Roseboro special meeting — will be held Tuesday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m.

The Sampson Soil and Water — District Board of Supervisors will have a regular meeting Tuesday, April 28, at 8:30 a.m.. The meeting will be held at the district office located, 80 County Complex Road, Clinton. FMI call 910 592-7963, ext. 3.

The Hargrove High Alumni — will have a plate sale Friday, May 1, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Faison Community Center, 226 Juniper Road, Faison. The menu consists of: grilled chicken, barbecue, slaw, beans & potatoes, drink and dessert. Plates are $8 each. 10 or more plates will be delivered.

1st Annual Coharie Cook-Off and Corn Hole Toumament — on May 30, at the Coharie Tribal Center. FMI and guidelines for the events, visit or call 910-564-6909.

Sampson High School Alumni Association — will host its 43rd reunion in Northhaven, Conn.. Charter bus will travel from Clinton to Connecticut. Bus will leave midnight on Aug. 6 and return Aug. 9. Seats are available. FMI Helen Faison at 592-6060 or Pam at 592-8285.

National Day of Prayer — will be observed in downtown Clinton, at the courthouse, Thursday, May 7, noon until 1 p.m. Public Bible reading will be held from 9 until 11:30 a.m.

True Seekers — Lodge No. 222 of Garland, along with the OES will have a plate and yard sale Saturday, April 25. Yard sale starts at 6:30 a.m. and plate sale starts at 10:30 a.m.. The location is beside Brown Laundromat and across from the Southern Bank and Trust. FMI 910-590-9284.

VFW Post 7547 — will meet Tuesday, April 28, 7 p.m.. All members need to attend. FMI 592-3579.

Family Caregiver Support Group — meeting Tuesday, April 28, 3:30 p.m., at Sampson County Department of Aging. FMI Lesia R. Henderson 910-592-4653 or e-mail [email protected]

The Town of Turkey — will hold their budget workshop on Tuesday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. at Turkey town hall. The public is invited but no public comment will be taken.

Fifth Annual Walk/Run 4 Wellness — to benefit Harvest House will be Saturday, May 16, at the Harvest House of CommWell Health, 1480 Maple Grove Church Road, Dunn, which is in Sampson County near Spivey’s Corner. Runners: Register now online at (search: Harvest House) or 7:30 a.m. event day. Run start time is 8 a.m.. Entry fee is $20 per runner. Walkers registration begins at 9 a.m.. The relay-style walk begins at 9:30 a.m. and goes until 11 a.m.. Entry fee is $50 per team of 7 walkers, but if you don’t have a team of 7 walkers, come and we’ll find you a spot.

Yard Sale for Lakewood High School Travel Club — for their 2016 trip to Germany and The Netherlands will be Saturday, May 2, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Shreeji Self Storage Lot, Roseboro (across from Dollar General) A spot is $10 or two for $15. FMI 814-758-4334 to reserve your spot(s) by Wednesday, April 29. Rain date is May 9.

AA meeting — at 408 College St., Clinton, Monday nights 8-9 p.m..

Sampson County A&T Alumni — will host its 4th Annual Gospel Scholarship Program Saturday, April 25 at Bearskin Church, Clinton, beginning at 7 p.m. FMI call 564-4717.

Coleman Jarred and Mary Jane Warwick Hudson Family Reunion — April 26, 1 p.m., at Turkey Baptist Church fellowship hall. Bring covered dish and beverage. FMI 910-533-3259.

Sampson County Branch NAACP — will host an information session, April 27, 6:30 p.m., at First Baptist, 900 College St., Clinton. Topic is Voter ID. The guest speaker will be Horace Bass of the Sampson County Board of Elections. FMI 533-2117, 590-5829, 592-7496, or 564-4717.

Lion Clubs Fish Fry — will be April 30 at the Sampson Agri-Expo Center, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m., plates are $7.

Sampson County’s 1st Annual Teen Health Fair — April 30, 2015, 6-8 p.m., at Clinton High School. Free and open to public. FMI call 910-592-1131.

Roseboro Bingo Night — will be May 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Roseboro Community Building. Admission is a $1 prize, FMI call Gilbert Owens at (910) 379-4562

Hargrove Elementary Spring Fling — will be Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. There will be games, inflatables, exhibits, prizes, food, and much more! All proceeds will go towards purchasing student furniture.

Yard Sale for Relay for Life — will be May 2, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. in the First Baptist parking lot, 900 College St., Clinton. Sponsored by the FBC Spirit Walkers. Tables for sale, one for $10 or $18 for two. All proceeds from table sale will to go Relay for Life. FMI 590-6944. Come out and support us.

Clinton Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. — on May 3, at 4 p.m. will be the Recognition Award Day Program at First Baptist Church, 900 College St., Clinton. to honor citizens from the community for their volunteer community service. Scholarship receptions will also be recognized. Open to the public. FMI call 592-2244

Johnson-Branch Family Reunion — will be 12:30 p.m., Sunday, May 3., in the fellowship hall of Parkersburg Baptist Church, Garland. Descendants of Joel Jefferson Johnson and friends are invited to attend. There will be a barbeque lunch. Please bring covered dishes and beverage. Bring your best homemade pie to enter the pie bake-off. Pies will be judged for prizes. FMI 596-8758.

Edwards Family Reunion — lunch will be 1 p.m., Sunday, May 3, at Blackman’s Grove PFWB Church fellowship hall, 1362 Timothy Road, Dunn. Bring a food and drink.

Free Alzheimer’s Community Workshop — Tuesday, May 5, 9 a.m.-noon, Piney Green Baptist Church, 6040 High House Road, Salemburg. Participate in this interactive workshop to become a more empowered caregiver to help both the person with dementia and yourself. Respite reimbursement is available. Light refreshments will be provided. To pre-register call Lesia R. Henderson at 910-592-4653 or e-mail [email protected]

Grand Families Support Group — meeting Wednesday, May 6, 12:30 p.m. at the Garland Senior Center. FMI Marie Faircloth 910-529-3931 or Lesia R. Henderson 910-592-4653 or e-mail [email protected]

Roseboro outdoor movie night — featuring “Big Hero 6” May 8, at sundown. Free admission. Bring own blankets and chairs. FMI call Gilbert Owens at (910) 379-4562

Alzheimer’s Support Group — meeting Tuesday, May 12, 6 p.m., at Sampson County Department of Aging. FMI Lesia R. Henderson 910-592-4653 or e-mail [email protected]

Grand Families Support Group — meeting Wednesday, May 20, 10:30 a.m., at Sampson County Department of Aging. FMI Lesia R. Henderson 910-592-4653 or e-mail [email protected]

Hobbton High School Class of 1970 — will have a 45th class reunion on May 30. FMI Diane Bishop Joyner 910-658-9697 or Ila Britt Hobbs 910-594-1799.

Friends of Plant Conservation — live music and country picnic at Paradise Farm, June 5, 2-4 p.m. tours and 5-7:30 p.m. picnic and live music at the Pondberry Preserve. FMI and tickets call 919-707-3755 or email Nancy. [email protected]

Eastern Carolina Indian School — The 8th grade class of 1963 class reunion will be June 6, 2015 at the old ECI School now known as the Coharie Tribal Center. Classmates of this class are asked to contact Trudy Goodman Locklear or Charlene Faircloth Jacobs as soon as possible with your contact information so more details can be shared. FMI 910 385-4618 or 910 425-9948.

Clear Run High Reunion — Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4-6, Hilton Garden Inn, Waldorf, Md.. Tours of Washington DC, dinner banquet and dance. Deadline for trip is Aug. 6. FMI 301-752-7708 or 910-532-4988

Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Prevention — the Sampson County Health Department is offering free breast exams, cervical cancer and mammogram screenings for ages 40-64 through BCCCP program. FMI Joy Brazier, RN at 910-592-1131, ext. 4249 or Emily Spell, RN at 910-592-1131, ext. 4214.

Hospice volunteers — Community Home Care & Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide emotional support and companionship to patients and their families. FMI, call Sharon Keith, 592-7322.

BCCCP’s Teal Ribbon Campaign — serves as a check-up reminder for cervical cancer. Churches are encouraged to call Sampson County Health Dept. to request your ribbons. 592-1131 ext. 4240.

Foster Parents Needed — With so many children needing a family, the Department of Social Services is always looking for interested individuals who would like to become a licensed foster parent! FMI, call Sampson County DSS, Barbara King, at 910-592-7131, ext. 3301

NC Pre-K — Do you have a child who will be 4 years old before Aug. 31, 2015? If so, you may qualify for the NC Pre-Kindergarten Program. The NC Pre-K Program serves at-risk children and prepares them for success in school. For more information or to pick up an application contact The Partnership for Children at (910) 592-9399 located at 211 W. Main Street Clinton NC. The Partnership is open Mon -Thurs: 8 a.m-5 p.m.. Closed on Friday

Sampson County — is conducting a voluntary Community Health Survey. To complete the survey online, visit All responses are confidential. FMI 592-1131.

Narconon — would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise. Take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 800-431-1754 or