Tweetsie offering big July 4 fireworks display

Tweetsie offering big July 4 fireworks display

BLOWING ROCK — ­ Tweetsie Railroad will host the most spectacular and the most popular Fourth of July celebration in the High Country in ho...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Continuing Education’s rich history at SCC

Continuing Education’s rich history at SCC

2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of Sampson Community College’s presence in our community. Each month, the Sampson Independent is taking you back...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Man-enough to be a Girl Scout!

RALEIGH — Fathers want what is best for their girls, and today’s dads are not only hands-on in helping guide their daughter’s leader...

June 17th, 2017 |  


What is a 2,000-calorie diet?

What is a 2,000-calorie diet?

What does percent daily values based on a 2,000-calorie diet mean?On some newer Nutritional Facts labels, the text may read: The % Daily Value tells y...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Local students on NCSU Dean’s List

The following students earned Dean’s List at NC State University for the Spring 2017 semester.Madison Paige ThompsonAulie Hawes StricklandJerry ...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Celebrating you!

Celebrating you!

BirthdaysJune 18Joan FaisonAmanda SpearmanTeresa WynnJune 19Ruby ChestnuttCarrie FaisonDylan JordanBrittany MontgomeryHattie WilsonJune 20Kenneth Bell...

June 17th, 2017 |  


SHSAA Prince and Princess Ebony crowned

SHSAA Prince and Princess Ebony crowned

The Sampson High School Alumni Association 2017 Prince and Princess Ebony Pageant was held on Saturday, June 10 at First Baptist Church Multipurpose B...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Clinton Garden Club welcomes new members

Clinton Garden Club welcomes new members

The three newest members of the Clinton Garden Club are, pictured from left, Louise Warren, Brenda Edwards, and Sarah Hesketh. .neFileBlock { margin-...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Salemburg student serves as Page

RALEIGH — Savannah Morgan Sasser, a student at Midway High School, recently served as a N.C. Senate Page. She is the daughter of David and Robin...

June 10th, 2017 |  


Wuester among Bridgewater graduates

BRIDGEWATER, Va. — As Bridgewater College’s 368 graduating seniors and their families celebrated on Saturday, May 20, retired four-star Ai...

June 10th, 2017 |