Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:18:30 EST 1800 B&E charges leveled A 33-year-old Sampson County man was taken into custody Monday afternoon and charged with three felonies related to the Sept. 11 theft of spools of wire and cable from a Garland-area residence. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:36:12 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, 23 Sep 2014 13:23:10 EST Peterson brings award program to CHS When it comes to battling on the gridiron, Bryan Peterson knows firsthand that hard work pays off. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:10:12 EST Roseboro Rescue, EMS receive grant ROSEBORO — Thanks to the generosity of electric bill customers, Roseboro Rescue and Emergency Medical Services Inc. received a financial boost Monday. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:55:14 EST Community Bulletin Board Gaston Crumpler Family Reunion —will be Sunday, Sept. 28, 11 a.m., at the VFW Building on Veterans Lane. All decedents are encouraged to come. Covered dish. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:15:11 EST Grits for Grands at RES Courtesy photo Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:10:13 EST Sampson sales tax option off table With early voting for November's general election little more than a month away, Sampson voters going to the polls will notice no quarter-cent sales tax option on their ballots. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:01:08 EST Business talk DC-style Everyone has a voice, and members of the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce recently took theirs — and that of their membership — to Washington D.C. with hopes of being heard by state and national leaders. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:31:10 EST Test soil now to avoid new peak-season testing fee In today's economy, consumers are always looking for ways to save money. One of the most practical ways to save money is to have your soil tested. Soil testing is a service provided by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:30:11 EST Traffic stop brings string of felonies A routine traffic stop ended in a string of felony drug charges against a Clinton man after crack cocaine was discovered by Sampson County Sheriff's deputies. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:41:17 EST Clinton man jailed in TV theft A Clinton man was arrested on break-in charges within a couple hours after he allegedly forced his way into a home and attempted to steal two television, according to reports filed Monday at the Clinton Police Department. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:52:20 EST (No heading) Sherry Matthews/Sampson Independent Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:50:20 EST Kilpatrick named Civitas regional business development director Veteran newspaper executive Kent Kilpatrick has been named a regional business development director for Civitas Media, effective Monday, Sept. 15. The announcement was made by Michael Bush, president and CEO of the Davidson, N.C.-based... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:10:26 EST Community Bulletin Board Sampson Soil and Water — The conservation district will have its regular meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 84 County Complex Road. FMI 592-7963 ext. 3. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:55:11 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, 22 Sep 2014 14:54:14 EST Elections officials spreading word on Voter ID While a Voter ID law is not scheduled to take effect in North Carolina until 2016, local Board of Elections officials are already working to spread the word about the law and educate those without proper ID on steps they can take to get in... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:30:09 EST Nabbed in Georgia Jerry Junior “Red” McNeil stepped from an SBI plane at the Clinton-Sampson Airport and squinted in the afternoon sun, glancing left, then right and finally straight ahead, catching sight of a Clinton Police officer photographing his... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:00:17 EST Health fair’s focus - awareness With the number of women facing breast and cervical cancer growing each year, the Sampson County Health Department and North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Program have teamed for the 16th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Rally and Health... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:00:15 EST Community Bulletin Board Garland Senior Center — will host Brenda Brown from Fayetteville Social Security on Monday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m.. The public is welcome, so please join us. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:00:12 EST Glover twins earn Eagle Scout honor Tommy Delton Glover III and Charles Jackson Glover were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts of America, on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:01:16 EST