Sampson Independent- RSS Feed Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:57:14 EST 1800 Vital Statistics Building PermitsRaul Llamas, 82 sq. ft., signWilliam Faircloth, 2,128 sq. ft., mobile home setupMiles Jackson, 625 sq. ft., residential addition Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:46:11 EST Ways of treating Glaucoma October is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and I have been writing about the main types of glaucoma and how they can affect our vision. Today I will try to cover the types of treatment available to control the intraocular pressure (IOP) of the eye... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:01:06 EST Lady Horses bow out of playoffs The Clinton volleyball team traveled to Creedmoor for a first round playoff matchup with the Lady Vikings of South Granville. The Lady Vikings, representing the 2A Northern Carolina Conference, took a 23-3 record into the match and defeated the... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:21:11 EST Lady Raiders roll into second round The Midway Lady Raiders edged out Southwest Edgecomb on Saturday in Spivey's Corner in 3 sets. Midway won the matches by scores of 25-16, 25-12, and 25-14. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:09:19 EST Lady Spartans beat Pamlico, advance in playoffs Union took down Pamlico, a 10-2 team in their conference on Saturday in 3 sets to advance to round 2 of the NCHSAA State Playoffs. Union won the sets by scores of 27-25, 25-21, AND 25-23. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:53:15 EST Telephones, theaters in Clinton (Editor's note: The following historic recollections were written by James Reynolds and, this summer, edited by Joel Rose from the Sampson Historical Society.) Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:36:12 EST Gambling with Ebola Dr. Kent Brantly is a gambler. Some of you may recognize the name. He is the U.S. doctor who recently contracted the Ebola virus while serving as a medical missionary in Liberia. You may have seen him on TV when he was released from the hospital in... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:36:10 EST Working for a brighter NC (Editor's note: Beginning today, opinion pieces contributed by local candidates from the Democrat and Republican parties will be provided. Candidates and party chairs were both offered the opportunity to submit oped pieces of their choosing. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:36:10 EST What’s cookin’? Sampson County SchoolsOct. 20Lasagna Cheese Roll up orCheeseburgerCandied YamsGarden Peas Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:00:18 EST Compare, choose Medicare plans Your health needs change from year to year, and the benefits and costs of your health plan may change each year, too. That's why it's important to evaluate your Medicare choices every year. The Annual Election Period is the one time of... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 04:00:13 EST Earth-conscious meets fashion-conscious with TORRAIN handbags TORRAIN was born in 2009 when founder, Nyla Jano visited a night market in Cambodia and was struck by a local woman, Sothea's, innovative use of recycled materials. Sothea purchased discarded materials and then employed local families to wash,... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:30:12 EST Stokes, Wider touted Courtesy photo Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:45:13 EST Lady Leopards advance to round 2 The Lady Devil Pups of Camp LeJeune travelled to Lakewood for the first round of the 1A state volleyball playoffs on Saturday. The Leopards earned a number one seed for the playoffs and were heavily favored in the match. But in the spirit of the... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:46:09 EST Pottery, woodwork part of upcoming UMO show MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive will host the Grubbs and Williams Show in the Teresa Pelt Grubbs Art Gallery from October 18 through Nov. 22, with a reception on Nov. 1, from 2 to 5 p.m.. The joint show will include displays of... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:01:16 EST Birthdays and Anniversaries BirthdaysOct. 19Cynthia SessomsSusan HerringLena MatthewsBarry TaylorWillie Gray WarrenJayla Marie Johnson Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:00:11 EST Outdoor adventure for youth coming soon In a few weeks, Laurel Lake will be filled with children and teenagers learning how to reel in the big catch, and even those not-so big. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:31:25 EST SI kicks off online costume contest Halloween is coming to Clinton a little early this year, with the start of The Sampson Independent's virtual costume contest which began earlier this week. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:31:20 EST Carr named Kiwanian of Year Courtesy photo Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:00:20 EST Raiders fight hard, lose to Bulldogs The Midway Raiders hosted Wallace-Rose Hill Friday night in a game in which they were the decided underdogs. They kept the Bulldogs at arm's length for 3 quarters only to fall 34-14 in the end. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:49:18 EST Hobbton snags win on Homecoming night The Hobbton Wildcats celebrated their Homecoming with a big win over Kestrel Heights with a 47-6 blowout. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:38:05 EST