A journey of a thousand miles

A journey of a thousand miles

ROSEBORO — North Carolina native Jennifer Pharr-Davis has been on many journeys in her life, but her most recent hike has her right in the heart...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Sampson Schools selects Linda Carr to lead federal programs

Sampson Schools selects Linda Carr to lead federal programs

After spending several years of guiding teachers and students at Union Elementary School, Linda Jewell Carr is ready for the next chapter of her caree...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Delving into local arts, crafts

Delving into local arts, crafts

Kenny Brewer and Mark Ladson cook barbecue during the Barbecue Cook-Off in Downtown Clinton.Families enjoy a car show hosted by the Ol Lightning Rods....

October 16th, 2017 |  


NAACP: Statue recalls ‘dark legacy’

NAACP: Statue recalls ‘dark legacy’

The Confederate monument that stands just outside the entrance of the Sampson County Courthouse serves as a reminder of a “dark” time, acc...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Court Square Street Fair

Court Square Street Fair

After having a flower painted on her face by Michael Ray, Tymira Brunson enjoys the artwork in the mirror. Ray, a teacher at Clinton High School was j...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Lee announces intention to seek reelection

Lee announces intention to seek reelection

Sue Lee, who made history in 2014 as the first female county commissioner in Sampson, wants to extend her stay on the board. She delivered the news to...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Denise Hughes brings recycled art project to Sampson County

Denise Hughes brings recycled art project to Sampson County

With a power drill in hand, Denise Hughes enjoyed helping elementary students drill plastic tops into a board to create a colorful masterpiece.Hughes,...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Street fair returns to Clinton

Street fair returns to Clinton

After last year’s cancellation of the annual Court Square Street Fair and Barbecue Cook-off due to Hurricane Matthew, the “bigger and bett...

October 13th, 2017 |  


A call for removal

A call for removal

Members of the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People have now joined in with other initiatives across the Sou...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Garland police, board considers bodycams

Garland police, board considers bodycams

GARLAND — Town officials and Chief Ronald Matthews are continuing to make improvements for its police department and are now considering body ca...

October 11th, 2017 |