Plans for two-day fair in Garland now announced

Plans for two-day fair in Garland now announced

GARLAND — Town officials are now accepting entries for one of the biggest events of the year.The Fourth Annual Garland Community Fair is schedul...

August 25th, 2017 |  


Garland commissioners filling voids

Garland commissioners filling voids

GARLAND — With vacant seats on the town board, several members now have to roll up their sleeves more than they did before.During a recent speci...

August 24th, 2017 |  


Donation made by Firehouse Subs

Donation made by Firehouse Subs

High schools and middle schools throughout Sampson County are now safer because of new life-saving equipment.Sampson County schools recently announced...

August 24th, 2017 |  


Sing celebrating 100 years

Sing celebrating 100 years

W.F. Sessoms had a dream to keep Southern Gospel music alive, and even on his death bed, the Sampson County native asked for an annual tradition to co...

August 24th, 2017 |  


Press issues hamper delivery

Press issues hamper delivery

A press issue has delayed delivery of Thursday’s edition of The Sampson Independent.We are working to deliver to everybody just as soon as possi...

August 24th, 2017 |  


Occupancy tax poised to double

Occupancy tax poised to double

The doubling of a room occupancy tax that would aid tourism efforts locally, a goal of the Sampson County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) for yea...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Church nutrition program continues mission at Mt. Zion

Church nutrition program continues mission at Mt. Zion

MAGNOLIA — The Rev. Jimmy Melvin is making better choices when it comes to his health. One decision he made with his wife, the Rev. Janet Melvin...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Pope earns top honor

Pope earns top honor

Jennifer Pope has dedicated the last two decades committed to educating the leaders of tomorrow. Surrounded by her peers, the L.C. Kerr School princip...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Dental care on the go

Dental care on the go

Students across Sampson County will now have access to dental care provided by KINSHIP, a mobile dental program offered through CommWell Health and Sa...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Ray tapped for governor’s committee

Ray tapped for governor’s committee

When Juandalynn Ray was chosen as the Clinton City Schools Teacher of the Year, and later the Sandhills Region Teacher of the year, she never imagined...

August 22nd, 2017 |