Butler Avenue’s Brown selected as CCS Principal of Year

Butler Avenue’s Brown selected as CCS Principal of Year

On the second day of school, Vanessa Brown had a busy afternoon after the school buses left the parking lot of Butler Avenue School.As the principal o...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Roseboro health, teen fair coming soon

Roseboro health, teen fair coming soon

ROSEBORO — In the fall, Gilbert Owens is looking forward to local senior citizens having a fun-filled day along with local youths.The Senior/You...

August 27th, 2015 |  


A living legend

A living legend

Rev. Wilbert Lee “W.L.” Ammons drinks 25 to 30 cups of caffeinated coffee a day and still sleeps like a rock at night. It’s tough no...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Sampson County Board of Education reviews religion policy

Sampson County Board of Education reviews religion policy

The Sampson County Board of Education and other school officials are in the process of making minor changes to a policy regrading religion in schools....

August 26th, 2015 |  


Sampson County School Board approves automotive class

Sampson County School Board approves automotive class

Once again, Sampson County School officials are working to hold an automotive class at Midway High School in conjunction with the local community coll...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Sampson, Clinton City students return to the classroom

Sampson, Clinton City students return to the classroom

SALEMBURG — With crayons in their hands, a group of kindergartners at Salemburg Middle School concentrated on staying within the lines while add...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Building a barn art tapestry across Sampson

Building a barn art tapestry across Sampson

Two more specialty-made “barn quilts” have now been installed at locations in Sampson County, bringing local officials a step closer towar...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Local WWI vets given honors

Local WWI vets given honors

Betty Arthur remembers being a young child hearing stories from her father about his service during World War I. She also remembers similar stories as...

August 25th, 2015 |  


R’boro gets final nod to refinance loans

ROSEBORO — After months of discussion, the town’s commissioners have signed a resolution that allows them to refinance the Sewer General O...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Sampson man robbed at gunpoint inside home

Sampson man robbed at gunpoint inside home

A northern Sampson man was robbed at gunpoint inside his home in the early-morning hours Sunday, with armed suspects reportedly getting away with thou...

August 24th, 2015 |