• Alan Bundy and Anita Ezzell look up products for a customer at Elizabeth’s Pecan Products. Officials from the Town of Turkey are working to help businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    Virus funding comes to Turkey

    TURKEY — With applications in hand, Mayor Max Pope spent time Friday visiting local businesses with hopes that they ‘ll take advantage of funding available to help offsets costs for COVID-19.

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    President Donald Trump will be visiting Robeson County and deliver remarks at the Robeson County Fairgrounds. He will be joined by Congressmen Richard Hudson and Dan Bishop. The event begins at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, and all are welcome to attend. Those interested may apply for two tickets per mobile device by logging onto https://events.donaldjtrump.com.

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  • Interim Superintendent Stewart Hobbs reads letters from teachers about educating students during COVID-19.
                                 Chase Jordan | Sampson Independent
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    High schools vote imminent

    As freshmen begin to return to buildings in the Sampson County district, board members would like to see sophomores and upperclassmen in classrooms too — a request going against the recommendation of officials.

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  • Perry Williams enjoys riding his bike through Sampson County while inspiring others.
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    Riding for St. Jude

    SALEMBURG — For several years, cyclist Perry Williams pedaled on roads throughout North Carolina to promote healthy living while fighting diabetes.

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    Sampson sees spike in cases

    A report of another 21 cases of the novel coronavirus in Sampson County on Friday brought the new case tally in the county over the past week to 131, the most in a week span in months, according to reports from the local health department. This week also saw three additional deaths in Sampson attributed to COVID-19.

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