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 |  


NC 24 widening brings progress with few headaches

There are many reasons to offer kudos to the North Carolina Department of Transportation for its recent work on the NC 24 four-laning project, not the...

March 6th, 2016 |  


Remember to take a picture

Remember to take a picture

It’s probably my favorite picture. It’s a photo of five scraggy looking guys in front of a little fishing boat. The five were my daddy, L....

March 6th, 2016 |  


The uphill battle with drug abuse

Every time we think there is going to be an ebb in the constant flow of meth abuse in Sampson County, yet another tragedy occurs reminding us that the...

March 3rd, 2016 |  


UIS principal applauds staff

Editor:It is with much pride that I am sending this Letter to the Editor, publicly expressing my gratitude and gratefulness for a job well done by the...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Embarking on an internship

Embarking on an internship

Hello fellow citizens of Sampson County! My name is Cheyenne Harbison and I am a fourth year student at the Sampson Early College High School in Clint...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Why did the chicken cross the road?

DONALD TRUMP: We will build a big wall to keep illegal chickens from crossing the road. We will have a door for legal chickens.JOHN KERRY: We will tru...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Helping state’s parks another reason to pass Connect NC

There are a plethora of reasons for Sampson County residents to vote in the March 15 primary, many of which we will address in a series of editorials ...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Addressing issues unique to black students

Addressing issues unique to black students

Having taught high school social studies for 34 years with the Clinton City Schools, this statement that I am about to share with you resonates clearl...

February 28th, 2016 |