Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:57:01 EST 1800 Pastoral Anniversaries, Revivals and Homecomings celebrations held at area churches http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150224824/Pastoral-Anniversaries-Revivals-and-Homecomings-celebrations-held-at-area-churches Prayer Meeting and Bible study is held every Wednesday at 11 a.m. and every Friday at 7 a.m. at Point Level Disciples of Christ Church, Clinton. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:13 EST UHS looking to build soccer field http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education/150241725/UHS-looking-to-build-soccer-field Spartan football players and their opponents battle on the Union High School gridiron, but soccer players using the same turf is becoming a problem. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:45:16 EST Tickets available now for Duplin HOF http://clintonnc.com/news/history-localnews1-news/150246261/Tickets-available-now-for-Duplin-HOF Ticket sales have begun for the 19th Annual Duplin County Hall of Fame banquet. The banquet will be held on Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Country Squire Restaurant in Kenansville at 6:30 pm. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:31:11 EST Peak-season soil fee period announced for 2014-15 http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news_agricultural/150197400/Peak-season-soil-fee-period-announced-for-2014-15 Growers and home gardeners or landscapers are reminded to send in their soil samples to the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' Agronomic Services Lab by Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. to avoid upcoming peak-season fees. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:00:20 EST Roseboro to hold fall clean-up week http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews3-news/150191585/Roseboro-to-hold-fall-clean-up-week Roseboro residents need to start cleaning out their attics and garages and cleaning up their yards in preparation for the town's Clean Sweep which will take place next week, allowing residents to rid themselves of waste. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:00:18 EST Detectives rescue local paramedic, friend http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/150246116/Detectives-rescue-local-paramedic-friend On Monday afternoon, Sampson County Sheriff detectives Jason Riley and Lee Brown rushed to a cornfield on Old Mintz Highway. The life of their friend and colleague was in danger. While working on a farm near Garland, Sampson County paramedic Kyle... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:01:14 EST Roseboro board approves refinancing town’s largest debt items http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews3-news/150242821/Roseboro-board-approves-refinancing-towns-largest-debt-items ROSEBORO — When Roseboro town commissioner Cary Holland originally presented his plan to save the town money, and in the process hopefully bring the tax rate down, other commissioners were expecting to save about $300,000, but Holland now has a... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:00:15 EST Deputy charged in wreck http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/150246605/Deputy-charged-in-wreck A Sampson County Sheriff's deputy received a traffic citation following an Oct. 9 accident on Honrine Road. No one was injured in the accident, but property damage to the vehicles was reported. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:30:11 EST (No heading) http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/150246401/ (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, 21 Oct 2014 13:16:12 EST (No heading) http://clintonnc.com/news/business-localnews1-localnews2-news/150246013/ Courtesy photo Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:01:19 EST (No heading) http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-localnews3-local_features-news-news_education/150246131/ Gina Strickland/HCA Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:01:17 EST Wooten, Baggett face off in Dist. 1 http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews3-news-politics/150226176/Wooten-Baggett-face-off-in-Dist.-1 (Editor's note: Today's Question and Answer is for the District 1 county commissioner race, with Republican Clark Wooten and Democrat Brent Baggett vying for the seat. Questions were not provided in advance to either... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:36:09 EST Dist. 3 commissioner candidates respond http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-localnews2-news-politics/150143317/Dist.-3-commissioner-candidates-respond (Editor's note: Today's Question and Answer is for District 3 county commissioner race, with Democrat Willie Bowden and Republican Sue Lee vying for the seat. Questions were not provided in advance to either candidate and were compiled... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:30:14 EST Clinton, others get Powell Bill money http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/150123646/Clinton-others-get-Powell-Bill-money The N.C. Department of Transportation will distribute over $300,000 in Powell Bill funds to the eight muncipalities over the next three months. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:30:12 EST CHS show to focus on bullying http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education/150225561/CHS-show-to-focus-on-bullying DeAndre Smith and Catherine Smith believe bullying is wrong, and during this weekend, the Clinton High School students will use their theatrical talents to spread that message. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:01:08 EST More than just Sorghum http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews3-local_features-news-photo_gallery/150227004/More-than-just-Sorghum Kristy D. Carter/Sampson Independent Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:13 EST What is the ACA? http://clintonnc.com/news/business-localnews1-news/150222773/What-is-the-ACA Everyone it is that time of year to discuss insurance and the ACA or the Affordable Care Act is now a major tool you can use.Essentially the ACA is the new law that requires all individuals and families to get health coverage. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:31:14 EST Wreck leaves 2 injured, car engulfed http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews2-news/150231261/Wreck-leaves-2-injured-car-engulfed A head-on collision on Sunset Avenue Sunday morning left one vehicle in flames and two motorists injured, according to reports filed Monday at the Clinton Police Department. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:24:14 EST Clinton teen arrested in break-in http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/150227309/Clinton-teen-arrested-in-break-in A Clinton teenager has received felony charges in connection with a break-in reported Sunday. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:18:18 EST CrimeWatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-localnews1-news/150227432/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, 20 Oct 2014 14:35:11 EST