Child rape charges leveled

Child rape charges leveled

A 42-year-old Barker Road man remains behind bars today facing four charges relating to the rape and sexual abuse of an underage female.Raymond Davis ...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Hobbton ES students lead toy, food drive

Hobbton ES students lead toy, food drive

NEWTON GROVE — For the holiday season, a group of Hobbton Elementary School students are hosting a toy and food to spread holiday cheer.Brent Ri...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Mayor stresses progress in board speech

Mayor stresses progress in board speech

Following several personal obstacles and winning another election, Mayor Winifred Murphy is looking forward to the next two years.Murphy made her mayo...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Gift of appreciation

Gift of appreciation

A partnership between Smithfield Foods and Butler Avenue school has has not only developed a relationship between the two, but has worked to grow the ...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Summit tackles addiction

Summit tackles addiction

Studies show that substance abuse is fueling a nationwide epidemic of unintentional drug overdose deaths, and health officials with Eastpointe are doi...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Clement students go ‘Into the Dome’

Clement students go ‘Into the Dome’

AUTRYVILLE — Jeremiah Baggett awed as the stars of the night sky surrounded him.Although it was actually daytime, the fifth-grader at Clement El...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Three-alarm blaze destroys Garland church

Three-alarm blaze destroys Garland church

GARLAND — The doors to the sanctuary at Evening Light Holiness Church creaked open and closed Thursday as a chilly wind carried the odor of burn...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


Fatal shooting over weekend being probed

Fatal shooting over weekend being probed

A deadly shooting in southern Sampson County on Saturday night is being investigated by Sampson County Sheriff’s authorities, who released gener...

December 14th, 2017 |  


The gift of warmth

The gift of warmth

The students at L.C. Kerr School went home Tuesday with a special gift from one of Sunset Avenue’s fifth-grade students.Evan Gillespie collected...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Garland unveils new-look board

Garland unveils new-look board

GARLAND — With the help of family members, town leaders and a judge, several community leaders placed their hands on Bibles to began a new era o...

December 13th, 2017 |