CLINTON— The Sampson County School board felt the polite pushback of a community that feels having masks optional is not in the best interest of the students or staff and that their execution of the decision was unfair. The sentiments concerning the board’s move last week were aired at a meeting Monday night.
A traffic stop in Sampson County on Monday quickly turned into a high-speed, multi-county pursuit, one that ended in a wreck, the seizure of nearly 3 pounds of weed and a slew of charges against a teenaged suspect.
GARLAND — Quite a few hefty numbers have been thrown around regarding repairs for the Garland softball field, with estimates to replace lights being everywhere from around $130,000 to close to $160,000.
The Sampson County Animal Shelter has temporarily suspended intakes and adoptions for a two-week period after two cases of the parvo virus were diagnosed in animals recently delivered to the shelter, county officials announced earlier this week.