Restoring opportunity and hope

Restoring opportunity and hope

Some 48 years ago, during the early Spring of my senior year at Clinton High School, just weeks before my high school graduation, I was anxiously awai...

April 10th, 2016 |  


Fitness Renaissance continues to impact kids

Fitness Renaissance remains one of the most unique local community initiatives we have ever seen, and it’s one that’s proven success can b...

April 3rd, 2016 |  


Cashwell a real-life hero

Kyle Cashwell is an amazing man.We’ve known it for a long time now, as we’ve watched the one-time EMS first responder fight his way back f...

April 3rd, 2016 |  


Do we show love or place stones?

“And behold, there was a great earthquake: the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled away the stone from the door and sat...

March 27th, 2016 |  


Judge Garland deserves consideration

Judge Garland deserves consideration

While taking high school civics, students learn that the U.S. Supreme Court consists of eight associate justices and a chief justice. They also learn ...

March 26th, 2016 |  


United we can stand against terrorism

Senseless tragedies seem to beget more senseless tragedies these days, leaving us both sad and angry, perhaps even a little afraid.What happened at th...

March 24th, 2016 |  


Phonathon’s success benefits many

Raising money is no easy task even in a tremendously giving community like Sampson. Yet year after year the Sampson Community College Foundation’...

March 24th, 2016 |  


Helping Hands event a fine tribute

It is amazing what the people of Sampson County accomplish when asked to step up to the plate and help others. We keep saying it because we keep seein...

March 10th, 2016 |  


Nancy Reagan earned her place in history

Class beats out style every time. It’s perhaps one of the reasons Nancy Reagan quieted a room when she walked in it. Always elegant, Mrs. Reagan...

March 8th, 2016 |  


From the publisher:

Just over a week ago, two of The Sampson Independent’s journalists, Chase Jordan and Kristy Carter, along with the newspaper’s advertising...

March 7th, 2016 |