Lady Horses make us proud on and off the court

When the Clinton High School bus roared into Sampson County Saturday night, a police escort leading the way, on board were a group of exuberant young ...

March 14th, 2017 updated: March 14th, 2017. |  


Johnson has been pivotal for Clinton, schools, students

Clinton City Schools could have made no better selection than Dale Johnson to receive its first-ever Pivotal Dark Horse award, an accolade meant to ho...

March 12th, 2017 updated: March 12th, 2017. |  


Parents needed to improve schools

Parents needed to improve schools

For the past three years or so, I have used this column and space to express a point of view on a variety of topics with my favorite one being the all...

March 11th, 2017 |  


From the publisher:

See story on Page A1Thursday,The Sampson Independent’s managing editor, Chris Berendt, along with the newspaper’s advertising staff —...

March 10th, 2017 updated: March 10th, 2017. |  


Phonathon gift an investment in our futures

There are some events that are just simply too important not to support if you can. Sampson Community College’s annual phonathon is one of them....

March 8th, 2017 |  


It’s a shame to lose Family Christian Stores

We are saddened at the news that downtown Clinton is losing a vital and important business — one that has been a mainstay for nearly two decades...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Storm preparedness has vast benefits

Next week is Severe Weather Preparedness Week, and local school systems and government agencies will use that time to practice drills that help prepar...

March 5th, 2017 updated: March 5th, 2017. |  


Local DOT has done great job opening hurricane-damaged roads

North Carolina Department of Transportation employees in Sampson County should get well-deserved kudos for their diligent work on roads damaged during...

March 5th, 2017 updated: March 5th, 2017. |  


Onus lies with school system, county

County commissioners have an obligation to take care of facility needs for Sampson County and Clinton City schools, as well as Sampson Community Colle...

March 3rd, 2017 updated: March 3rd, 2017. |  


Sampson should take great pride in Starling

Back in the 1990s, on this very page, we touted a young man from Midway High School who had recently been named president of his school’s Future...

March 2nd, 2017 updated: March 2nd, 2017. |