CLINTON — After missing last year’s Fourth of July celebration due to COVID, members of The Apostolic Church are finally back in their usual spot at the Walmart parking lot in Clinton for the church’s annual fireworks sale.
Monday evening wasn’t kind to the two All-Star teams from Sampson County. Both the Clinton All-Stars and the Sampson All-Stars faced defeat, with Sampson being eliminated from further play in the 2021 Dixie Youth AAA (Minor League) District 7 All-Star tournament. With the loss, Clinton dropped into the losers bracket and were now faced with a win or go home situation.
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The 2021 Dixie Youth AAA (Minor League) District 7 All-Star tournament got underway over the weekend and so far the action has been pretty exciting. Having kicked off on Friday, the tournament saw just one of two contests actually played Friday night before a heavy downpour fell just after Game 1 concluded, prompting Game 2 to be moved to Saturday morning and Game 3 to Saturday afternoon. After that, all other games were pushed back by one day.
After a tumultuous year that saw a living landmark in Garland put to sleep, the cut-and-sew facility that once housed Brooks Brothers will be reawakened this summer, as the lifeblood of the southern Sampson town finds renewed life with a new tenant — one promising all jobs to be restored, and then some.
CLINTON — Cloudy skies and rainy conditions might deter most from being outside. Though their time was cut short, it didn’t hinder ASPIRE/Second Harvest Food Bank, through Action Pathways, from helping out the community.