Harrison family’s battle

By Chase Jordan The Harrison family is currently seeking financial assistance for Zachary “Bud” Harrison. After losing his father in May, the 14-year-old was diagnosed with cancer in June. Harrison family is currently […]


Life lessons from two dead men

By Robert Oliver Contributing columnist Luke records the account told by Jesus of two men who died and of their immediate situation following their death (Luke 16:19-31). We wish to notice five life lessons […]



(The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol via the Sheriff’s Office daily jail report.) Arrests/citations • Aug. 5 — Ralph […]


Dangerous dog fee gets preliminary OK

By Chris Berendt Sgt. Jessica Kittrell talks about establishing a dangerous dog fee in Sampson County earlier this week. The Board of Commissioners gave preliminary approval and will vote again next month. Jessica […]


Mine request withdrawn

By Chris Berendt Anthony Clapper, left, hands out yard signs following Tuesday night’s meeting at McGee United Methodist Church held in opposition to two mining operations, the requests for which have since been withdrawn. […]


Gearing up for the future

By Chase Jordan Blair Hairr, director of admissions for Sampson Community college, left, speaks with high school advisers, Bambi Dove, Toni Blount and Rosemary Simpson. Hairr, director of admissions for Sampson Community college, […]


CHS val, sal ready for the next level

By Chase Jordan Viser Reagan After delivering messages of improving the world and looking towards the future to the Clinton High School Class of 2015, Valedictorian Aaron Viser and Salutatorian Grace Reagan […]