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UMO to have open house at former Mount Olive High School - Clintonnc
MOUNT OLIVE — Many memories were made and friendship forged from 1925 to 1965 at 207 Wooten Street, the former home to Mount Olive High School. The property set vacant for years with rumblings that it might be torn down. Luckily, that was not the case.
A Wise choice - Clintonnc
MOUNT OLIVE — Chad Wise, a first generation college student at the University of Mount Olive, grew up in Charlotte, NC. His parents, Ronnie and Dana Wise, moved the family to Mount Olive during his junior year of high school. After graduating, Wise ...
When detours come, look heavenward - Clintonnc
Have road detours driven you up the wall while wondering where you’re being led and when you will get to your destination? Following a detour recently on Hwy. 421 left me weary as I drove extra miles and waited for the people holding the ‘wait’ and ...
Clinton tennis ends season with win - Clintonnc
Clinton hosted Southern Wayne for a non-conference men’s tennis match on Wednesday afternoon at the Dark Horse Tennis Complex. The Dark Horses celebrated Senior day honoring three players, Aaron Viser, Connor Bass and Tyler Jania before the match.
Lady Horses drop Triton - Clintonnc
Clinton hosted Triton in a non-conference soccer match on Wednesday evening. The match opened under thick clouds and before the final horn sounded a steady rain was falling on the Dark Horse Soccer Complex. The Lady Horses endured the slippery field ...
Ribbon cut at Med First - Clintonnc
Med First Urgent Care & Family Practice of Clinton held a ribbon cutting on April 16. The mission at Med First Urgent Care & Family Practice is to ensure that their patients receive the highest quality of comprehensive healthcare in a sick patient ...
Church Outreach - Clintonnc
The deadline for church briefs is 5 p.m. on Wednesdays. Church briefs can be placed by emailing [email protected]
or leaving a message at 910-644-0447. Briefs run up until the event and do not have to be resubmitted each week. The 275th ...
Things of which we need to be mindful - Clintonnc
Close to the end of Peter’s second epistle, he asks a question. The question is, “…what manner of persons ought ye to be…?” (II Pet. 3:11). There are a number of answers that can be drawn from the text of this last chapter of Second Peter.
Raiders roll past West Bladen 7-0 - Clintonnc
Midway’s baseball team earned their eleventh win on the year and sixth in conference play with a 7-0 shutout of West Bladen. Midway was led by Matt Barefoot’s pitching performance, which went 7 innings and featured the Campbell signee striking out 6 ...
Alley closure approved - Clintonnc
ROSEBORO — At the close of a third public hearing earlier this week, commissioners in Roseboro decided to officially close an alley. The last of three public hearings was held during Tuesday night’s board meeting. The idea of closing the alley was ...
Chemtex grant OK’d - Clintonnc
The county has submitted a $780,000 state grant on behalf of Chemtex that, along with other funds, would assist in the construction of a rail spur extension to serve the incoming industry as well as other future developable properties south of the Turkey ...
Revenue options mulled - Clintonnc
The City of Clinton is already facing a shortfall of nearly a quarter-million dollars in lost revenue for the upcoming budget year, and the City Council is expected to mull options that, coupled with pending legislation, could offset those losses.
Sampson Middle SGA - Clintonnc
The following students were elected to SGA offices at Sampson Middle School earlier this month, back from left: Shyde’ Underwood, president; Zacchaeus Williams, treasurer; Carrington Dirks, vice president; and front, from left: Mark Nurse, secretary; and ...
SCT comedy opens Friday - Clintonnc
After weeks of relentless rehearsals, the cast of “The Prisoner Of 2nd Avenue” and the Sampson Community Theatre is ready to perform another Neil Simon written comedy for our audiences with opening performance on Friday, April 17 at 8 p.m. You are ...
CHS teacher visits England - Clintonnc
Rhonda Davis, a teacher at Clinton High School, received a Simple Gifts grant and used it to travel to England for three weeks during the summer of 2014. She visited points of interest related to early colonization of the United States by England.