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  • Breanne Marie Jones, 10, with father Jonathan Lewis Jones, who is being sought as part of an Amber Alert issued for Breanne.
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    Amber Alert issued for Sampson girl, 10

    An active search is underway for a 10-year-old Sampson County girl who was reportedly taken from Department of Social Services’ kinship placement by her father. An Amber Alert went out for the juvenile on Tuesday with the father listed as a key suspect.

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  • In downtown Newton Grove, parent William Phipps and Hobbton High Principal Michael Warren prepare to attach a banner to a pole. The project was a way to honor students from the Hobbton High School Class of 2020.
                                 File photo|Sampson Independent
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    The year that was: 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic plagued 2020 and caused much heartache for Sampsonians, but it did not stop the resiliency of community members as a whole. There were ups and downs along the way, as people coped in unprecedented times wrought with uncertainty, division, loss, but ultimately optimism for light at the end of the tunnel.

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    Sampson’s virus case rate 5th highest in NC

    A new state report released this week revealed Sampson County is now one of 86 counties in the red, indicating critical community spread of COVID-19. Sampson, which has tallied more than 1,000 new cases of the virus already in 2021, has the fifth-highest 14-day case rate in North Carolina, according to the report tracking each of the state’s 100 counties.

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  • During a Tuesday work session, the Sampson County Schools Board of Education votes. Pictured, from left, are: Vice-Chair Sandra Carroll, Kim Schmidlin and Daryll Warren. While social distancing, board members took off their masks briefly to clearly communicate with their colleagues.
                                 Chase Jordan | Sampson Independent
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    Midway High easing back in

    Sampson County Schools leaders are continuing to monitor COVID-19 developments with hopes to get more students in classrooms. One of the changes is coming soon to Midway High School.

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