Community Bulletin Board

Coharie People board — nominations are now being accepted for the Shiloh, Herring and South Clinton Board of Directors positions. The deadline for submitting a nomination is June 26. Nomination forms and qualifications can be obtained online at or at the Coharie Tribal Center.

Hearing screenings — The Division of Deaf and Hard of Hearing will do hearing screenings Thursday, June 4, at 10 a.m. at the Garland Senior Center. This is free and open to the public.

Sampson County Friends for Animals — monthly meeting Wednesday, June 10, 6 p.m. at Lewis Barbecue, Hobbton Hwy. Please note date and location changes.

Sampson County 4-H Summer Workshops — are now being advertised and appointments being made for registration for these exciting programs. We have experiences for all age ranges: Cloverbud (ages 5-8), Junior (ages 9-11), Intermediate (ages 12-13) and Senior (14-18). Information can be found at . Please contact Daniel Collins, 4-H Agent ( or Cindy Nance, 4-H Secretary ( in the Sampson County Extension Office at 910-592-7161. Workshops begin on June 15 so make sure you call today to get your child signed up for these exciting opportunities!

NC Wildlife Commission — is offering a Boating Safety Course 1-7 p.m., Saturday, June 6, at the Sampson County Livestock Facility located at 93 Agriculture Place (Hwy. 421 South, Clinton, approximately ¾ mile on the right after the 4 lane ends). All participants must register online at the NC Wildlife Resources Commission website at

Friends of Plant Conservation — live music and country picnic at Paradise Farm, June 5, 2-4 p.m. tours and 5-7:30 p.m. picnic and live music at the Pondberry Preserve. FMI and tickets call 919-707-3755 or email

The Relay for Life Mary Gran team — is selling raffle tickets for a John Deere Series 100 Lawn Mower. Drawing is June 5. Tickets are available at the Mary Gran receptionist desk.

Alzheimer’s Support Group — meeting Tuesday, June 6, at 6 p.m. at the Sampson County Department of Aging.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 319 — meeting Saturday, June 6, at 10 a.m. FMI Helen Faison 910-592-6060

True Seekers Lodge # 222 of Garland — along with the Order of Eastern Stars, B-B-Q, Chicken, fish plate and yard sale has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 6. Yard sale start at 7 a.m. and plate sale start at 10:30 a.m. The location is beside Brown’s Laundromat and across from the Southern Bank and Trust. To all member please bring your item for the sale and your dues at our regular schedule meeting June 5 at 8:00. For more information call 910-590-9284.

Hopewell Relay for Life Spirit Warriors — are holding a Relay for Life fundraising raffle for a 2-night, 3-day stay at the DoubleTree Hilton at Atlantic Beach. The prize is good for 1 year and costs $20 per chance. Included in the prize is a $100 gift card for whatever expense you want and continental breakfast each morning. FMI 910-990-6987.

Eastern Carolina Indian School — The 8th grade class of 1963 class reunion will be June 6, at the old ECI School now known as the Coharie Tribal Center. Classmates of this class are asked to contact Trudy Goodman Locklear or Charlene Faircloth Jacobs as soon as possible with your contact information so more details can be shared. FMI 910 385-4618 or 910 425-9948.

Honeycutt Reunion — June 7, 1 p.m., Calvary FW Tabernacle Church, 6570 High House Road, Salemburg.

D-Feet Hunger Run — Saturday, June 13, at the West District Park, Roseboro. There is a 10k run, 5k run and one mile fun walk. Register online at All proceeds go to support the Christian Food Bank of Salemburg.

Town of Autryville — Public Hearing Notice. The 2015-2016 FY Proposed Budget for the Town of Autryville has been presented to the Board of Commissioners and is available for public inspection in the Town Hall on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m.– 5 p.m. There will be a Public Hearing on June 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Autryville Town Hall, 215 South Gray St., for the purpose of discussing the proposed budget. Citizens are invited to make written or oral comments.

Newton Grove July 4th Pageant — will be July 5 at the Newton Grove Park. Applications for Petite, Tiny and Little Misses are available at the town hall. Please get your applications and turn them in as soon as possible.

Camp Lead-Up — will be hosted in Charlotte on July 12-17.

Clear Run High Reunion — Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4-6, Hilton Garden Inn, Waldorf, Md.. Tours of Washington D.C., dinner banquet and dance. Deadline for trip is Aug. 6. FMI 301-752-7708 or 910-532-4988.

Sampson High School Alumni Association — will host its 43rd reunion in Northhaven, Conn.. Charter bus will travel from Clinton to Connecticut. Bus will leave midnight on Aug. 6 and return Aug. 9. Seats are available. FMI Helen Faison at 592-6060 or Pam at 592-8285.

AA meeting — at First Baptist Church, 408 College St., Clinton, Monday nights 8 p.m..

Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Prevention — the Sampson County Health Department is offering free breast exams, cervical cancer and mammogram screenings for ages 40-64 through BCCCP program. FMI Joy Brazier, RN at 910-592-1131, ext. 4249 or Emily Spell, RN at 910-592-1131, ext. 4214.

Hospice volunteers — Community Home Care & Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide emotional support and companionship to patients and their families. FMI, call Sharon Keith, 592-7322.

Foster Parents Needed — With so many children needing a family, the Department of Social Services is always looking for interested individuals who would like to become a licensed foster parent! FMI, call Sampson County DSS, Barbara King, at 910-592-7131, ext. 3301.

NC Pre-K — Do you have a child who will be 4 years old before Aug. 31, 2015? If so, you may qualify for the NC Pre-Kindergarten Program. The NC Pre-K Program serves at-risk children and prepares them for success in school. For more information or to pick up an application contact The Partnership for Children at (910) 592-9399 located at 211 W. Main Street Clinton NC. The Partnership is open Mon -Thurs: 8 a.m-5 p.m.. Closed on Friday.

Sampson County — is conducting a voluntary Community Health Survey. To complete the survey online, visit All responses are confidential. FMI 592-1131.

Narconon — would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise. Take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. N

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