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 |  


Four arrested after complaint of meth cooking

Four arrested after complaint of meth cooking

AUTRYVILLE — Four people have been arrested on charges of meth manufacturing and possession of ingredients to make the drug following a complain...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Kidnapping, drug charges leveled in U.S. 701 hit-and-run

Kidnapping, drug charges leveled in U.S. 701 hit-and-run

A Clinton man has been charged with kidnapping, drug and hit-and-run offenses following a crazy sequence on Beaman Street Friday that ended with a sto...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Hobbs selected as next principal of Union Elementary School

Hobbs selected as next principal of Union Elementary School

MIDWAY COMMUNITY — Assistant Principal Dondi Hobbs recently received a stack of business cards with her contact information at Midway Elementary...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Lewis’ Barbecue ‘will not reopen for business’

Lewis’ Barbecue ‘will not reopen for business’

When Lewis Barbecue in Clinton closed its doors a month ago, owner Jimmie Lewis was inundated by the public with heartfelt comments of sadness, fond m...

October 1st, 2017 |  


Man, 29, dies in barn fire; probe ongoing

Man, 29, dies in barn fire; probe ongoing

ROSEBORO — A 29-year-old Roseboro man was killed Saturday morning in a barn fire that remains under investigation by authorities with the Sampso...

October 1st, 2017 updated: October 2nd, 2017. |