Ex-employee files complaint

Ex-employee files complaint

GARLAND — A former public works employee plans to take legal action against the town and its mayor for an incident involving dogs that allegedly...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Local teacher shares story of reunion

Local teacher shares story of reunion

Sampson Middle School social studies teacher Kenan Lanier has always had an interest in history, and most especially World War II. Lanier recently tal...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


SI’s costume contest begins

SI’s costume contest begins

Whether you are planning to dress as a goblin or ghoul, The Sampson Independent has the perfect idea for this Halloween.Just in time for the beginning...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Fundraiser for Chairiti set for Friday

Fundraiser for Chairiti set for Friday

Earlier this year, Chairiti Rayner became a teenager, but still has many developmental disabilities and other medical ailments that have kept her from...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Blessing the Animals

Blessing the Animals

Kathleen Smithson held Lacy in her arms as she approached the Rev. Daniel Cenci, who placed his hand over the dog’s hairy head.Through CenciR...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Cultivating ag at Midway

Cultivating ag at Midway

After several years of having a successful agricultural program at Midway Middle School, the school’s officials are looking forward to providing...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Sorghum festival returns

Sorghum festival returns

Hurricane Matthew put a halt to the annual Old School Sorghum Festival last year, when flood waters left John and Annie Matthew stranded and without p...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Clinton man charged in murder, under $1.5M bond

Clinton man charged in murder, under $1.5M bond

A Clinton man who police say was showing a gun off when it discharged Tuesday, is now facing a second degree murder charge in the fatal shooting of an...

October 18th, 2017 updated: October 18th, 2017. |  


College receives $1 million grant

College receives $1 million grant

Sampson Community College has been awarded more than $1 million in grant funding to assist with the construction of a welding and metal fabrication bu...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Clinton man, 63, suffers fatal gunshot wound

Clinton man, 63, suffers fatal gunshot wound

Clinton Police are investigating a “suspicious” shooting of a man, killed Tuesday afternoon after a day of drinking and fishing with his f...

October 17th, 2017 |