Sampson Independent- RSS Feed Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:40:33 EST 1800 February busy at Senior Center Greetings to all! I hope all is good in this fast-paced new year because, as we know, time waits for no man and we have to keep moving on. The words by C.S. Lewis are so true. This year, or this month, or more likely this very day, we might have... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:01:51 EST Lady Horses hang on for win at Midway Clinton 's Lady Dark Horses visited Midway Friday night in a Four County Conference basketball game. The rivals played a close game before a huge Spivey's Corner crowd. Clinton went home with a 53-50 win. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:31:51 EST Raiders take down Dark Horses again The Clinton Dark Horses traveled to Midway Friday night with every intention of avenging their loss of January 6. The Spivey's Corner venue hosted an overflow crowd for a game involving 2 of the top teams in the Four County Conference. In a hard... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:26:52 EST (No heading) Spartan Country was taken over by Bulldogs on the basketball court Friday night. The varsity boys of Union and Wallace faced off in a conference game, and despite their efforts, Union couldn't put up the points to defend their home territory. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:11:51 EST Lady Spartans fall to Wallace The Lady Spartans hosted Wallace-Rose Hill in a conference game Friday night. The two teams were evenly matched throughout the night, but the Bulldogs overcame the Spartans in the fourth quarter, resulting in a Wallace victory, 57-42. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:06:51 EST Rosewood uses hot start to drop Leopards Rosewood used hot shooting in the opening minutes of their game at Lakewood on Friday night to open an early 20-4 lead, a margin that was too large for the Leopards to overcome. Lakewood didn't quit and fought back to within four points on one... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:01:52 EST Mercer’s 38 points lead Rosewood past Lady Leopards The Lakewood Lady Leopards hosted the Eagles from Rosewood on Friday night with hopes of sweeping the Lady Eagles and taking command of the conference standings. The contest was close for three quarters before the visiting Lady Eagles were able to... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:56:51 EST UMO sets Glitz date MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive (UMO) is preparing for its annual Winter Glitz event, which will take place in the Lois K. Murphy Regional Center on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:46:51 EST Support offered to caregivers With more than one-third of caregivers continuing to provide care to others, while experiencing needs of their own, the Sampson County Department of Aging Family Caregiver Support Program, as well as Liberty Home Care and Hospice, partnered to offer... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:31:51 EST L.C. Kerr ready for Math Night Teachers at L.C. Kerr School are gearing up to provide parents a better understanding of how math and Common Core is being taught in the classroom. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:01:51 EST HCA honored by Yow Foundation During halftime of their game Friday night against Fayetteville Christian Academy, Harrells Christian Academy was honored by the Kay Yow Foundation. HCA raised more money for the foundation than any other school in North Carolina, and has raised over... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:56:51 EST Harrells rolls past Fayetteville Christian Academy Quate McKinzie scored 17 points as Harrells Christian Academy easily defeated Fayetteville Christian Academy 74-49. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:36:51 EST ‘Harvey’ coming Feb. 13-14 to UMO MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive (UMO) drama club, La Belle Epoque, is sponsoring a theatrical production of Harvey on Feb. 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall, located at 207 Wooten St. in Mount... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:01:51 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... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:36:51 EST DiPinto: Grant award testament to downtown Alfredo DiPinto's restaurant expansion is receiving an assist through a state grant award, but he credits the many already vested in downtown Clinton with giving him the courage to move forward with his own vision and sizable... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:31:51 EST Church Outreach Church briefs can be placed by emailing or leaving a message at 910-644-0447. Briefs run up until the event and do not have to be resubmitted each week. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 06:01:51 EST Rising up, trusting God How can we RISE UP when difficult circumstances come like recurring tides of encroachment? Reading writings from God's word and Oswald Chambers give comfort on this dark, cold January morning. I ask God for the right words to share with readers... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:31:53 EST Joab — A man after man’s own heart Most are familiar with the phrase, “a man after God's own heart”. This is said of David by Paul in his sermon in the synagogue in Antioch (Acts 13:22). When king Saul had disobeyed God, he had been told, “But now thy kingdom... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:31:51 EST You are a priest If you have confessed Jesus as Lord and believe in your heart, that God has raised Jesus from the dead, then you are a Priest of the Most High God and Jesus Christ serves as your High Priest. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:46:51 EST (No heading) Next Friday at 8 p.m. a musical comedy that has never been performed at the Sampson Community Theatre will make the first of six appearances on the big stage. Chuck Moore will be Gomez Addams while Logan Tart has the role of Morticia Addams. Their... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:31:51 EST