Roseboro Elementary student joins Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra

Roseboro Elementary student joins Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra

ROSEBORO — With a bow in her hand, Emma Matthews enjoys using her talent and creating beautiful music on her violin.She recently played a few no...

October 7th, 2017 updated: October 7th, 2017. |  


Program aims to prevent teen pregnancy

Program aims to prevent teen pregnancy

ROSE HILL — Kathie Davidson learned about the struggles of a teenage parent when her son became a father at the age of 16.Davidson is currently ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Students pay it forward

Students pay it forward

ROSEBORO — For several weeks, a group of children walked through the doors of their school with pennies, nickles, dimes and quarters.With a goal...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Doctor urges self exams, screenings

Doctor urges self exams, screenings

Each year, more and more women are being diagnosed with breast cancer. In Sampson County alone, more than 65 women are being given the diagnosis and l...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Five kilos of cocaine seized

Five kilos of cocaine seized

Two Clinton residents are facing charges of drug trafficking after 5 kilograms of cocaine were seized by Sampson County drug agents, working in conjun...

October 5th, 2017 updated: October 5th, 2017. |  


Planning move ‘vexes’ officials

Planning move ‘vexes’ officials

A move by the county to depart a joint planning venture with the City of Clinton and implement a brand new two-person department has perplexed plannin...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Extension hosts Swine Show

Extension hosts Swine Show

While holding a stick, Colton Neal concentrated on his pig as it walked around the show ring.Nearby judges observed his relationship with the hog as h...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Community forums to provide insight into ER overhaul

Community forums to provide insight into ER overhaul

The community will have a chance to learn more about the hospital’s recent renovations to the emergency department and gain a better understandi...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Room tax rate doubled in split vote

Room tax rate doubled in split vote

The Sampson County Board of Commissioners voted to double Sampson’s room occupancy tax rate from 3 to 6 percent in quick order at its Monday mee...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


SCS’ Macon to retire after 17 years of leadership

SCS’ Macon to retire after 17 years of leadership

For 17 years, Col. Tommy Macon served Sampson County’s schools through his leadership as a principal and assistant superintendent.In a couple of...

October 3rd, 2017 |