Butler Family Farm, Extension helping high tunnel novices

Butler Family Farm, Extension helping high tunnel novices

After having success growing tomatoes in a high tunnel, farmer Timmy Butler is looking forward to showing others how to get a good crop.Sampson County...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Midway High students participate in NCHSAA Leadership retreat

Midway High students participate in NCHSAA Leadership retreat

NEWTON GROVE — At Midway High School, student-athletes are learning to succeed on and off the field.A group of students recently attended The Co...

November 16th, 2017 |  


School districts host career fair

School districts host career fair

With sweet potatoes spread across the table in front of her, Brooke Crumpler enjoyed speaking to teenagers about career opportunities in agriculture.C...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Garland bans weapons from town property

Garland bans weapons from town property

GARLAND — Commissioners recently approved banning weapons on town property and letting the public know with signage.The decision was made during...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Boy Scout plans Weeks Park upgrades

Boy Scout plans Weeks Park upgrades

NEWTON GROVE — With a goal of earning the highest honor in the Boy Scouts organization, Luke Williams wants to add something special to Weeks Pa...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Sampson 4-H hosting court program

Sampson 4-H hosting court program

Sampson County 4-H is giving teenagers an opportunity to learn more about the criminal justice system.A training session for Sampson County Teen Court...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Yoga Foster comes to Union Intermediate School

Yoga Foster comes to Union Intermediate School

While sitting on the ground with their eyes closed, a group of students at Union Intermediate School imagined holding a flower in one hand. “I w...

November 14th, 2017 |  


School board to approve CTE group

School board to approve CTE group

The Sampson County Schools (SCS) Board of Education is set to approve policies for the advisory committee which provides guidance for the Career and T...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Home for a warrior

Home for a warrior

AUTRYVILLE — Veteran Chris Corbin is looking forward to receiving his dream home in 2018.Last month, Corbin, an Army Ranger and Green Beret took...

November 12th, 2017 |  


SCS aims to improve education

SCS aims to improve education

School officials are continuing to move forward with a program to improve education throughout the district.During a recent work session, Sheila Peter...

November 10th, 2017 |