County schools eye val, sal change

County schools eye val, sal change

During the majority of graduation ceremonies, the top two students usually receive the most attention. But Col. Tommy Macon would like to see more hon...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Smithfield gives to United Way

Smithfield gives to United Way

Smithfield Foods in Clinton donated a $78,583 to United Way for their 2016 pledging campaign, which included monetary gifts from employees. Smithfield...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Shakeup across Sampson

Shakeup across Sampson

The 2015 Municipal Election in Sampson brought a shakeup in town leadership that, when the votes were unofficially tallied Tuesday night, saw Roseboro...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Rezoning request yields concern, split vote

Rezoning request yields concern, split vote

Rezoning requests totaling about 50 acres off Clive Jacobs Road were met with opposition and a split vote at the recent Sampson Board of Commissioners...

November 5th, 2015 |  


New agent introduced

New agent introduced

Sampson County Cooperative Extension director Eileen Coite, left, introduces new agent Elizabeth Rowe to the Sampson Board of Commissioners earlier th...

November 5th, 2015 updated: November 5th, 2015. |  


SCC student’s drive to cross finish line

SCC student’s drive to cross finish line

Juan Vasquez has been turning a lot of heads at the campus of Sampson Community College. It’s hard not to when you pull up in a Lamborghini in a...

November 4th, 2015 |  


Five new Sampson mayors elected on crazy election night

Five new Sampson mayors elected on crazy election night

There will be a whopping five new mayors in Sampson County, as two contested incumbents for local mayoral offices were unseated and another three chal...

November 4th, 2015 updated: November 4th, 2015. |  


Board OKs first round of budget cuts

Board OKs first round of budget cuts

County commissioners gushed over the first round of anticipated budget cuts, unanimously accepting them in their effort toward implementing an employe...

November 4th, 2015 |  


Fire claims Clinton man

Fire claims Clinton man

A 76-year-old Clinton man has now been identified as the victim in a Saturday night structure fire, even as the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office ...

November 3rd, 2015 |  


Shelter extends hours

Shelter extends hours

With Christmas coming soon, Shelter Director Alan Canady is looking forward to seeing abandoned animals have a place to call home for the holidays.To ...

November 3rd, 2015 |