Thursday, December 1, 2022

Former Turkey FD chief charged with embezzling more than $38k

A former Turkey fire chief is facing three dozen felony counts stemming from allegations that he embezzled more than $38,000 from the department, Sampson County Sheriff’s authorities said Thursday.

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Teenager arrested in Clinton shooting

A teenager has been arrested in connection with a shooting on Nicholson Street from one vehicle to another that led to a wreck and damage to a nearby home. Additional arrests are expected, Clinton Police officials said.

‘Circle of Lights’ illuminates

Newton Grove Mayor Gerald Darden welcomes the crowd and acted as emcee.

Aim to ‘save’ Sampson’s animals

Hoping to help raise funds for ongoing spay and neuter costs, the non-profit Saving Sampson, founded in 2021, is hosting its 2nd annual Christmas Cookout event.

Services set across county

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m., a banquet will be held in the fellowship hall at Little Field Missionary Baptist Church, Newton Grove. Dinner will be served during the service. The speaker will bring forth the message. All are welcome.

Holiday events, programs on tap

RALEIGH, N.C. — There’s a holiday happening to suit every taste at venues of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

Celebrating small businesses

The holiday shopping season was in full effect as local businesses kicked off the holiday season with Small Business Saturday, an endeavor that has been ongoing for years now. This was the sixth year that local groups will worked together to promote shopping local, a partnership between the Clinton Main Street Program, Sampson Community College Small Business Center, Clinton Development Corporation, Town of Roseboro, Town of Newton Grove, Sampson County Economic Development Commission and two dozen businesses across Sampson County. Participating businesses offered deals in an effort to get shoppers out locally to support the mom-and-pops. Coinciding with Small Business Saturday, ‘Brunch and Bows’ was held at Alfredo’s in Downtown Clinton. featuring Scott Mason of WRAL’s the Tar Heel Traveler. Mason had copies of his books available during the event to be purchased and signed.

Star leader Nethercutt retiring after three decades

After nearly three decades of service, Star Communications stalwart Jeff Nethercutt is retiring.

Libraries turn into Winter Wonderland

A fun-filled, winter-themed event hosted by Sampson-Clinton Public Libraries for all families, parents and their children gets started this week.


Moral Courage Day

Everyone has a story

Thanksgiving pie thieves

It is the Soldier

Games and ghost stories




Home Grown Fall 2022

2022 Salute to Veterans

Clinton’s Bicentennial

Bridal Planning Guide