Crime

Clinton woman arrested on drug charges

By Chase Jordan cjordan@civitasmedia.com Pennington https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Robin-Denise-Pennington.jpgPennington Deputies of the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Clinton woman on charges related to illegal drugs. Denise R. Pennington, 43, of 2650 Turkey Highway, Clinton was charged with […]

Community

Graduation rate rises

Scores show progress across Clinton City Schools By Chase Jordan cjordan@civitasmedia.com Duckworth https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Duckworth.jpgDuckworth Blount https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Dr.-Blount-s-Head-Shot-2.jpgBlount Clinton City School recently released preliminary test scores, which included an increase in the graduation rate. According to the data, […]

Community

Ready to help teachers

By Chase Jordan cjordan@civitasmedia.com Kelly Batts, beginning teachers coordinator and instructional coach for Sampson Middle School, is looking forward to working with local teachers. https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Batts_1.jpgKelly Batts, beginning teachers coordinator and instructional coach for Sampson Middle […]

Local

R’boro rating improves

By Chris Berendt cberendt@civitasmedia.com Lt. Brandon Bullard, safety officer for the Roseboro Volunteer Fire Department, runs a checks on some equipment at the station during an inspection last year. (Chris Berendt/Sampson Independent) https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_FD-budget-1.jpgLt. Brandon Bullard, […]

Health

SCC tobacco-free come fall

By Chris Berendt cberendt@civitasmedia.com Hutchins https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Paul-Hutchins-mug.jpgHutchins There are still a number of steps to be worked out before a no-tobacco policy goes into effect at Sampson Community College, which is expected to be for the […]

Community

Board mulls dress code

By Chase Jordan cjordan@civitasmedia.com Kim Schmidlin, board member for Sampson County Schools discuss the dress code policy. https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Board-lobby1.jpgKim Schmidlin, board member for Sampson County Schools discuss the dress code policy. At the end of the […]

Crime

Dunn man arrested for burglary

By Chase Jordan cjordan@civitasmedia.com Barefoot https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_image1.jpgBarefoot A Dunn man was arrested on multiple charges related to larceny after being wanted by the North Carolina Department of Corrections. According to Sampson County Sheriff’s reports, William D. […]

Community

Garland leaders talk recreation

By Chase Jordan cjordan@civitasmedia.com The Garland Board of Commissioners discuss town maters during a previous meeting. (Chase Jordan / Sampson Independent) https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Garland-Board.jpgThe Garland Board of Commissioners discuss town maters during a previous meeting. (Chase Jordan […]