Community Bulletin Board

Midway High School presents spring play — Midway High School’s spring production “Murder for Dummies” is scheduled for Thursday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. The lead character is a bit of a “book worm” and is hen-pecked by his wife and her Civic Club. Remember the Microsoft for Dummies books? Well, the lead character gets his hands on a book that may have the solution to all his problems…unfortunately for him there are too many twists and turns for anything to go according to plan…or did it go according to plan? The production is a mix of murder, mystery and comedy. Admission is $5

Movie Nights — The towns of Roseboro and Newton Grove will be holding Movie Night this Friday. The movie Big Hero 6 will be showing in Roseboro and the Lego Movie will be showing in Newton Grove. The movie will begin just after night fall, around 8:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Care Fair —Sampson Regional Medical Center is hosting the annual Care Fair Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Walmart Portrait Studio.

American Legion Post 22 — will meet 6 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at the post home, 768 Pugh Road. There will be an installation of officers. All elected officers asked to attend. FMI 590-0628.

Fifth Annual Walk/Run 4 Wellness — to benefit Harvest House will be Saturday, May 16, at the Harvest House of CommWell Health, 1480 Maple Grove Church Road, Dunn, which is in Sampson County near Spivey’s Corner. Register now online at (search: Harvest House) for 7:30 a.m. event day. Run start time is 8 a.m. Walker registration begins at 9 a.m.. The relay-style walk begins at 9:30 a.m. and goes until 11 a.m. There are fees for both walkers and runners.

Zack and Annie McCullen Family Reunion — will be 12:45 p.m., Sunday, May 17, at Grove Park Baptist Church.

Boating safety course — by NC Wildlife Commission Sunday, May 17, 1-7 p.m., at the Sampson County Livestock Facility, 93 Agriculture Place, Hwy. 421 South, Clinton. Participants must register online at .

Grand Families Support Group — meeting Wednesday, May 20, 10:30 a.m., at Sampson County Department of Aging. FMI Lesia R. Henderson 910-592-4653 or e-mail

Hobbton High School Class of 1970 — will have a 45th class reunion on May 30. FMI Diane Bishop Joyner 910-658-9697 or Ila Britt Hobbs 910-594-1799.

1st Annual Coharie Cook-Off and Corn Hole Toumament — on May 30, at the Coharie Tribal Center. FMI and guidelines for the events, visit or call 910-564-6909.

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.

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 Nancy.

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.

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

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.

BCCCP’s Teal Ribbon Campaign — serves as a check-up reminder for cervical cancer. Churches are encouraged to call Sampson County Health Dept. to request your ribbons. 592-1131 ext. 4240.

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. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 800-431-1754 or


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