Testing marks earn honors

Testing marks earn honors

Clinton High School is among four school districts in North Carolina receiving accolades for student achievement on Advance Placement testing.The dist...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Highway honor for Herring

Highway honor for Herring

Lieutenant Commander Rufus Geddie Herring loved his community and fought valiantly for his country, holding the distinction of being Sampson County...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Mayor begins forums designed to get citizen input

Mayor begins forums designed to get citizen input

GARLAND — Mayor Winifred Murphy kicked off a series of forum Tuesday afternoon with a mission of moving the town forward.During the daytime sess...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Sampson, Duplin Extension to host Mushroom workshop

Sampson, Duplin Extension to host Mushroom workshop

Agents from Sampson County and Duplin County Cooperative Extension are teaming up to bring a mushroom workshop to the public.The “Growing Shiita...

December 5th, 2017 |  


An Avenue of Pecans

An Avenue of Pecans

Eddie Faircloth strolled through an orchard of pecan trees as he looked off in the distance, surveying his crop. The majority are rooted in the earth,...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Officials optimistic about spring semester

Officials optimistic about spring semester

Sampson Community College has seen a downward trend in enrollment numbers over the last few semesters, but school officials are hoping the number of s...

December 5th, 2017 |  


HIV/AIDS Task Force commemorates World AIDS Day

HIV/AIDS Task Force commemorates World AIDS Day

In harmony, members of the community stood on the courthouse steps Friday night and sung together as candle lights flickered in their hands.The purpos...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Midway community raising funds for athletic training center

Midway community raising funds for athletic training center

It’s going to be a few years before student-athletes at Midway High School enjoy a new training facility, but fundraising efforts for the projec...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


United Way inches closer to goal

United Way inches closer to goal

Local businesses and school systems play a vital role each year in kicking off the Sampson County United Way campaign. Known as pacesetters, these com...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Garland FD starts toy drive

Garland FD starts toy drive

GARLAND — Throughout the year, members of the Volunteer Garland Fire & Rescue Department are ready to help residents during emergency situat...

December 2nd, 2017 |