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol ...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Man gets 16 years in killing

Man gets 16 years in killing

A Clinton man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for killing a 30-year-old mother of three, shot through her bedroom window at Springwood Apartm...

September 12th, 2017 updated: September 12th, 2017. |  


County recognized for Extension partnership

County recognized for Extension partnership

Sampson County was the recipient of the 2017 N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Partnership Award, representing the Southeast Extension District. Loca...

September 12th, 2017 |  


County retiree Peterson honored

County retiree Peterson honored

Janet Peterson, center, an employee with the Sampson County Department of Social Services from July 1996 to August 2017, was honored during MondayR...

September 12th, 2017 updated: September 12th, 2017. |  


Three charged in separate larceny cases

Two Sampson County residents have been charged in a vehicle break-in, while in a separate case, a Roseboro man has been taken into custody for alleged...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Clinton man charged with sex offenses

A Clinton man has received felony charges in connection with a Sampson County Sheriff’s investigation launched after a complaint of alleged rape...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Harrells Community Day coming soon

Harrells Community Day coming soon

HARRELLS — For 49 years, community members showed their support to volunteer fire fighters during one of the biggest celebrations in town.That t...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Sampson 4-H urges participation in State Fair

Sampson 4-H urges participation in State Fair

With the 150th anniversary of the state fair a month away, Sampson County 4-H leaders are encouraging youths to have their work seen by thousands of p...

September 11th, 2017 |