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News in Sampson County, North Carolina

Johnston County landowners get glimpse of natural gas pipeline route
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:03:14 -0700

Dozens of Johnston, Sampson and Wilson county landowners got a first glimpse on Thursday at how a proposed 550-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline may cut through their properties. At a public… Click to Continue »

Mass. academic to head Winston-Salem State
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:23:48 -0700

A North Carolina native and chief academic officer at a small Massachusetts college is taking over as chancellor of Winston-Salem State University.

$5 billion Pipeline Project Expected to Pump Natural Gas to N.C.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:05:16 -0700

A multi-billion dollar underground proposal that would pipe natural gas into North Carolina may soon become a reality. The project could create hundreds of jobs and make a big economic impact on our state, but not everyone's pumped about the pipeline project.

Proposed wood pellet plants to bring jobs to Sampson, Richmond counties
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:26:27 -0700

An energy production company will build two wood pellet plants in North Carolina - one in Sampson County - that will bring more than 160 jobs to the state.

Wilmington Car Accident Lawyer Richard Flexner Comments on Report about School Bus Safety
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:26:07 -0700

The lead attorney at Richard Flexner Law Offices weighs in on a study finding that over 3,000 drivers illegally pass stopped school buses every day in North Carolina. (PRWeb September 22, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/school-bus-fatality/attorneys-nc/prweb12185596.htm

Autopsy: Mentally ill inmate died of thirst at Central Prison
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:46:35 -0700

The 53-year-old inmate was found unresponsive in the back of a van March 12 after being driven from Alexander Correctional Institution to the mental hospital at Central Prison in Raleigh.

NC inmate died of thirst after 35 days in solitary
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 04:57:10 -0700

A North Carolina inmate with mental illness who died of thirst was held in solitary confinement for 35 days and cited twice for flooding his cell, according to prison records.

Meet Miss North Carolina; about to compete for Miss America
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:24:44 -0700

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — UNC-Wilmington student Beth Stovall is representing North Carolina in the Miss America pageant on Sunday. Stovall was crowned Miss North Carolina 2014 back in June. She said her life immediately changed, according to WTVD-TV. “I was so shocked and surprised and extremely humbled, and just so happy and excited, all at once,” […]

COMtech to hold info forum on gas pipeline
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:06:24 -0700

PEMBROKE — Representatives of the companies that will own and operate the proposed 550-mile natural gas line that will end in Robeson County will be in Pembroke on Monday to update public officials and community residents on the project.

Surf City bakery a finalist in American Made Awards
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:16:52 -0700

When it comes to seals of approval on the domestic home front, it’s hard to beat a “thumbs up” from Martha Stewart. A trio of Eastern North Carolina food businesses is vying for just that after surviving round one of the lifestyle diva’s American Made Awards program.