Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 1 Apr 2015 02:24:06 EST 1800 Easter services to be held this weekend Spring revival will be held at Mingle Hill DOC Church through Friday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker will be Apostle Leroy Hargett Founder and Pastor of Life Changer Community Church, Smithfield. Different choirs will render the... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:46:52 EST Leutz to speak at Dublin’s LuMil Vineyard DUBLIN — Graduates of the University of North Carolina and their guests are welcome on April 16 to hear Dr. James Leutz, a longtime history professor at UNC, speak at LuMil Vineyard Barrell Room in Dublin. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:01:51 EST USDA extends ARC and PLC deadlines WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April 7, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net programs established by the... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:46:51 EST Community Bulletin Board American Legion Auxiliary Unit 319 — meeting 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 2. FMI Helen Faison, 592-6060. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:01:51 EST Trash day moved up Trash day has been moved up this week for city residents who normally get theirs collected on Friday. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:16:51 EST Simple Gifts grants opening doors Margaret Turlington enjoys seeing students expand their learning beyond the classroom. As the coordinator of The Simple Gifts Fund, Turlington is encouraging educators and schools to apply for the Sampson County Love of Learning Grant. The purpose is... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:01:51 EST Miss LHS and her court Kierre Clark, center, was recently crowned Miss Lakewood. She also won the overall Talent Award donated by 2014 Miss LHS, Kelsey Royal. Also pictured is first runner-up and Extra Effort award winner Madelyn James and second runner-up and Miss... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:41:51 EST Eye to the future Major projects on the City of Clinton's horizon include a fourth phase of downtown revitalization, the renovations of both the fire and police stations and facility repairs at both Royal Lane Park and the Bellamy Center. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:31:52 EST Insight into fighting stigma offered As part of a monthly community education series sponsored by Sampson Regional Medical Center and Eastpointe, the public was invited to a free informational session on stigma — which, according to presenters, can lead to needless suffering on an... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:01:54 EST How to keep your bones strong A healthy skeletal system is important for several reasons. Bones have several functions in the body. These include the protection of organs, structural integrity and calcium storage. Bones also serve as anchors for muscles. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:01:52 EST Tips for sowing small seeds Gardening can be made easier by doing some of the work indoors first, especially when dealing with small seeds. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:46:51 EST Shooting kills 1 Clinton Police are searching for those responsible for a weekend shooting that killed one man and injured another. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:01:51 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... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:36:52 EST Vision plans and eye exams Many employers provide a vision plan as one of the healthcare options in their benefit plan. The problem arises when there is an underlying medical problem related to the eyes such as cataracts, glaucoma or other conditions. In many cases the vision... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:01:51 EST Life altered overnight When 16-year-old Dee Jordan and her family finally emerged from the floorboards of their damaged car into the darkness, just a few moments had passed, but what had happened in that time and what they saw altered their lives and the lives of many... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:31:51 EST Getting in sync The goal of one local pharmacy is to help the residents of Sampson County manage their prescriptions, resulting in a healthier lifestyle for the customer. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:01:57 EST Vital Statistics Marriage LicensesPaul Zettel and Jessica VotelMarcus Williams and Glenda HamiltonDonavon Foley and Taylor FleuryEloy Cruz and Kenia LizardoObinna Ajah and Hephzibah Igwe Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:01:54 EST What’s cookin’? Sampson County SchoolsMarch 30Chicken Nuggets orRavioliSweet Potatoes Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:01:52 EST Garden workshop among many activities held at center Greetings to all! Oh what beautiful weather we have been having lately. I love it. All the colors, new growth, the greenery… let us see God's mighty hand of art. What a mighty God we serve that he can change the season, the weather, and... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:31:52 EST Learn how to live healthier at free Wayne Memorial event “Eat, Move, LiveWell” is the topic of a free event March 31 that will include a healthy cooking demonstration by one of Wayne Memorial Hospital's registered dietitians and a panel discussion featuring local physicians and individuals... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:06:51 EST