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Sampson rest area reopened

The rest area on U.S. 421 in southern Sampson County reopened on Tuesday after being closed for more than 14 months. It will remain open through October as a seasonal operational for the first time ever, and its future will be reassessed after this year.

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Clinton man charged with murder in Alphin case

A Clinton man has been arrested in the murder of a local resident who has been missing since February, even as Sampson County Sheriff’s investigators continue to seek Alphin’s body. Upon announcing the arrest Monday, sheriff’s officials said malice was suspect from the start, and now maintain that evidence has been discovered to deem the case a homicide and lead to the arrest.

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