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News in Sampson County, North Carolina
Cashing in on trash -
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 04:25:07 -0800
There is much that conspires against Robeson County, standing between us and economic prosperity, but we are rich by at least one measure — land. Robeson County, with 949 square miles of land, is the largest county in North Carolina, although Sampson County likes to falsely make that boast.
Winning in life -
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 06:10:31 -0800
If John W. “Ned” Sampson had been born in a different decade or to white parents, more people might know about his life, especially his achievements on the basketball court.
Man posing as police officer sought in Sampson County
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:08:53 -0800
Someone pretending to be a police officer tried to pull over a driver in Sampson County.
Sampson, star athlete, ambassador for Lumbee people, dies at age 84 -
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 06:10:09 -0800
PEMBROKE — For Glenn Maynor and his brother Leon, John W. “Ned” Sampson was more than just their teacher and basketball coach — he was a friend who inspired them as young Lumbee Indians to work hard so they could accomplish anything they wanted in life.
Synthetic opiate said to be 5 times stronger than heroin kills Sampson man
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:39:01 -0800
RALEIGH - North Carolina officials say a synthetic drug five times stronger than heroin is being blamed for three deaths last month in Sampson, Person and Transylvania counties.
"China White" heroin makes its way to NC
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:23:41 -0800
A new form of heroin, Aceytl Fentanyl a.k.a "China White", has caused deaths in four states, including North Carolina. The question now is; has it made our way to our area?
3 dead in NC from dangerous new mix of synthetic heroin
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:55:08 -0800
A dangerous mix of synthetic heroin is making its way into North Carolina.3 people died in Sampson, Person and Transylvania counties.
Symposium highlights roots of Craven County
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:46:42 -0800
Youngster Leighton Carter and his father Charlie Carter of Carolina Pines look at antique agriculture artifacts including a early 20th Century mousetrap collected by D.L. White, right, of Dover.
Tornadoes, severe storms rip through central North Carolina
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:47:48 -0800
The National Weather Service in Wilmington confirms two small tornadoes hit parts of Robeson County Friday.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:56:05 -0700
“Iranian embassy seized.” “Court acquittal in McDuffie case spurs riots.” “Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito Dies.” All of these headlines ran in May of 1980, which was the last time Lumberton resident Ethel Bullard was able to read a newspaper, before a sudden and unexplained vision loss.