Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:26:30 EST 1800 Wastewater spill reported A wastewater spill into an unnamed tributary has been reported. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:36:51 EST ‘Prisoner’ cast beginning to gel There are only three weeks remaining before “The Prisoner Of 2nd Avenue” opens April 17 at 8 p.m. on the big stage of the Sampson Community Theatre. This comedy by playwright Neil Simon is being directed by Tom Wilbur with the assistance... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:01:52 EST Community Bulletin Board Faye Prosser, WRAL Smart Shopper — will be leading a money-saving workshop in Clinton on Saturday, March 28, noon until 3 p.m. The workshop will be located at Rowan Baptist Church on Rowan Road. There is a charge for the... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:46:51 EST RSMS prays for peace in schools ROSEBORO — With the lighting of each candle, a groups of local students paid homage to victims of violence such as the 1999 Columbine High School Massacre and the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:26:51 EST WRAL weatherman to visit SMS Seventh grade students at Sampson Middle School will have a special guest March 31.WRAL meteorologist Nate Johnson will speak to the seventh graders at 1 p.m. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:56:52 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... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:26:53 EST Clinton BOE combines monthly meetings into 1 In an effort to make meetings more efficient, the Clinton City Board of Education voted Wednesday to combine the board's work session and regular meeting into one evening, therefore saving the members and the system's employees time. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:46:51 EST CHS teacher appointed to NC advisory committee Kristen Smith is looking forward to making education better for students and teachers throughout North Carolina. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:46:51 EST Sampson FSA: Foreign persons must report land holdings The executive director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Sampson County, S. Kettrell Strickland, reminds foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required to... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:01:51 EST Adult Leadership group visits Raleigh A few weeks ago our Junior Leadership participants visited Raleigh as they explored State Government. This past Tuesday, the Adult Leadership group also ventured to our state's Capitol. The group started the day with a self-guided tour around... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:46:52 EST Lions assist veterans The Clinton Lions Club makes a contribution in support of the Veteran's Emergency Relief Fund. The fund help veterans when they have emergencies and cannot take care of themselves whether it be a hot meal, a hot shower, a warm and safe place to... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:01:53 EST Four County linemen’s quick response saves member’s home Four County EMC linemen, Jay Willoughby, Randy Anderson, Gregg Mobley and Brett Noble, just happened to be at the right place, at the right time on the afternoon of March 17. These men came to the aid of Barbara Matthews at 178 Corinth Church Road in... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:01:51 EST Rallying for Agriculture Through his humorous and touching stories of growing up on a Midwestern farm, Max Armstrong connected with agricultural supporters while stressing the importance of a profession which feeds billions of people. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:01:54 EST Council gets glimpse into future A comprehensive document that has been through 20 meetings and a year and a half worth of effort outlines countless ways in which Clinton can blaze a trail for continued growth and progress over the next two decades. The plan is expected to be... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:51:51 EST Roseboro names interim clerk ROSEBORO — Two weeks after Nancy West gave her official two-week notice to commissioners, the board held a special meeting Tuesday afternoon to name an interim town clerk. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:31:52 EST CHS ranks high in Science Olympiad Clinton High School earned third place during the Regional Science Olympiad at Lenoir Community College. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:21:51 EST Midway tech students compete in rally In early March, technology students from Midway High School went to their regional rally at Lenoir Community College. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:11:51 EST Royal new Miss SMS Hannah Royal was recently crowned the 2015 Miss Sampson Middle School. Other award recipients are, from left: Sanaa Dychess - Congeniality Award; Abigail Whitfield - Sponsorship Award; Maura Westbrook - 2nd Runner Up; Savannah Puryear - 1st Runner Up... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:01:51 EST Center ‘chipping’ for children The Sampson County Child Advocacy Center will be “Chipping for Children” as part of its first-ever fundraiser toward funding needs for the county's new safe haven for abused children. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:31:51 EST Bennett supports school, students ROSEBORO — Betty Bennett has several maintenance duties at Roseboro-Salemburg Middle School, but helping students is what she enjoys the most. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:31:51 EST