Protecting aquatic ecosystems topic shared at garden meeting The Just-A-Mere Garden Club met on Tuesday, May 7 at the home of Mrs. Martha Turner, 330 Union Grove Church Road, Dunn. President Bonnie Jackson welcomed everyone along with new members, Mrs. Joy Hall and Mrs. Katherine Gilmore.
Mrs. Betty Lee gave devotion from Psalm: 98:4 which emphasizes that God made everything that we enjoy from the singing of the birds to our salvation.
Mr. Gary Pierce, local horticulture extension agent in Harnett ...
Learning the ‘social graces’ Courtesy photo
On Saturday, April 13, members of the Delta Gems, a program sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority for young people, was given a lesson on social graces by Soror Hazel Colwell and a lesson on social media by Soror Katrina Boykin. They learned a lot about table etiquette and the proper use of cell phones and computers.
A birthday gift Rosemary Hunter wanted to do something special for her 66th birthday, something that would be her gift to others.
Armed with that desire, the Sampson Regional pediatric nurse, along with a few of her close friends, headed downtown Clinton to Bill’s Beauty Shop where Hunter offered up 12 inches of her black and gray tresses, a sacrifice so cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy would have an opportunity at wigs designed just for them.
Reflections Students in Sampson Community College’s second level photography class, Shutterbugs 2, focused their attention on honing skills they’d learned in Digital Dos and Don’ts, while at the same time learning more advanced techniques, including capturing reflections and shadows.
Under the tutelage of instructor Gloria Edwards, students had the opportunity to take numerous field trips, where they were allowed to turn their cameras on the world’s be...
Older Americans Month 2013 Unleash the Power of Age! Every year since 1963, May has been the month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions and achievements. It is a proud tradition that shows our nation’s commitment to honor the value that elders continue to contribute to our communities. This year’s Older Americans Month theme—“Unleash the Power of Age!”—emphasizes the important role of older adults. This May, communities across the nati...
Kim Reid Contributing columnistThe Sampson Independent
Flurry of activities going on at Senior Center I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful weather God has graced us with!! The rain may get some people down, but I know that it only nourishes the plants and cleans the air. Got to love it all! There is a purpose for everything and we should be thankful.
The center has really been getting busy with so many activities lately. I guess everyone has “spring fever”— the desire to get out and do.
Tai Chi and Rumba classes started Tuesday with...
Marie Faircloth Center directorThe Sampson Independent
What’s cookin’ Clinton City Schools Monday, May 13
Nachos with scoops
Tuesday, May 14
Chick fillet on bun
Wednesday, May 15
Cheeseburger on bun
Hot dog with chili
Dill pickle strips
Thursday, May 16
Hamburger steak and rice
Turkey & cheese wrap
At the Movies The Great Gatsby: Rated PG-13
Showtimes: Monday through Friday, 6:15 and 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 12:45, 3:30, 6:15 and 9 p.m.
Tyler Perry’s Peeples: Rated PG-13
Showtimes: Monday through Thursday, 7 and 9 p.m.; Friday, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2, 4:15, 7 and 9:15 p.m.
Iron Man 3: Rated PG-13
Showtimes: Monday through Friday, 6:30 and 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.
Scary Movie V: Rat...
Birthdays and anniversaries Birthdays May 12
Annie Elliott Norris
Christopher E. Williams
Honor roll — Lakewood High School Listed below are the Lakewood High students who made one of the school’s honor rolls for the sixth nine weeks grading period.
10 th grade – Eugene McFadden
12 th – Denzel Monroe
9th Grade – Carlos Alonso-Valenzuela, Marisa Combs, Brianna Gibson, Carla Hicks, Catherine Jackson, Aleah Parker, Spencer Ray, Marcus Walton.
10th Grade – Marc Lopez, Eugene McFadden, Jessica Mintz, Coleman Si...
Honor roll — Union High Listed below are Union High students who made one of the school’s honor lists for the fifth six weeks grading period.
9th Grade: Isabel Rodriguez
9th Grade: Yasmin Aguilar, Daisy Almonte, Jessica Copeland, Asia Henry, MaKayla McNeil, Maria Subias-Gonzalez, Patricia Valdes-Gonzalez
10th Grade: Lynsey King, Lauren Preddy, Claire Riley, Michala Robinson, Amy Rodriguez
11th Grade: Nathali Agu...
Jackson crowned Courtesy photo
Katie Jackson was crowned ‘Overall Majestic N.C. Pickle Princess’ Saturday, April 20 in Mt. Olive. She also won the Best Dress, Best Model, Most Beautiful and Talent awards. Katie is the 17-year-old daughter of Jerry and Linda Jackson and is a junior at Clinton High School.
Carr receives Arrow of Light Award Courtesy photo
Pack 70 Webelo II, James Edward Carr Jr. receives the Arrow of Light Award during the troop’s Blue and Gold Banquet April 30. The Arrow of Light Award is the highest award in Cub Scouting and is the only badge that can be worn on the Boy Scout uniform. James is the son of Ed and Linda Jewell Carr of Clinton. Pictured are Den leader Kenneth Best, James Carr with his parents Ed and Linda and his sister Jewell Carr during the ce...
Lee celebrates 99th birthday Annie Lou Lee of Newton Grove celebrated her 99th birthday April 25 with a few family members and an early dinner at Meadow Restaurant, followed by cake and ice cream at her home. Mrs. Lee has numerous nieces and nephews in the Clinton, Newton Grove and Salemburg areas.
Birthdays/Anniversaries Birthdays May 5
Norma Grey Lee