Sampson Independent- RSS Feed Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:35:09 EST 1800 Shooting kills 1 Clinton Police are searching for those responsible for a weekend shooting that killed one man and injured another. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:01:51 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... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:36:52 EST Vision plans and eye exams Many employers provide a vision plan as one of the healthcare options in their benefit plan. The problem arises when there is an underlying medical problem related to the eyes such as cataracts, glaucoma or other conditions. In many cases the vision... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:01:51 EST Life altered overnight When 16-year-old Dee Jordan and her family finally emerged from the floorboards of their damaged car into the darkness, just a few moments had passed, but what had happened in that time and what they saw altered their lives and the lives of many... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:31:51 EST Getting in sync The goal of one local pharmacy is to help the residents of Sampson County manage their prescriptions, resulting in a healthier lifestyle for the customer. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:01:57 EST Lynching is no laughing matter Every now and the, something happens to remind us that we, as a nation, need to face our history, confronting the difficulties we have to fulfilling America's promise of true equality and justice for all. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:01:55 EST Vital Statistics Marriage LicensesPaul Zettel and Jessica VotelMarcus Williams and Glenda HamiltonDonavon Foley and Taylor FleuryEloy Cruz and Kenia LizardoObinna Ajah and Hephzibah Igwe Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:01:54 EST Boykin prepares for USA Basketball tryout Clinton High School Basketball standout Mikayla Boykin has been invited to participate in trials for the 2015 U16 USA National Team in Colorado Springs, Colorado to be held May 21-25. USA Basketball, the governing body for the sport in the United... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:01:52 EST We’ve been here before It looks like the 2016 presidential race has started. (I know, I know, it's just Spring in 2015.) Various polls are already out proclaiming the frontrunners for their party's nomination. The potential candidates are already spending lots... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:31:51 EST What’s cookin’? Sampson County SchoolsMarch 30Chicken Nuggets orRavioliSweet Potatoes Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:01:52 EST Garden workshop among many activities held at center Greetings to all! Oh what beautiful weather we have been having lately. I love it. All the colors, new growth, the greenery… let us see God's mighty hand of art. What a mighty God we serve that he can change the season, the weather, and... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:31:52 EST Learn how to live healthier at free Wayne Memorial event “Eat, Move, LiveWell” is the topic of a free event March 31 that will include a healthy cooking demonstration by one of Wayne Memorial Hospital's registered dietitians and a panel discussion featuring local physicians and individuals... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:06:51 EST Clinton City awaits state numbers for budget Like other school districts throughout the state, Clinton's school officials are waiting to see what's coming down the pike when it comes to state funding. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:16:52 EST Cooperative Foundation awards over $64,000 in grants$64000-in-grants During the March funding cycle, South River Electric Membership Corporation's foundation, the Community Assistance Corporation, or CAC, awarded $64,900.50 in grants to nonprofit organizations and educational institutions. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:31:53 EST Makin’ the grade Restaurant GradesWeek of March 23, 2015Glenna's — 93Cape Fear BBQ & Chicken — 95.5 Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:31:52 EST Jackson introduces bill to amend indecent exposure law RALEIGH — Earlier this week, Sen. Brent Jackson (R-Sampson) introduced a bill that would amend North Carolina criminal law to make it illegal for an individual to expose himself or herself to someone other than another consenting adult on... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:01:53 EST Clinton native shares tale of Titanic In March, author and journalism professor Julie Hedgepeth Williams shared an amazing story of survival with the students and staff of Harrells Christian Academy recently. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:01:51 EST Clinton tennis sweeps West Bladen Clinton traveled to Dublin Wednesday afternoon to take on West Bladen in a pivotal Four County Conference match. After dropping a disappointing non-conference match to East Duplin on Monday the Dark Horses were looking to rebound against the Knights... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:56:52 EST Sutton takes oath With his family present, William B. Sutton Jr. took the oath of office as District Court Judge for the 4th Judicial District, which covers Sampson, Duplin, Onslow and Jones counties. The oath was administered by Superior Court Judge W. Douglas... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:11:52 EST (No heading) The North Carolina Governor's School selected the following two students for the 2015 Summer N.C. Governor's School experience. Karley Thornton will attend Governor's School West at Salem College in Winston Salem in the area of dance... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:01:51 EST