Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:48:02 EST 1800 Mdiway FFA chapter awarded grant http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-news-news_agricultural-news_education/4509563/Mdiway-FFA-chapter-awarded-grant RALEIGH – Midway High School FFA Chapter has been awarded a program improvement grant from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. These funds will be used to purchase a front end loader for the agriculture departments tractor. This... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST UMO ensemble helps HCA celebrate Easter http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-religion-photo_gallery/4509390/UMO-ensemble-helps-HCA-celebrate-Easter The University of Mount Olive Free Spirit ensemble provided a musical ministry Thursday at Harrells Christian Academy for their annual Easter Chapel service in grades K-12. Free Spirit has been sharing the gospel through music and testimony since... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sampson Middle art winners http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews2-news-news_education/4488976/Sampson-Middle-art-winners Courtesy photo Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Clinton Rotary contributes to SCC http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews2-news/4489019/Clinton-Rotary-contributes-to-SCC Courtesy photo Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Barefoot’ enters final weekend http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews4-news/4506179/Barefoot-enters-final-weekend This is the final weekend and your last chance to see “Barefoot in the Park” at the Sampson Community Theatre. Last weekend, the cameo role of a delivery man was played by Clinton Mayor Lew Starling the first night, then by Sheriff Jimmy... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Elections equipment means more county costs http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news/4495963/Elections-equipment-means-more-county-costs The Sampson County Board of Elections will have to spend at least half a million dollars for new equipment in the next four years due to a state mandate. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A good and terrible Friday http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-religion/4500308/A-good-and-terrible-Friday (This is part 7 of an 8-part series on the last days of Jesus by Pastor Gilbert Owens, Kingdom of God Ministries Church, highlighting the key events of Jesus Christ last days leading up to His crucifixion and resurrection. This series based on... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Going beyond prom http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news-news_education/4484497/Going-beyond-prom On prom day this Friday, Lakewood High students are rallying together in service through a variety of activities focusing on the community and benefiting others like premature babies. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jesus prepares for his death http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-religion/4489626/Jesus-prepares-for-his-death Part 6(This series is offered by Pastor Gilbert Owens, Kingdom of God Ministries Church, highlighting the key events of Jesus Christ's last days leading up to His crucifixion and resurrection. This... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Matching grant opportunities available to Chamber members http://clintonnc.com/news/business-localnews1-news/4488925/Matching-grant-opportunities-available-to-Chamber-members The Chamber is excited to offer matching grant ppportunities to the members of the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce for both façade improvements and capital equipment. With the first deadline approaching on May 30th, I encourage you to learn... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Honor roll http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-local_features-news_education/4494828/Honor-roll Salemburg Elementary SchoolThe school recently named students to honor rolls for the third nine weeks grading period. They are: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST DSS challenges, caseloads causing stressed staffers http://clintonnc.com/news/health-home_top-localnews1-news/4495918/DSS-challenges-caseloads-causing-stressed-staffers The Sampson County Department of Social Services continues to experience massive caseloads that would by itself cause a person's head to spin. Glitches in a new statewide system, expected to streamline service delivery, has only compounded those... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Garland leans toward sewer, water repairs http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews3-news/4496489/Garland-leans-toward-sewer-water-repairs GARLAND — The town board voted unanimously Tuesday night to move forward with the Community Development Block Grant application. The CDBG will enable the town to start looking towards potentially fixing some of the water and sewer concerns that... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Town of Garland Chamber’s Member of Week http://clintonnc.com/news/business-news/4488876/Town-of-Garland-Chambers-Member-of-Week Courtesy photo Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Annual S. River meeting introduces new CEO http://clintonnc.com/news/business/4489641/Annual-S.-River-meeting-introduces-new-CEO The South River EMC Annual Meeting of Members is coming up Thursday, April 17 at the Crown Theatre and Arena in Fayetteville. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Crimewatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-news/4496715/Crimewatch Arrests4/16 - Jason Paul Terry, 36, 705 W. Cutchin St., Clinton, failure to appear on no operator's license charge. Bond $1,000; court date not listed. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Kerr’s first-grade Students of the Month http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-localnews1-news_education-photo_gallery/4496286/Kerrs-first-grade-Students-of-the-Month Kerr Elementary recently named its first grade Students of the Month for April, recognizing them for the character trait of courage. Those honored were: Eben Best, Jamiyah Joyner, Zoie Allemore, Jackson Lee, Logan Bass, Aiyanni Hernandez, Judith... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Blackburn crowned Miss Midway Middle http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-local_features-news_education-photo_gallery/4495694/Blackburn-crowned-Miss-Midway-Middle Courtesy photo Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A trap is set for Jesus http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-religion/4489200/A-trap-is-set-for-Jesus (This is part 5 of an 8-part series on the last days of Jesus by Pastor Gilbert Owens. This series highlights the key events of Jesus Christ last days leading up to His crucifixion and resurrection. This series is based on Pastor Gilbert Owens study... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Subway coming soon to Harrells http://clintonnc.com/news/business-home_top-localnews1-localnews3-news/4483156/Subway-coming-soon-to-Harrells Last August, the announcement was made that there would be a Subway opened in Harrells. Last week, the frame for the business started going up. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST