County prepares for snow

County prepares for snow

Department of Transportation workers were called in Monday to begin prepping local roads for a winter storm expected to hit the Sampson County area la...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Two jailed in home invasion

Two jailed in home invasion

Two men are behind bars following an early-morning home invasion at a Clinton home on New Year’s Day, during which they allegedly demanded money...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


BloomFest set for April

BloomFest set for April

ROSEBORO — Allie Strickland and Cameron Fisher Wright have been busy working on the small western town’s first ever festival — Bloom...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Sampson teen killed in accident

A Sampson County teen was killed in an early morning accident Saturday.Damian Wooldridge, 18, of Newton Grove, was killed in an accident near the inte...

December 30th, 2017 |  


2017 brought ups, downs

2017 brought ups, downs

In 2017, Sampson County saw many ups and downs. There were tragic losses and devastation from tornadoes that are likely still fresh in the minds of mo...

December 30th, 2017 |  


Browns Church Road fire claims life of 20-year-old woman

Browns Church Road fire claims life of 20-year-old woman

Emergency officials in Sampson County are continuing their investigation into a Thursday night house fire on Browns Church Road which claimed the life...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Suspect pleas in murder case

Suspect pleas in murder case

A Duplin County man who was charged with the murder of a man more than five years ago will serve at least 34 years in prison following a guilty plea F...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Opioid law takes effect Monday

Opioid law takes effect Monday

A law that cracks down on opioid prescriptions and goes into effect Monday has earned the support of local groups fighting to address the same problem...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

A routine stop for a traffic violation led to one Sampson County woman being taken into custody on drug charges.According to reports from the Sampson ...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Investigation continues in house fire death

Investigation continues in house fire death

Local authorities and agents from the State Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate the cause of a mid-morning blaze that claimed the life of ...

December 28th, 2017 |