Jail understaffed

Jail understaffed

The Sampson County Detention Center is understaffed, causing stressed-out and stretched-thin employees, and Sheriff’s officials are encouraging ...

October 1st, 2015 updated: October 2nd, 2015. |  


N.C. Oral Health visits Clinton’s College Street Academy, screens students

N.C. Oral Health visits Clinton’s College Street Academy, screens students

A lot of children like the sugary taste of soda, but a group of young children at the College Street Academy learned it’s not good for their tee...

October 1st, 2015 updated: October 1st, 2015. |  


Truswood, Inc. manufacturing facility returns to Clinton

Truswood, Inc. manufacturing facility returns to Clinton

From a distance, the grounds of 254 Superior Drive in Clinton appear to abandoned. Vehicles are not in the parking lot, the gate is locked with a rust...

October 1st, 2015 updated: October 2nd, 2015. |  


Breast cancer rally set for Oct. 10

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicks off, the Sampson County Health Department, in conjunction with the North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Pr...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Break-in suspect arrested by en route deputies, facing serious charges

Break-in suspect arrested by en route deputies, facing serious charges

A break-in call at a Clinton residence brought drug trafficking charges against the alleged suspect, as he was reportedly found in possession of presc...

September 30th, 2015 updated: September 30th, 2015. |  


Campaign kicks off

Campaign kicks off

Thursday kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Local health officials are hoping everyone will done their pink ribbons throughout the month of Octo...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Bountiful books

Bountiful books

Yeison Ramirez and Luis Jaramillo enjoy selecting books during the Scholastic Book Fair, which started Tuesday at Butler Avenue School. The schoolR...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Sampson County Schools working meet federal education targets

Sampson County Schools working meet federal education targets

When it comes to meeting federal targets, Sampson County Schools officials are staying optimistic despite receiving negative data.Lisa Reynolds, direc...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Morisey murder arrest made

Morisey murder arrest made

A Clinton teenager has been arrested in the Morisey Boulevard murder that claimed the life of 56-year-old Benjamin Cunningham earlier this month.Scile...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Man charged with incest, crimes against nature

Man charged with incest, crimes against nature

A Clinton man has been arrested for having sex with a family member, actions alleged to have taken place “a couple years ago,” Clinton pol...

September 29th, 2015 updated: September 29th, 2015. |