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    Dozen new virus cases in Sampson; state testing peaks

    Tests for COVID-19 across North Carolina surpassed the one million mark over the weekend, as cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in the state, the latter hitting a new high. While numbers have increased along many metrics, deaths have leveled off in recent weeks, according to statistics through the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS).

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  • Finance Officer Stephen Britt speaks to board members about the upcoming budget plans.
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    SCS awaiting state funding

    The Sampson County Schools Board of Education approved interim budget plans with a continuing resolution for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year as the districts waits for official total from North Carolina’s lawmakers.

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  • Employees from Den Underground, a subcontractor for Lambert Construction, work with Star Communications to install fiber and improve broadband technology in Garland.
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    Garland projects underway

    GARLAND — Residents are noticing several construction crews around town digging holes into the ground and making progress for the town’s infrastructure.

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  • The Sampson County Schools Board of Education named Dr. Stewart Hobbs Jr. as interim superintendent, effective July 1.
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    Hobbs named interim leader

    The Sampson County Schools Board of Education selected Dr. Stewart Hobbs Jr. to return as the interim superintendent following the departure of Dr. Eric Bracy.

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  • Longtime band leader Ed Taylor spends time with his former student Geoffrey Tart, the director of the Hobbton High School.
                                 File Photo|Sampson Independent
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    Ed Taylor’s resounding impact

    For more than 30 years, Edward Winfield “Ed” Taylor touched the lives of many students as a band director at Clinton High School while showing them anything is possible.

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