Vying for the title

Vying for the title

The Miss Midway High School Scholarship pageant will be held Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. The theme this year is ‘Thriller....

November 8th, 2017 |  


Crimewatch

(The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol ...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Chamber to honor veterans

Chamber to honor veterans

Happy Thursday Chamber Friends! We have a lot of activities going over these next few weeks and we would love for you to get involved. With Veterans D...

November 8th, 2017 |  


SCC reaches out to industry partners

SCC reaches out to industry partners

The Industrial Systems Technology Advisory Board of Sampson Community College met this week to cover degree program courses and various certificates a...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Alfredo’s gets gift from Main Street Program

Alfredo’s gets gift from Main Street Program

The Clinton Main Street Program Promotion Committee presented Alfredo and Samantha DiPinto with a custom-framed copy of the ‘Our State’ ma...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Businessman, former NFL player McPhail visits Salemburg Elementary

Businessman, former NFL player McPhail visits Salemburg Elementary

SALEMBURG — Jerris McPhail played several years with the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions as a running back. For the Sampson County native, his ...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Costume contest voting begins

Costume contest voting begins

The trick-or-treating is done, Halloween is over, and now it’s time to go online and cast your vote in The Sampson Independent’s Halloween...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Local boards talk jointly about college

Local boards talk jointly about college

There is a lot happening at Sampson Community College, and members of the college Foundation board wanted to bring college trustees and county commiss...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Murphy retains mayoral post

Murphy retains mayoral post

Garland Mayor Winifred Murphy retained her post, and two newcomers won election to the town’s board, in Tuesday’s municipal election, whic...

November 7th, 2017 updated: November 7th, 2017. |  


From the field to the bale

From the field to the bale

Bales of cotton decorate an area field after being harvested. Cotton is one of Sampson County’s foremost crops, with 11,100 acres produced, acco...

November 7th, 2017 |