Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:24:13 EST 1800 Crimewatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-local-news-localnews1-news/152123335/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 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:06:51 EST Murder suspect sought http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/152128072/Murder-suspect-sought Police have issued a murder warrant for a 20-year-old Clinton man, charging him with the January shooting death of a Springwood Apartments resident. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:01:51 EST UMO exceeds and extends capital campaign http://clintonnc.com/news/local-news/152122503/UMO-exceeds-and-extends-capital-campaign MOUNT OLIVE — In a recent news release, the University of Mount Olive announced that it has exceeded its initial capital campaign goal. It also detailed an extension of the campaign to address two areas of critical need. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:01:52 EST Physical activity guidelines and you http://clintonnc.com/news/local_features-WK_Food/152037433/Physical-activity-guidelines-and-you The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provide science-based guidance to encourage Americans to improve health through appropriate physical activity. Exercise is often described by intensity, or how hard a person works to do the activity. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:01:52 EST City school board examines test scores http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education-schools/152094451/City-school-board-examines-test-scores The Clinton City Schools Board of Education recently reviewed fall testing scores showing drops in biology, English and an increase in math. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:26:51 EST Independent wins 3 N.C. Press awards http://clintonnc.com/news/community-news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/152092072/Independent-wins-3-N.C.-Press-awards The Sampson Independent took home three awards in the annual North Carolina Press Association's News, Editorial and Photojournalism contest recognizing excellence in journalism. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:41:51 EST Award-winning author to visit Sampson County http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/152098548/Award-winning-author-to-visit-Sampson-County The Sampson County Arts Council and The Sampson Community College Small Business Center is inviting award-winning Author Annette Dunlap to Sampson County. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:16:53 EST Crimewatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-localnews1-news/152092418/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, 27 Feb 2015 14:11:51 EST New Elections board faces same issues http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/152057086/New-Elections-board-faces-same-issues Another new-look Sampson County Board of Elections will have some of the same issues to contend with in 2015-16, including a state mandate for update equipment, more scheduled elections on the horizon and a strapped staff that along with the Veterans... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:26:51 EST CCS make up day Saturday http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-localnews1-localnews2-news-news_education-news_education-schools/152068638/CCS-make-up-day-Saturday In the wake of inclement weather that struck Sampson County earlier in the week, Clinton City Schools students have lost a day of instructional time. Students are slated to make up that day Saturday. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:01:54 EST Pay option outlined http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/152072230/Pay-option-outlined County manager Ed Causey agrees with a recent pay study of county employees — they are underpaid and deserve a raise. During the closing of a three-day work session, Sampson County Commissioners heard from Causey Thursday afternoon and heard his... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:01:52 EST Cashwell fundraiser set for Saturday http://clintonnc.com/news/business-community-news-local-news-localnews1-localnews3-news/152057211/Cashwell-fundraiser-set-for-Saturday A barbecue fundraiser for one of Sampson's finest is on tap for this Saturday, and organizers are hoping people will flock to Garland for an event aimed to assist a family worthy of such an outpouring. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:31:52 EST Two arrested in local break-ins http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news/152068246/Two-arrested-in-local-break-ins Two Sampson County men were arrested in connection with separate break-in investigations Wednesday, including one man charged with 10 felonies and another detained by a local firefighter whose vehicle was allegedly being broken into, according to... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:01:51 EST (No heading) http://clintonnc.com/news/news/152068849/ Despite inclement weather this week and school being in session Saturday, the 57th Annual Clinton Kiwanis Pancake and Sausage Feast will go on as planned. Service times are Friday, Feb. 27 from 5-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 28 from 6:30-9:30 a.m. The... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:21:51 EST Crimewatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter/152057755/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, 26 Feb 2015 10:36:51 EST More bad weather expected, locals prepare http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/152046343/More-bad-weather-expected-locals-prepare By Chase Jordancjordan@civitasmedia.comWith another threat of winter weather approaching, local officials are preparing for the elements to make Sampson County a safer place for residents. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:46:52 EST Chamber honors its own http://clintonnc.com/news/business-community-news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/152044956/Chamber-honors-its-own By Chris Berendtcberendt@civitasmedia.com Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:31:51 EST School merger broached http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-schools/152045003/School-merger-broached By Chris Berendtcberendt@civitasmedia.com Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:01:53 EST CHS leaders examines change to val, sal selection http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-news-news_education-news_education-schools/152048574/CHS-leaders-examines-change-to-val-sal-selection Clinton High School officials are looking at revisiting the valedictorian and salutatorian process at graduation time. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:36:52 EST Hobbton Elementary announces honor students http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education/152016050/Hobbton-Elementary-announces-honor-students Hobbton Elementary School recently released its honors lists for the second nine-weeks grading period.Those honored were: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:01:51 EST