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A winning JV season - Clintonnc
The Clinton High JV volleyball team finished in first place in the conference with a 21-1 overall record and a 13-1 conference record. Team members are, front, from left: Naomi Miller, Kimberly Baxter and Caroline Montgomery; center: Cassidy Montgomery ...
Stan the Man Tourney a success at Lakewood again - Clintonnc
In this year’s Stan the Man Golf Tournament at Lakewood Country Club, there were 69 players. Groups played in sixomes with two three man superball teams in each. There were players from Charleston, Sunset beach, Goldsboro, and the local area to play in ...
Hickory Grove to hold historic homecoming - Clintonnc
This year Hickory Grove Baptist Church will host its 125th Homecoming, and the church, which was established in 1889, is going to be celebrating with the community this Sunday. Pastor W.H. Calcutt has been the pastor of the church for almost seven years ...
Sowing seeds in good ground - Clintonnc
Do you believe God can gather what you need to get your job done and increase you mightily? His Word proclaims this truth in powerful scripture like Genesis 17:2 “And I will make My covenant between Me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly”! God ...
Helping the United Way - Clintonnc
Courtesy photosUnited Way of Sampson County Board members were busy over the last few days accepting contributions from local pacesetter companies including Belk of Clinton, where store manager Brad Shook presented the group with a check, and Clinton City ...
Local artist makes strides with USA Today - Clintonnc
Using his talents, Keith Carter stays busy producing art to accentuate the work of journalists at one of the biggest media groups in the world — USA Today. The work of the commercial artist can be viewed on the upcoming cover of USA Weekend, which is ...
Church Outreach - Clintonnc
22nd year Founders Day and Pastors Appreciation Service, Oct. 27 -Nov. 2. Speaker Monday-Evangelist Gail Lamb, Newton Grove; Tuesday-Pastor Curtis Wallace, Goldsboro; Wednesday-Pastor Will Best, Goldsboro; Thursday-Pastor Charley Womack, Pensacola, Fla ...
Hobbton’s bus citizens - Clintonnc
Hobbton Elementary recently named its October Bus Citizens of the Month. They are, front, from left: Noemi Escamilla, Joshua Hernandez and Daniel Torres; and back: Elijah Munroe, Elijah Morrison, Austin Faircloth and Isabella Bustos.
One jailed for attempted murder - Clintonnc
A 43-year-old Sampson County man is behind bars tonight charged with attempted first degree murder and other felonies related to the shooting of a woman on White Woods Road back in August. Eric Oates, 43, of 635 Clive Jacobs Road has also been charged with ...
Cutting off the end of the ham - Clintonnc
A story is told of a young couple who were in the kitchen preparing a meal. The husband watched as his wife cut the end off the ham before placing it in the pot. He asked her, “Honey, why do you cut the end off the ham?” Her response was, “That’s ...
The spread of Ebola - Clintonnc
Not that long ago, Ebola seemed a world away. Ebola — the sound of the word spoken hints at something foreign and terrifying — was not considered by the average American to be an American problem. Ebola happened somewhere over there. To them. In March ...
Preparing for the worst - Clintonnc
The fatal Ebola virus is a healthcare “game-changer” for which local officials are preparing, hoping such emergency procedures will never have to be used. Sampson Regional Medical Center has engaged in drills regarding Ebola, modifying and attempting ...
Carrying out the vision - Clintonnc
For 13 years Kellie Godwin Hinshaw battled head and neck cancer, but through it all, she had a vision — a vision that’s being carried on through the work of the Miss Midway High School pageant platform and her family. Hinshaw, who lost the battle ...
Glow for God T-shirt deadline Oct. 30. - Clintonnc
What began as an idea in the heart of one local woman bloomed into an entity all on its own. The HG Cheer Competitive Cheerleading Ministry is part of the Athletics Ministries of Holly Grove Holiness Church in Clinton. The goal of HG Cheer is to always ...
‘Little Shop’ enters final weekend - Clintonnc
Halloween was in the air this past weekend as the Sampson Community Theatre presented “Little Shop Of Horrors” to an appreciative audience who watched a small plant grow from a seedling to the largest item on the big stage. The cast was prepared and ...