Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS Sun, 3 May 2015 16:26:04 EST 1800 Students sign up http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education-schools/153251610/Students-sign-up For National College Signing Day, Essence Blackwell wore a Campbell University T-shirt to let everyone know about her next journey in education. Sun, 3 May 2015 13:26:51 EST (No heading) http://clintonnc.com/news/community-news-localnews1-localnews2-news/153207440/ L.C. Kerr recently named the kindergarten Students of the Month for April. Pictured are Mavens Jean Giles, Zioanna Gonzales, Julianna Robinson, Tyler Hall, Shamar Sutton, DaVeon Weathers, Osvaldo Ramirez, Jennifer Ruiz, Jessenia Cordell, Daiyona... Sun, 3 May 2015 07:01:51 EST What’s cookin’? http://clintonnc.com/news/news_education/153163025/Whats-cookin Clinton City SchoolsMay 6Beef a Roni w/ RollCorn DogGreen BeansSteamed CarrotsBaked Apples Sun, 3 May 2015 05:01:52 EST Vital Statistics http://clintonnc.com/news/publicrecords/153251021/Vital-Statistics Building PermitsSunrise Properties, 1050 sq. ft., mobile home setupLeon Warren, 440 sq. ft., residential additionBlair Straghn, 1152 sq. ft., residential addition Sun, 3 May 2015 05:01:52 EST MMS celebrates Community Service Day http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education-schools/153254445/MMS-celebrates-Community-Service-Day Looking up in the sky, Midway Middle School students pointed at a shiny blue helicopter making it ways towards the baseball field. As the propellers began to slow down, the students peeked through the gate, waiting for permission to see it up... Sun, 3 May 2015 03:11:51 EST Ready for pickin’ http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/153227271/Ready-for-pickin Mother Nature has a way of wreaking havoc on local crops. Despite a cold and wet winter, local strawberries, as well as berries across the eastern region of the state, are ripe and ready for picking. Sat, 2 May 2015 23:21:51 EST Carlton celebrates 108th birthday http://clintonnc.com/news/birthdays-birthdays-home_top-news-photo_gallery/153181702/Carlton-celebrates-108th-birthday Annie B. Carlton celebrated her 108th birthday on March 27, 2015 surrounded by friends. Sat, 2 May 2015 22:01:51 EST (No heading) http://clintonnc.com/news/community-news-localnews1-localnews2-news_education/153206944/ The following kindergarten students were named L.C. Kerr Students of the Month for May. Pictured are Anna Kate Anderson, Josh Purvis, Dylan Nelson, Victoria Galloway, Karson Bradsher, Jaedon Hidalgo, Acxan Lopez, Mariely Acosta Salgado, Camello Bell,... Sat, 2 May 2015 21:01:52 EST Makin’ the grade http://clintonnc.com/news/health-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-WK_Food/153249434/Makin-the-grade Restaurant GradesWeek of April 27, 2015Parkside Sports Grille — 95Salem Pizza — 94.5 Sat, 2 May 2015 11:46:52 EST Health fair offers teens information http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/153247760/Health-fair-offers-teens-information The number of teen pregnancies are on the rise and local agencies are looking for ways to keep those numbers from increasing, while instilling a healthy lifestyle in the lives of the teenagers around them. Sat, 2 May 2015 10:16:51 EST Student’s soad rrom Nicaragua to Chapel Hill runs through SCC http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education/153260302/Students-soad-rrom-Nicaragua-to-Chapel-Hill-runs-through-SCC Marvin Jarquin's educational journey has stretched almost 2,000 miles and he's just getting started. Sat, 2 May 2015 07:31:51 EST SCC hosts meeting of NC State and Sampson ag leaders http://clintonnc.com/news/business-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_agricultural-news_education-news_education/153260386/SCC-hosts-meeting-of-NC-State-and-Sampson-ag-leaders Sampson Community College hosted Dr. Sam Pardue, the Associate Dean & Director, Academic Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University and a number of Sampson County Agriculture leaders on April 28th to... Sat, 2 May 2015 07:01:52 EST Is current child custody system biased? http://clintonnc.com/news/community-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-politics/153261169/Is-current-child-custody-system-biased Thank you to everyone who took the time to respond to last week's question concerning driver education. I am glad to see that so many people care about that issue and are willing to share their opinion. The majority of you agreed that the state... Sat, 2 May 2015 06:01:51 EST Registration deadline for Kids Walk approaching http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/153230914/Registration-deadline-for-Kids-Walk-approaching Kids can make a difference when it comes to raising money for cancer research. Fri, 1 May 2015 13:41:52 EST Ribbon Cutting at Royal Gifts http://clintonnc.com/news/local-news-localnews1-localnews2-news/153250921/Ribbon-Cutting-at-Royal-Gifts The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce enjoyed a ribbon-cutting celebration on Thursday, April 30, with a new business name to Clinton, Royal Gifts & Fine China, located at 209 East Main St. in downtown Clinton. Previously known as Shabby Lane... Fri, 1 May 2015 13:01:52 EST RSMS students ready for statewide book challenge http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education-schools/153208602/RSMS-students-ready-for-statewide-book-challenge ROSEBORO — A group of students at Roseboro-Salemburg Middle School are working to become the top book battlers in the state. Fri, 1 May 2015 07:01:51 EST God loves me http://clintonnc.com/news/faithandfamily-lifestyle-religion/153211135/God-loves-me “Let your power fallWhen your name is calledProve the doubters wrongYou're still mighty and strongSo fight this battle for meAnd help my unbelief Fri, 1 May 2015 06:31:52 EST Now is the time for revival, renewal http://clintonnc.com/news/faithandfamily-lifestyle-religion/153160860/Now-is-the-time-for-revival-renewal Do you believe we are in a race against time? Do you stew in stress? Do you sometimes feel you are running on empty with the fuel light flashing and little time to fill you up? Do you hunger for uninterrupted time to come closer to the Lord and loved... Fri, 1 May 2015 05:46:51 EST (No heading) http://clintonnc.com/news/community-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-photo_gallery/153208384/ Chip Pollock, eighth-grade Social Studies teacher at Hobbton Middle School, assigned the “Counties of N.C.” project to his classes in an effort to further comprehension about the state in which they live. Students were required to contact... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:01:52 EST Macon named Administrator of the Year http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-local_features-news-news_education-news_education-schools/153203375/Macon-named-Administrator-of-the-Year Col. Tommy Macon was honored for his work within the Sampson County Schools District, but he also shares the credit with those around him. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:01:52 EST