Wheat harvesting in full swing

Wheat harvesting in full swing

Wheat picking is in full gear across Sampson and Duplin counties. Above, a close-up shot of wheat in a field on Beautancus Road in Duplin County befor...

June 21st, 2016 updated: June 21st, 2016. |  


In the eye of the photographer

In the eye of the photographer

From understanding light to knowing what F-stop to use when switching from automatic to manual focus, students in Gloria Edwards’ Shutterbugs 3 ...

June 19th, 2016 |  


Readying the beans for planting

Readying the beans for planting

Workers load soybeans into a tractor’s planters, preparing them for transplant into a field on Tram Road in Duplin County. Duplin ranks 7th in t...

June 14th, 2016 updated: June 14th, 2016. |  


Transplanting the sweet potatoes

Transplanting the sweet potatoes

Workers with Warren Farming Company transplant sweet potatoes in the Halls community. It is the time of year for the transplant of the plants. Accordi...

June 14th, 2016 |  


Shutterbuggin’ it on the road

Shutterbuggin’ it on the road

Editor’s note: Today continues a series of feature front pages from Sampson Community College’s photography classes in Levels 2-4. Classes...

June 5th, 2016 |  


Piano students awarded at 2016 spring recital

Piano students awarded at 2016 spring recital

At their annual end-of-school-year piano recital in May, students of Mary Wallace Goodwin were cited for a number of awards.The following students rec...

June 4th, 2016 updated: June 4th, 2016. |  


Footnotes to perform at Small House

Footnotes to perform at Small House

The Sampson Arts Council will host a Sunday Happenings today, June 5, beginning at 3 p.m. at the Victor Small House on College Street in Clinton. Voca...

June 4th, 2016 |  


Getting ‘em in the ground

Getting ‘em in the ground

Farm workers were hard at it last week, getting sweet potatoes in the soil in both Sampson and Duplin counties. Since the early 1970s, USDA statistics...

May 31st, 2016 |  


Camera’s canvass captures photographers’ creativity

Camera’s canvass captures photographers’ creativity

(Editor’s note: This Sunday begins a series of feature front pages from Sampson Community College’s photography classes in Levels 1-4. Cla...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Mingo SCV Camp gives award to Union JROTC cadet

Mingo SCV Camp gives award to Union JROTC cadet

The Union High School JROTC held its annual Military Ball at the Mad Boar in Wallace last month.The Mingo Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1717 repre...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |