Some sweet fun at the Sorghum Festival

Some sweet fun at the Sorghum Festival

John and Annie Matthews hosted the Old School Sorghum Festival on Saturday, a return to the festival after a hiatus last year due to Hurricane Matthew...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


SCC’s faculty, staff bet on college

SCC’s faculty, staff bet on college

The Sampson Community College Foundation just wrapped the 31st annual Campus Drive campaign with another year of 100 percent giving from the staff and...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Barbecue Cook-Off winners

Barbecue Cook-Off winners

Receiving first place in the 23rd annual Barbecue Cook-Off, which coincided with the 30th annual Court Square Street Fair in Clinton this past weekend...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Baling out

Baling out

Turkeys, recently spotted on Five Bridge Road, enjoy the afternoon sun and the freshly baled hay. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


‘Feeding’ the community

‘Feeding’ the community

Members of Warsaw Baptist Church help unload, and then distribute, hundreds of pounds of food, including an abundance of fruits and vegetables, during...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Harvesting the ‘taters’

Harvesting the ‘taters’

Crews work diligently to gather sweet potatoes in an area field. Harvest of the vegetable is ongoing this time of year. In Sampson, 13,500 acres of sw...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Union High’s Homecoming Court

Union High’s Homecoming Court

Union High School will hold its Homecoming 2017 on Friday, Oct. 13. The football team will play the Rebels of North Duplin High School. At halftime of...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Brinkley’s name drawn in Great Grocery Giveaway

Brinkley’s name drawn in Great Grocery Giveaway

Terry McLamb, store manager of the Carlie C’s in Roseboro, presents Jim Brinkley, also of Roseboro, with a $100 grocery gift card. Brinkley is t...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Readying the fields

Readying the fields

A helicopter dips low to dispense insecticide on a field on Five Bridge Road during a flyover last week. As fall begins to unfold, the need for fields...

September 26th, 2017 |  


The great calf escape

The great calf escape

Even a calf, if not handled properly, can become a safety hazard to livestock farmers. Knowing how to handle the young animal, particularly those that...

September 19th, 2017 |