‘One Smithfield’ eliminates Murphy-Brown name

‘One Smithfield’ eliminates Murphy-Brown name

Murphy-Brown will soon be no more, at least in name.The Warsaw-based company is staying put, but the name is going by the wayside with a transition fi...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Charges pending in deadly U.S. 701 wreck

Charges are pending against a Four Oaks man in a deadly head-on collision Wednesday on U.S. 701, according to N.C. Highway Patrol authorities in Samps...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Sampson County Schools Board reviews bus numbers

Sampson County Schools Board reviews bus numbers

During a work session this week, Sampson County Board of Education members questioned why the county system shoulders the majority of an $3 million-pl...

August 20th, 2015 |  


Horoscopes returning, along with more comics

Horoscopes returning, along with more comics

In an effort to give readers what they have been asking for, The Sampson Independent will be returning horoscopes, an additional word puzzle, more com...

August 20th, 2015 |  


SCS honored for health

SCS honored for health

Sampson County Schools was recognized recently by CommWell Health and received its Community Health Hero Award for promoting health and wellness in th...

August 20th, 2015 |  


Hundreds of sunflowers tilt their head heavenward in this field of brilliant yellows and browns, found in the Roseboro area during a photo outing over...

August 20th, 2015 |  


Chamber honors business

Chamber honors business

The Chamber’s Member of the Week is I-Mark Insurance Group. I–Mark Insurance Group, founded in 1950 with multiple locations in North Carol...

August 20th, 2015 |  


SCC welcomes trustees

SCC welcomes trustees

Sampson Community College welcomes three new trustees and one reappointed trustee to its Board. Mrs. Tammy Cashwell, Assistant Clerk of Court, was pre...

August 20th, 2015 |  


More meth in Sampson

More meth in Sampson

PLAIN VIEW — A new week in Sampson County has brought with it another methamphetamine-related bust, carrying over last week’s theme that s...

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 20th, 2015. |  


Graves Memorial outreach to benefit SRMC, families in time of loss

Graves Memorial outreach to benefit SRMC, families in time of loss

It is not often that a donation is given with the hope it may never be used.Earlier this week, Clayton Dunn, Anne Price, members of Graves Memorial Pr...

August 19th, 2015 |