Sampson Independent- RSS Feed Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:55:48 EST 1800 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... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:32:09 EST Fun at the Salemburg parade Ghosts, goblins, princesses and superheroes invaded downtown Salemburg for the annual Fall Festival Parade. Students from Salemburg Elementary wore their favorite costumes for the event. Along with the children, Lakewood High School's... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:41:04 EST Mystery Skype at UIS On Thursday, Oct. 23, Wendy Smith's homeroom participated in a Mystery Skype session with a middle school class from Carlisle, Pa. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:05:30 EST Myers awarded honorary degree In a surprise graduation ceremony, Dr. Robert Daniel Isbelle presented the Rev. Donald Carroll Myers with an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Florida Beacon College and Seminary. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:00:14 EST How does your garden grow? When properly grown and utilized, herbs can offer a wide range of uses, from the aromatic to the aesthetic, promoting health, beautification and medicinal purposes — it is an art the Sampson County Master Gardeners are seeking to pass... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:30:14 EST Heating bill help comes with changes this year While the application period for Sampson County's Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) still a month away, there are a couple changes this year to the program that offers help in paying heating bills. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:15:12 EST Spartans beat East Columbus, advance in state playoffs Union's soccer team traveled to East Columbus Wednesday night and brought a 6-1 win back to Sampson County to advance to round two of the NCHSAA State Playoffs.Union dominated East Columbus at their place, 6-1. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:07:10 EST Chamber hosting 2nd annual Hispanic academy The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce is honored to partner with the Small Business Center at Sampson Community College for a variety of seminars throughout each year. Seminars such as Social Media Marketing, Investing Local, Tax Updates,... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:01:11 EST Community Bulletin Board Kyle Cashwell Benefit —Mini tractor pull and bake sale benefit, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. at Kyle's Farm in Harrells. Kyle is a Sampson County paramedic, father of three and devoted husband, who was severely injured in a farming... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:01:10 EST Union Middle dominates Hobbton Middle The Spartans of Union Middle dominated the Hobbton Middle Wildcats Wednesday taking home a 36-8 win. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:56:07 EST Dark Horses pitch first round shut-out Clinton's soccer team hosted the Wildcats from Bunn High School in the first round of the NCHSAA 2A State Soccer Playoffs on Wednesday evening. It took a little time for the Dark Horses to settle down and figure out the Wildcats defense but they... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:49:06 EST Wildcats move on to round two of soccer playoffs The Hobbton Wildcat soccer team took it the Gates County Wednesday night in the first round of the state soccer playoffs. The final was 6-1, Hobbton. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:43:10 EST Raiders fall to Dixon to end season The Midway Raiders soccer team hosted the Dixon Bulldogs from Onslow County in the first round of the State Playoffs Wednesday. Midway entered the game as the 16 seed in the east, while Dixon was seeded 17th. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:37:08 EST Leopards win first playoff game in school history Lakewood's soccer team traveled to Camden High School, over a four hour ride, for their opening round playoff game against the higher seeded Camden team. The Leopards pulled off the upset, making the long ride home seem shorter. Lakewood pitched... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:30:12 EST Mitchell honored by LabCorp Priscilla Mitchell was honored Aug. 28 with a surprise retirement party given by her co-workers. Mitchell has worked for Laboratory Corporation of America for 29 years. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:31:04 EST Clinton’s Reagan receives Extra Effort Award Clinton High School three-sport athlete Grace Reagan was honored on Wednesday afternoon when Tom Suiter and Jay Jennings from WRAL Sports visited the school to present the television station's Extra Effort Award to the student... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:15 EST Subs revamped eyed Clinton City Schools is working to make changes in the way substitutes are called to fill in for teachers. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:01:13 EST Dillman to retire in 2015 After close to 30 years as an educator and educational administrator with Clinton City and Sampson County schools, Nancy Dillman will say goodbye in February. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:16:12 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 report.)Arrests Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:55:16 EST City sees successful cleanup, starts leaf season Another successful Fall Clean Up Week and Household Hazardous Waste Day now behind them, the City of Clinton Public Works and Utilities Department's work is far from finished with leaf collection now in full swing. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:46:16 EST