Decreasing Sampson’s infant deaths

Decreasing Sampson’s infant deaths

With one of the highest infant mortality rates in the state, Sampson County health officials are continuing the stress the importance of prenatal care...

December 24th, 2015 |  


Blood donations needed

Blood donations needed

During this holiday season, there is no better gift to give than the gift of life. That’s the word Sampson Regional Medical Center’s Blood...

December 6th, 2015 |  


Giving diabetic support

Giving diabetic support

The Diabetes Education Program at Sampson Regional Medical Center is designed to help the community better understand and manage a disease that affect...

December 3rd, 2015 |  


Spreading awareness

As the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, diabetes affects nearly 30 million Americans yearly. With numbers this high, staff at the ...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Fundraiser set for breast cancer patient Adrienne Carter

Fundraiser set for breast cancer patient Adrienne Carter

At the beginning of the school year, Adrienne Carter was ready to begin the next phase of her life as an English teacher. But shortly after, her life ...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Sampson County native makes annual ride for diabetes

Sampson County native makes annual ride for diabetes

SALEMBURG — As Perry C. Williams pedaled towards Fayetteville, the cyclist made strides in bringing awareness to diabetes, a disease which affec...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Clinton High School students receive lessons from culinary specialist

Clinton High School students receive lessons from culinary specialist

A thousand dollars for an ice cream sundae?During a food class at Clinton High School, the price tag of the dessert from Serendipity 3 in New York rai...

October 31st, 2015 |  


A table just for two

A table just for two

A couple of years ago, Maria Reyes-Sanchez was uncomfortable sitting in desks at Union High School, with a swollen belly.“With people staring at...

October 29th, 2015 |  


Stryker Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology improves surgeries

Stryker Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology improves surgeries

For Ethyl Zabel, there was a time when going to the grocery store and coming back home was a challenge.“It’s amazing when your knees hurt,...

October 28th, 2015 |  


Keeping the faith

Keeping the faith

Editor’s Note: See sponsor page on A8 in today’s edition of The Sampson Independent.For years, Adrienne Carter has captured images of brea...

October 7th, 2015 |