Historic Rose Hill church destroyed

Historic Rose Hill church destroyed

Rose Hill United Methodist Church, built in 1920, was destroyed by a fire Monday morning. Matt Barwick, director of Emergency Management for Duplin Co...

January 1st, 2018 updated: January 1st, 2018. |  


Up close and personal

Up close and personal

With one photography class under their belt, Sampson Community College Shutterbugs 2 students turned their attention to more detail as they honed thei...

December 31st, 2017 |  


What’s cookin’

Clinton City SchoolMonday, Jan. 1No SchoolTuesday, Jan. 2Chick Fillet / Rice Krispy TreatCheeseburger/Rice Krispy TreatsGreen BeansMixed FruitHappy Ne...

December 31st, 2017 |  


Sampson teen killed in accident

A Sampson County teen was killed in an early morning accident Saturday.Damian Wooldridge, 18, of Newton Grove, was killed in an accident near the inte...

December 30th, 2017 |  


Pearson receives certificate from DAR

Pearson receives certificate from DAR

Frances Pearson receives a certificate for 60 years of service in the Daughters of the American Revolution. She has, members said, touched many lives ...

December 30th, 2017 |  


2017 brought ups, downs

2017 brought ups, downs

In 2017, Sampson County saw many ups and downs. There were tragic losses and devastation from tornadoes that are likely still fresh in the minds of mo...

December 30th, 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 ...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Browns Church Road fire claims life of 20-year-old woman

Browns Church Road fire claims life of 20-year-old woman

Emergency officials in Sampson County are continuing their investigation into a Thursday night house fire on Browns Church Road which claimed the life...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Suspect pleas in murder case

Suspect pleas in murder case

A Duplin County man who was charged with the murder of a man more than five years ago will serve at least 34 years in prison following a guilty plea F...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Opioid law takes effect Monday

Opioid law takes effect Monday

A law that cracks down on opioid prescriptions and goes into effect Monday has earned the support of local groups fighting to address the same problem...

December 28th, 2017 |