County revaluation underway

County revaluation underway

A group of appraisers are currently scouring Sampson County and examining properties as part of the 2019 revaluation, during which property values are...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Investing in the community

Investing in the community

There is still a little time left to donate to the United Way of Sampson County and help the local organization reach its goal of $175,000.According t...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Weather may hinder delivery

Inclement weather that expected across Sampson County Wednesday night could slow delivery of Thursday’s Sampson Independent. Although the paper ...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Crews work to clear routes in north end

Crews work to clear routes in north end

Efforts to clear roadways were focused at the northern and western ends of Sampson County, the hardest hit by the latest winter storm, which merely du...

January 18th, 2018 updated: January 18th, 2018. |  


Sticking to the plan

Sticking to the plan

Just 18 days into a new year, many Sampson County residents may already be finding themselves breaking their new year resolutions, and with that in mi...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Sampson County continues push for national certified teaches

Sampson County continues push for national certified teaches

North Carolina continues to take the top spot for having National Board Certified Teachers. Each year, educators from Sampson County Schools go throug...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Turkey continues efforts to fix blight; hearing set

Turkey continues efforts to fix blight; hearing set

TURKEY — Blight issues continue to concern residents, but town leaders are making efforts through enforcement.During a Tuesday meeting, commissi...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Arson charge leveled in fire at mobile home

Arson charge leveled in fire at mobile home

A Dunn woman has been charged with allegedly setting fire to a mobile home in Plain View earlier this month, according to Sampson County Sheriff’...

January 17th, 2018 |  


A journey through technology

A journey through technology

Sitting inside the comfort of a Sampson Middle School classroom, students Elias Faison, Carter Brewen and Kristina Parker traveled more than 4,000 mil...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Hospital restricts visitation

Hospital restricts visitation

Due to increased influenza activity reported throughout North Carolina and in the local area, Sampson Regional Medical Center has imposed visitation r...

January 17th, 2018 |