Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:30:13 EST 1800 Wooten, Baggett face off in Dist. 1 (Editor's note: Today's Question and Answer is for the District 1 county commissioner race, with Republican Clark Wooten and Democrat Brent Baggett vying for the seat. Questions were not provided in advance to either... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:36:09 EST Dist. 3 commissioner candidates respond (Editor's note: Today's Question and Answer is for District 3 county commissioner race, with Democrat Willie Bowden and Republican Sue Lee vying for the seat. Questions were not provided in advance to either candidate and were compiled... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:30:14 EST Clinton, others get Powell Bill money The N.C. Department of Transportation will distribute over $300,000 in Powell Bill funds to the eight muncipalities over the next three months. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:30:12 EST CHS show to focus on bullying DeAndre Smith and Catherine Smith believe bullying is wrong, and during this weekend, the Clinton High School students will use their theatrical talents to spread that message. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:01:08 EST More than just Sorghum Kristy D. Carter/Sampson Independent Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:13 EST What is the ACA? Everyone it is that time of year to discuss insurance and the ACA or the Affordable Care Act is now a major tool you can use.Essentially the ACA is the new law that requires all individuals and families to get health coverage. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:31:14 EST Wreck leaves 2 injured, car engulfed A head-on collision on Sunset Avenue Sunday morning left one vehicle in flames and two motorists injured, according to reports filed Monday at the Clinton Police Department. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:24:14 EST Clinton teen arrested in break-in A Clinton teenager has received felony charges in connection with a break-in reported Sunday. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:18:18 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, 20 Oct 2014 14:35:11 EST Vital Statistics Building PermitsRaul Llamas, 82 sq. ft., signWilliam Faircloth, 2,128 sq. ft., mobile home setupMiles Jackson, 625 sq. ft., residential addition Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:46:11 EST Ways of treating Glaucoma October is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and I have been writing about the main types of glaucoma and how they can affect our vision. Today I will try to cover the types of treatment available to control the intraocular pressure (IOP) of the eye... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:01:06 EST Working for a brighter NC (Editor's note: Beginning today, opinion pieces contributed by local candidates from the Democrat and Republican parties will be provided. Candidates and party chairs were both offered the opportunity to submit oped pieces of their choosing. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:36:10 EST What’s cookin’? Sampson County SchoolsOct. 20Lasagna Cheese Roll up orCheeseburgerCandied YamsGarden Peas Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:00:18 EST Compare, choose Medicare plans Your health needs change from year to year, and the benefits and costs of your health plan may change each year, too. That's why it's important to evaluate your Medicare choices every year. The Annual Election Period is the one time of... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 04:00:13 EST Earth-conscious meets fashion-conscious with TORRAIN handbags TORRAIN was born in 2009 when founder, Nyla Jano visited a night market in Cambodia and was struck by a local woman, Sothea's, innovative use of recycled materials. Sothea purchased discarded materials and then employed local families to wash,... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:30:12 EST Stokes, Wider touted Courtesy photo Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:45:13 EST Pottery, woodwork part of upcoming UMO show MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive will host the Grubbs and Williams Show in the Teresa Pelt Grubbs Art Gallery from October 18 through Nov. 22, with a reception on Nov. 1, from 2 to 5 p.m.. The joint show will include displays of... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:01:16 EST Outdoor adventure for youth coming soon In a few weeks, Laurel Lake will be filled with children and teenagers learning how to reel in the big catch, and even those not-so big. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:31:25 EST SI kicks off online costume contest Halloween is coming to Clinton a little early this year, with the start of The Sampson Independent's virtual costume contest which began earlier this week. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:31:20 EST Carr named Kiwanian of Year Courtesy photo Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:00:20 EST