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. |  


Extension hosting Mediterranean health courses

Extension hosting Mediterranean health courses

The Sampson County Center for Cooperative Extension is hosting a six-week series that promotes healthy decisions through a Mediterranean diet.The Med ...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Teen honored as Harrells FD Member of Year

Teen honored as Harrells FD Member of Year

William “Brady” Roberts enjoys making a difference in his community as a member of the Harrells Volunteer Fire Department.For his work wit...

January 18th, 2018 |  


‘Beauty and the Beast’ cast prepare for opening

‘Beauty and the Beast’ cast prepare for opening

The casts of “Beauty and the Beast” will soon end rehearsals and begin their performances before our audiences in one short week.Opening n...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Duplin students recognized

Duplin students recognized

The Duplin Rotary Students of the Month were recognized by Dr. Austin Obasohan, superintendent. Students recognized were Taylor Thompson, Will Hatcher...

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 |  


Winter weather cuts path toward Sampson again

All local schools were already closed and equipment was at the ready Wednesday as a winter storm made its way toward central North Carolina, with Samp...

January 17th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 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 |