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Share the road with your neighbors - Clintonnc
Agriculture is the largest industry for Sampson County. With that said, there is no magic path to connect farmers to their fields without being on the highway. Just like other motorist, farmers are legally entitled to travel the highway with their slow ...
Miss HCA pageants slated for Sept. 27. - Clintonnc
The 10th annual Miss Harrells Christian Academy Scholarship Pageant is set for Saturday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Joseph Newkirk Auditorium of HCA. This year’s theme is,”A Night at the Movies!” School faculty and staff are urging community members ...
Grits for Grands comes to S’burg Elementary - Clintonnc
Salemburg Elementary students had the chance to spend Tuesday morning with their grandparents during their annual Grits for Grands event. Grandmother Dolores Howard had her breakfast with three of her grandchildren, Perquasia Owens, Taru Howard and ...
School officials dig deeper into test results - Clintonnc
While describing his feelings about assessment scores for Sampson County Schools, Assistant Superintendent Tommy Macon referred to Pharrell William’s song “Happy.” “If you can’t be happy about the results we’re going to show you today, then I ...
S’burg Fire District receives new rating - Clintonnc
SALEMBURG — Members of the Salemburg Fire Department are proud of their new rating, a result, they said, of the work of volunteers and other community members. It may also save residents some money. Fire Chief David Hairr and Assistant Chief Scott Owen ...
New software will ramp up communication, record-keeping - Clintonnc
Sampson County’s Emergency 911 Center will soon have a system in place that allows it to more effectively communicate and keep records with local law enforcement agencies, the aim of a recently approved software purchase. During a recent meeting of the ...
Remembering 6 young Ya-Ya Sisters - Clintonnc
The dawn is heavy with the promise of another summer day patiently waiting to be born. In the stillness of this early hour, the sky to the east lightens behind billows of perfect clouds. The orchestration is breath-taking. Further down the beach, the sand ...
SCC Foundation creating opportunities for students - Clintonnc
Last week, the Sampson Community College Foundation held its annual Scholar-Donor cookout as a way of saying thanks to local donors who contribute funds that make it possible for students to go to college who might not otherwise be able. It also enables ...
Rain doesn’t stop Pow Wow - Clintonnc
The 45th annual Coharie Pow Wow was held Saturday on the Coharie Tribal Grounds. It featured American Indian drumming and dancing competitions. Some of the other attractions included crafts, artwork the second annuals Warrior’s Ride and spoken word.
Hobbton Middle gets volleyball win over Roseboro-Salemburg - Clintonnc
The Hobbton Middle School Lady Wildcats volleyball team started the year on a high note with a victory over a tough Roseboro-Salemburg Middle School team, 3-1. “You could tell it was the first match of the season as both teams were rather rusty early on ...
Lakewood rolls to 4-2 soccer win - Clintonnc
Lakewood’s soccer team traveled to James Kenan Monday evening to earn a 4-2 win over their conference opponent. The Leopards were led by Jonathan Gonzales, who had a hat trick, 3 goals; and Irvin Ramirez, who scored the other goal. Frances Flores had an ...
UMO boasts record enrollment - Clintonnc
MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive is experiencing record enrollment in its traditional student population. As of today there are 969 traditional students, 37 more than last year this time. Dr. Barbara Kornegay, vice president for Enrollment ...
Harrells falls to Freedom Christian Academy - Clintonnc
Harrells Christian Academy fell short in a soccer game against Freedom Christian Academy on Monday afternoon, as FCA took the game, 4-3. FCA got off to an early lead and never looked back. Scoring the goals for HCA were Stancil Bowles, assisted by Davis ...
Citizens play role in arrest of 2 - Clintonnc
An alert Roseboro business owner and at least one area resident are being credited for helping Sampson County Sheriff’s authorities make arrests in a Sunday business break-in. The stolen property was also recovered. Arrested Sunday were Leeann Sinclair ...
Clinton volleyball beats Hobbton - Clintonnc
The Hobbton Wildcat volleyball team hosted Clinton Monday. Clinton won both matches. Clinton JV took the that match in 2 straight, 25-23 and 25-4. Wildcat coach Russell Jones said, “We played well the first game and were up 23-18 and lost 25-23.