Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:07:31 EST 1800 Board backs signal push As a mother in the Lakewood District, Alice Butler said plans for a U-turn at the intersection of N.C. Highway 24 and 242 “makes the hair stand up on her arms and gives her chills.” Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:01:53 EST (No heading) During the Juried Arts Show recently sponsored by the Sampson Arts Council, Christopher Reid won Best in Show.During the Juried Arts Show sponsored by the Sampson Arts Council, Paula Fitzpatrick brought home second place. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:21:51 EST Harrells goes Hollywood Harrells Christian Academy's Video Arts class experienced the field trip of lifetime recently when they visited the set location of CBS's TV Show “Under the Dome” in Burgaw, NC. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:06:52 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... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:46:54 EST ‘Mobile’ event off Awareness and early detection through regular screenings is key in surviving a breast cancer diagnosis. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 07:16:52 EST Can physical therapy help diabetes? In the world that we live in, Type II diabetes has become widespread. It is usually associated with weight gain, which further complicates the condition due to insulin imbalances, making it extremely difficult for a diabetic to lose weight. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 07:01:52 EST Fly control for beef cattle My position allows me to work with a variety of producers. All of them have their own philosophy on how to raise cattle. No matter how different these may be they all ask some of the same questions. One of these is, “What is the best thing for... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:46:52 EST DOT closes portion of Tyndall Bridge Road Sampson County motorists who are accustomed to traveling along Tyndall Bridge Road will have to take a different route until the end of October. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:01:55 EST Martin honored at cooperative meeting The wife of Carlton Martin was presented with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine for her late husband at the South River EMC annual meeting on April 23 in Fayetteville. Martin served as a director on the board of South River EMC for 30... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:01:52 EST Southwood turns 20 The staff of Southwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center are all about serving the residents and helping them transition from living at home to a short-term care facility. For the last 20 years, Southwood has been striving to accomplish that... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:01:55 EST Arrest made in tractor theft Expensive farm equipment was able to be returned to its rightful owner following an incident of alleged theft in northern Sampson County. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:01:54 EST Lockamy Tek honored As a business leader and involved citizen in the Sampson and surrounding area, Allstate agent Billy Lockamy and Lockamy Tek Insurance Agency has been designated an Allstate Distinguished Agency for 2014. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:01:53 EST A classic journey Behind the wheel of his 1924 Studebaker, Powell Sigmon took pleasure in roaming through the countryside of eastern North Carolina and observing smiling onlookers. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:01:51 EST Sunday chase ends in arrest A Roseboro man has been charged in connection with a chase that began following a call of shots fired on Peavine Road Sunday night and ended with two suspects fleeing into the woods, one of them later caught. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:31:52 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... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:21:51 EST Crews remove 18 tons of trash City of Clinton crews collected more than 18 tons of trash during another successful Spring Clean Up Week earlier this month. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:46:53 EST (No heading) Kindergarteners in Jeanna St. Pierre Kings class were recognized as Terrific Kids. Pictured are Steven Gutierrez, Honesty Howard, Khamare Hicks, Riley Rich, Zane Galloway, Jaden Carroll, Mylia Hinnant, Jacob Santana, Isaiah Williams, Jaryius Goodman,... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:31:51 EST Kerr seeking book donations The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is launching their Give Five Read Five campaign which helps to address summer learning loss. As part of this campaign, Kerr School educators will be asking parents, business leaders and community... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:16:52 EST Family planning The Sampson County Health Department recognizes the importance of allowing women and their partners to plan their lives, including their family. This planning includes when and how often they choose to have children. To assist them with planning their... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:01:51 EST Celebrating 275 years Nestled deep in the heart of Ivanhoe is a beautiful Greek revival church that has survived war, seen the beginning and end of slavery in America, and was once home to a lively minister that caused a great rift in the congregation. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:31:53 EST