Sampson Independent- RSS Feed Fri, 29 May 2015 07:26:56 EST 1800 Search in southern Sampson continues GARLAND — A massive manhunt for a missing Garland man officially entered into Day 3 Thursday afternoon, with an extensive search and rescue mission proving unsuccessful to this point. Fri, 29 May 2015 07:01:51 EST It is our vision that resides in us Have you ever been in an 'existing' only state of being? This state of being is when you're merely existing in life and not living. Thu, 28 May 2015 19:31:51 EST SCS receives energy reward Sampson County Schools was recognized for their energy saving behavior during a Wednesday board of education meeting. Thu, 28 May 2015 19:26:51 EST (No heading) Midway Elementary students of the month for May were Raelyn Wilson, Cesar Ivan Chavez Pligeo, Jymiar Hall, Nathaniel King, Esteban Morales-Olmos, Ella Clark, Madison Sinclair, Miah Gonzalez, Kayden Gomez, Kaitlyn Stephenson, Luke Norris, Alondra... Thu, 28 May 2015 18:31:55 EST (No heading) Mary Johnson received the Paderewski Gold Medal from the National Guild of Piano Teachers. Her 10 years of participation at the national and international level met all requirements. Johnson was also runner-up in the solo division at the state finals... Thu, 28 May 2015 18:31:54 EST We must pass from death to life As a usual thing, we consider that one passes from life to death. The writer of Hebrews said, “it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment” (Heb. 9:27). Recall all the examples in the genealogies of Genesis chapter... Thu, 28 May 2015 18:31:52 EST Community Bulletin Board Sampson County 4-H Summer Workshops — are now being advertised and appointments being made for registration for these exciting programs. We have experiences for all age ranges: Cloverbud (ages 5-8), Junior (ages... Thu, 28 May 2015 18:31:51 EST Church Outreach The deadline for church briefs is 5 p.m. on Wednesdays. Place church briefs by emailing or calling the office at 910-592-8137. Briefs run up until the event and do not have to be resubmitted each... Thu, 28 May 2015 17:31:53 EST A business adventure For nearly 20 years, Frank Owens has been serving Sampson County in the furniture business. As the owner of Showroom Furniture just on the outskirts of town, Owens recently opened a second store in a building that has been a staple of Sampson County... Thu, 28 May 2015 17:01:51 EST Dalmatians cast continues to look for youngsters The cast of “101 Dalmatians”still needs several 3-5 year old youngsters that will play a very small part at the conclusion of the show where they will be needed as small puppies at the Dalmatian Plantation. If you have a child three to... Thu, 28 May 2015 16:46:53 EST Scripture can cure troubles of the heart Do you have heart trouble? Entering a new season causes heartfelt issues to rise up inside as we continue to journey through sunshine and sorrow. Heart disease is widespread; yet, a troubled heart can hit us at any age and cause trouble in ways we... Thu, 28 May 2015 16:31:53 EST Kiwanis honors local students The bicycle aisles at Wal-Mart were filled with the smiling faces of children Wednesday evening, many clinging to the handlebars of their new bikes, the wheels a award for being “Terrific Kids.” Thu, 28 May 2015 15:26:52 EST Bracing for impact In observance of North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Week this week and the start of hurricane season just days away, Sampson County emergency officials are urging everyone to make prepare for the worst. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:16:51 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 report.)Arrests Thu, 28 May 2015 10:36:51 EST Midway takes game one in Eastern Final The Midway Raiders took game one of the three game series against South Granville High School in the NCHSAA 2A State Playoffs' Eastern Championship on Wednesday night by defeating the visiting Viking team, 6-5. Thu, 28 May 2015 08:16:51 EST $3M in scholarships$3M-in-scholarships With school winding down, Skyler Ray spent a portion of her Wednesday morning reviewing paperwork for scholarships. Thu, 28 May 2015 07:36:52 EST Strong partnerships pay big dividends Local officials are touting this week's announcement of a major industry locating to Sampson, saying it will not only fill a void left by the departure of another, but also bring increased tax base, jobs and production to the county — all... Thu, 28 May 2015 07:01:51 EST It’s hot outside! Are your medications safe? This time of the year is always fun and busy! Beach weekends here, ball games there, and everything else in between. It is easy to live life in the fast lane and never think about how safe your medications might be in this weather. Although your... Thu, 28 May 2015 06:31:51 EST (No heading) Midway Elementary Students of the Month for April were Julio Mondragon Reyes, Chase Daniels, Noah Faircloth, Peyton Lucas, Alyssa Byrd, Raegan Thornton, Jamisan Sanders, Cheyenne Capps, Cassie Hayes, Julian Newman, Jaydn Stox, Everett Jackson, Ryan... Wed, 27 May 2015 18:31:54 EST Local piano students conclude busy season Memorial Day weekend may find many traveling on the road, but music continues here in Clinton. Wed, 27 May 2015 18:31:52 EST