Capturing history

Capturing history

On a bright, yet crisp, cold and windy April day, 13 Sampson and Duplin county residents, cameras hanging from their necks and tripods at the ready, t...

April 17th, 2016 |  


Mere Garden Club meets

Mere Garden Club meets

The Just-A-Mere Garden Club met on April 5. Wilma Jean Wise had the devotion. Beverly Best presented a program on how to care for garden tools. The ho...

April 16th, 2016 |  


Two collide at Johnson, McKoy streets

Two collide at Johnson, McKoy streets

Clinton firefighters work to clear debris from a wreck scene early Friday morning at the corner of Sampson and Johnson streets while police officers i...

April 15th, 2016 |  


Red, ripe and ready

Red, ripe and ready

Boxes of red, ripe and delicious strawberries are being picked and readied for market now in Sampson and Duplin counties, and stands can be found dott...

April 11th, 2016 |  


A-planting we will go

A-planting we will go

This farmer kicks up a little dust as he plants corn on a recent Saturday afternoon. Farmers are returning to the fields as cold weather begins to giv...

April 5th, 2016 |  


Celebrating 96

Celebrating 96

Former Sampson County Clerk of Court Charlie T. McCullen mugs for the camera during his birthday celebration with family and friends. McCullen turned ...

April 2nd, 2016 |  


College Street School reunion

College Street School reunion

Alumni from College Street Elementary School and others posed for a picture on the front stairs to the school this past weekend, following the unveili...

March 31st, 2016 |  


Readying the sweet potatoes

Readying the sweet potatoes

Sweet potato plant beds are being prepared, this one in northern Duplin County. The picture shows the potatoes after they have been placed in the bed....

March 29th, 2016 |  


SCC phoneathon about community, volunteers

SCC phoneathon about community, volunteers

The Sampson Community College Foundation, with the help of a giving community, raised $20,000 as part of the annual SCC Phonathon, held March 15.This ...

March 27th, 2016 |  


‘He has risen…’

‘He has risen…’

The cross at Clinton Cemetery stands majestic in the morning sunlight, a reminder today of the risen Christ. Christians across the globe will celebrat...

March 27th, 2016 |