The members at First Baptist Church held two Family Fun Day events to make up for lost events they couldn’t have during the more restrictive COVID-19 era where larger crowds couldn’t meet even outdoors.
A Faison-area man was arrested Thursday in connection with a Sampson County murder, three days after a body was discovered partially buried in a wooded area in the northern end of the county near Faison.
CLINTON — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, local members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. are encouraging everyone in Sampson County to wear face masks to help flatten the curve and protect the health of community members.
With Gov. Roy Cooper giving approval for North Carolina elementary students to return to classrooms for five-day, face-to-face instruction with teachers next month, leaders from Sampson County are weighing options as COVID-19 challenges continue.
Sampson County leaders this week voted to spend in excess of $2 million to purchase more than 120 acres of property within the Sampson Southeast Business Center in Clinton, anticipated to be a boon for future economic development.
Sampson County officials this week announced that more than $6.5 million in grant funding had been secured for the construction of the proposed 911 and Emergency Services facilities, putting the county over the $10 million mark in grant funding for the estimated $18.5 million project.
Behind a camera and teleprompter, Dr. Oscar Rodriguez spoke about the importance of all Sampsonians being counted for the 2020 Census — a quick and easy process that will have a positive impact on the future.