Jackson seeks re-election

Jackson seeks re-election

North Carolina Sen. Brent Jackson, the three-term senator representing District 10 (Sampson, Duplin and Johnston), is seeking a fourth, filing at the ...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Colored pens decide Garland Commissioner race

Colored pens decide Garland Commissioner race

After days of waiting to see who would become a new Garland commissioner, the final decision came down to a draw.During a canvass Tuesday for the Nov....

November 11th, 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 |  


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. |  


Election Day in Sampson sees loaded ballots

Election Day in Sampson sees loaded ballots

By this evening, barring a runoff, there will be at least three new mayors in Sampson County and a number of town boards could see significant facelif...

November 3rd, 2015 updated: November 3rd, 2015. |  


Early voting begins next week

Early voting begins next week

The 2015 Municipal Election will see hotly-contested races for four mayoral posts and a number of other town posts across Sampson County, highlighted ...

October 16th, 2015 |  


Sen. Jackson says state budget coming soon

Sen. Jackson says state budget coming soon

(Editor’s note: A state budget was adopted late Friday, after Sen. Jackson’s column was written and submitted for publication.)The budget ...

September 13th, 2015 |  


Four mayoral races, host of others come November

By Chris Berendtcberendt@civitasmedia.comFiling for the 2015 Municipal Election ended with a whirlwind, as 38 people ultimately filed their intent to ...

July 19th, 2015 |  


Election filing begins

Election filing begins

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July 6th, 2015 |