Community helps make movie possible

Community helps make movie possible

This is going to be a bittersweet week for me as 18 days of shooting wraps and the bevy of activity that culminates into the making of a movie comes t...

October 28th, 2015 |  


Giving ex-offenders a chance

Giving ex-offenders a chance

Recently, more and more Americans, from the President to members of Congress and state lawmakers, have been weighing in on the matter of reforming our...

October 25th, 2015 |  


They may have their flaws, but …

They may have their flaws, but …

They may have their flaws, but …“I know being a successful neurosurgeon doesn’t qualify you to be President, but …”̶...

October 25th, 2015 |  


Choosing to give to United Way

Sampson County citizens are known for their giving spirit. It’s a fact we often repeat, but we don’t believe it can be said enough. Whethe...

October 23rd, 2015 |  


Be mindfulof school bussafety laws

A distracted motorist is a dangerous motorist, and in today’s busy, high-tech world there are dozens of ways for those behind the wheel of a veh...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Get ready forthe SI’s onlinecostume contest

Tis the season for a contest, a ghoulish, fun contest that The Sampson Independent has been offering for several years now, and one that has become a ...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Be an active partof electoral process

In just under a week, registered voters in Sampson will have an opportunity to make all-important decisions in municipal races across the county, with...

October 18th, 2015 |  


How long will it last?

How long will it last?

(Note: This column was originally scheduled for last Sunday but was delayed due to technical issues. But maybe it can be helpful to someone today.)How...

October 18th, 2015 updated: October 18th, 2015. |  


High school volleyball: Fair or foul?

High school volleyball: Fair or foul?

Although I now only attend volleyball matches as a reporter and photographer, I have more than a passing interest in the sport. I coached it for many ...

October 16th, 2015 |  


Looking for Beulah light

My grandmother was never much inclined to leave the comfort of her Carolina home for any length of time. When she did make it was only for a “da...

October 16th, 2015 |