SI delivery begins again

SI delivery begins again

The Sampson Independent will finally arrived at subscribers’ doorsteps and at newspaper stands mid-day Tuesday, a combination of a full Sunday p...

October 8th, 2016 updated: October 10th, 2016. |  


Matthew concerns prompt bevy of cancellations

Matthew concerns prompt bevy of cancellations

As Hurricane Matthew strengthens and heads for the East Coast, the heavy winds and rains expected in Sampson County have led towns to urge emergency p...

October 6th, 2016 updated: October 6th, 2016. |  


Celebrating Community Day

Celebrating Community Day

A Dunn clown greets a small parade-goer during Community Day in Garland on Saturday. The parade kicked off a day of festivities in the southern Sampso...

October 3rd, 2016 |  


‘Tarnished’ to premiere

‘Tarnished’ to premiere

A movie filmed in Sampson County last year will return, fully edited, to the place it first started Sunday, Sept. 25, when Tarnished Notes producers p...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


Local movie gets LA distributor

Local movie gets LA distributor

A movie filmed in Sampson County and based on an actual murder that occurred here in 1984 has found its first home with a Los Angeles-based distributo...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Lion King cast roars into production

Lion King cast roars into production

You are going to smile and feel good when you watch the cast of kids in “Lion King. Jr.” as they sing at the top of their voices and dance...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Naylor uses platform to promote ag

Naylor uses platform to promote ag

Jocelyn Naylor holds farming in high esteem and has made it her goal to engage young children about the importance of agriculture, not only in this co...

June 10th, 2016 |  


Victim, officers ID’d

Victim, officers ID’d

The names of all those involved in the fatal Sunday morning shooting in a fast food parking lot have been released, even as investigations continue by...

May 30th, 2016 updated: May 30th, 2016. |  


AA5 season kicks off Thursday

AA5 season kicks off Thursday

An annual summer concert series in Clinton will come alive on Thursday.Alive After Five, entering its sixth year, will kick off with Black and Blue Ex...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Rallying around Brown

Rallying around Brown

John and Jackie Brown have dedicated their lives to helping others. Now, a grateful community is returning the favor.“People have been so nice t...

May 15th, 2016 updated: May 15th, 2016. |