Clinton City Schools and Sampson County Schools held orientations and open houses at various sites in the area. The events allowed children and their parents to meet teachers and administrators.
Who will be The Sampson Independent's Community Partner for the next 12 months? That decision is up to voters, who have a chance now to select from the four non-profit agencies vying for an opportunity at $2,500 in free advertising and...
Even before the sun is fully up Monday morning, 161 bright yellow school buses will be on Sampson County roadways, stopping and starting as their doors swing open to allow some 8,000 bright-eyed Clinton City and Sampson County students to climb...
The Sampson County Board of Education recently received a budget with some numbers in red. District officials are facing a budget reduction of more than 6 percent or more than $700,000 for the upcoming school year. Superintendent Dr. Eric Bracy said...
An event in Harrells this Saturday will have free food, live entertainment and a host of other activities — all with the aim of spreading God's love by promoting unity regardless of race, ethnicity and background.
The Sampson County Board of Education is asking school officials to take a second look at how the county's park and recreation department use their facilities.
Due to legislative decisions, Sampson County parents may have to pay a little more if they want their children to receive driving lessons from the school system.
GARLAND – The town's Board of Commissioners gave the OK Monday to begin a search for a public works director to handle water and sewer duties.
On the first day of school, principal Linda Carr is looking forward to watching fathers grasp the hands of their children as they enter Union Elementary School.
GARLAND – With school openings just around the corner now, members of the local NC STEP group want to give children a fresh start.
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For Extension Agent Amanda Bradshaw and other 4-H leaders, it was a great summer.
HARRELLS — Inside Harrells Christian Academy, Paula Matthis removed the purple and yellow letters from a hallway message board.
GARLAND – Town officials are looking forward to improving the town's gravity sewer lines and manholes, with the assistance of a $1.56 million grant leaders were notified they received just last week.
While growing up in Clinton, Gwendolyn Faison attended a school that educated students with shabby books.
With their large pointed ears, upturned snouts and bushy tails, foxes are startling some residents in town.
TURKEY – Nutrition Site Manger Virginia Royal is excited about her upcoming effort to fight kidney disease.
One of two vendors embroiled in a drawn-out contract dispute for Sampson County's Medicaid transportation services last year has bowed out, officially requesting termination of its contract.
In a few weeks, local youth will show off some of their best heifers, steers and lambs during a long-time Sampson event that teaches as much about responsibility and building relationships as it does about the animals themselves.
The Sampson Arts Council is now accepting applications for the North Carolina Arts Council's Grassroots Arts Program subgrants through Sept. 23.
Roseboro needs a helipad, and the town's Fire Department is coming to the rescue.
While looking over grants for Clinton City Schools, Nacole Hayes pressed keys on a calculator and scrutinized a spreadsheet program on her computer.
Cindy Cottle and others in the Sampson County Tax Office have been working 12-hour days this week, and she hopes that Thursday's might be the last for a while.
WAYCROSS — Megan Merritt smiled as she rubbed Nasa's head with care.
TURKEY — As chickens made clucking noises on her farm, Sharon Funderburk tilted her head back and noticed a bird soaring through the sky.