Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:00:25 EST 1800 Schools remember youngsters Tears welled in the eyes of students at Union Intermediate School after hearing about the passing of their fourth-grade classmate. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:57:14 EST 3 face meth charges Three area residents re facing meth-related charges following their arrest over the Labor Day weekend. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:01:12 EST McIntrye receives Order of Long Leaf Pine LUMBERTON — In recognition of his long-time devotion and service to the people of North Carolina, U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre has been inducted into the state's prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Announcement of his induction... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:46:16 EST (No heading) Sampson County Sheriff's investigators are seeking information regarding a Labor Day shooting that injured a 25-year-old man. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:14:14 EST Crimewatch (The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff's Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol via the Sheriff's Office daily jail... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:46:11 EST Local Deltas visit General Assembly Early this summer, members of the Clinton Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. attended the annual event of the legislative sessions of the N.C. General Assembly.The meetings were held in June. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:11:14 EST Schulte receives promotion at Fork Union Military Academy FORK UNION, Va. — Andrey Schulte, the son of Windy and David Schulte of Clinton, has been selected to serve as Company Commander within E Company of the upper school's Corps of Cadets and is promoted to the rank of Captain. Schulte is a... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:31:12 EST Rescued horses may soon be forfeited, adopted out Sampson law enforcement, citizens and numerous donors have ensured that dozens of horses receive proper care following their rescue from “disgusting” conditions two months ago in an animal cruelty case that now has pending civil and... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:00:11 EST It’s time for a fall garden! Now is a great time to get our fall garden going. But, what can you plant in a fall garden? Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:31:13 EST Fire erupts at auto parts store Although an investigation is continuing into the Saturday night fire at Advantage Auto Parts, 210 Southeast Blvd. in Clinton, authorities don't believe foul play is involved. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:10:06 EST A community mourns Residents of Garland continue to mourn the loss of six lives taken during an early morning fire that tore through a single wide mobile home on Gibbs Road Saturday, leaving death and destruction in its wake. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:02:12 EST How does their garden grow? A group of children at L.C. Kerr Elementary School had fun getting their hands dirty as they removed leaves and dug through dirt last week during the first full week back in the classroom, or in the case just outside of it. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 07:01:10 EST Barbecue and eye care Football season is fast upon us. Fall BBQ parties will fill the air with the aromatic scents of good old fashioned BBQ. Fire + man + meat = delicious eating or burnt offerings depending on your level of expertise. Tailgate parties will be in full... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:45:11 EST A foundation to serve As a youth, Mike Jones enjoyed raising the Stars and Strips at Salemburg Elementary School in the mornings. His principal Roger White showed Jones and other students how to do it around the flagpole. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:15:06 EST Enviva expects construction permits within month Wood pellet manufacturer Enviva expects to get the proper permits to move forward with construction of its Sampson biofuels plant within the next month. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:01:16 EST Vital Statistics Building PermitsKenneth Sessoms, 840 sq. ft., mobile home setupWilliamson Construction, 1,277 sq. ft., new single family dwellingTimothy Westbrook, 288 sq. ft., residential addition Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:01:15 EST (No heading) Members of Roseboro High School held their 65th class reunion Aug. 23, 2014 at Lakewood Seafood in Roseboro. After a period of reminiscing, each member in attendance stood and gave a brief 'happening' of the past 65 years. Pictured are,... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:00:14 EST What’s cookin’? Reminder: No School Monday, Sept. 1Sampson County SchoolsSept. 2Grilled Chick Fillet Sandwich orPork Chop SandwichCarrot Sticks w/Dip Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:00:13 EST Bladen Peanut Festival Sept. 20 It's salty, plain, roasted, green and boiled. It's always the star of the show, better known as Bladen County's finest peanuts. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:00:12 EST SCC, Meth Task Force ice cream social upcoming Ice cream will be just a part of a social event aimed at welcoming back Sampson Community College students while offering awareness of substance abuse and the local resources available to those who need them. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:30:12 EST