Showing latest news headlines from the Sampson Independent newspaper
Sheriff’s Office warns of scam - Clintonnc
Sampson sheriff’s officials are urging people to think before acting when it comes to receiving unexpected checks in the mail, noting that if it seems to good to be true, it usually is. Lt. Marcus Smith said the warning comes on the heels of a ...
City school board approves selection plan for teacher contracts - Clintonnc
After months of gathering information, seeking legal advice, and running draft processes by a cabinet and the system’s Teacher Advisory Council, superintendent Stuart Blount and assistant superintendent Nancy Dillman presented the Clinton City ...
Early College students hone skills to take them into 21st century - Clintonnc
Financial responsibility was also a feature of the “21st Century Day.” Sylvia Hales and Julie Blackman with the State Employees Credit Union in Clinton held sessions to teach students the importance of budgeting and building good credit ...
Star gives to United Way - Clintonnc
Lyman Horne, executive vice president and general manager of Star Communications, presents Janet Sargent and Dempsey Craig of United Way of Sampson County with a check in the amount of $2,000 for the 2013 campaign. Star Communications is a long ...
It’s going to be worth it - Clintonnc
Luke 18:28-29 says, “Then Peter said ‘Lo, we have left all, and followed thee.’ Then Jesus says, ‘Verily I say unto you, there is no man that hath left house, or parents or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God’s sake ...
The divisive spirit in the church - Clintonnc
We have black and white Holiness churches. We have black and white Seventh Day Adventist ... The Apostle Paul addressed this issue by first dealing with Christians who have an allegiance to a particular pastor. Paul said that every pastor ...
Learning from lyrics - Clintonnc
I am thankful for this day when nature creates beauty we seldom see and lyrics to this song share how God leads all His children to the light…when our songs are filled with faith ... to the place for which our fathers sighed?
Sampson rec teams crowned following basketball tourney - Clintonnc
Sampson County Parks and Recreation ended their basketball season in February. In all, there were 17 developmental basketball teams of youngsters ages 7-9; four 10-12 girls basketball teams, 11 10-12 boys basketball teams, and four 13-15 boys ...
Recycling returns reign over prior year’s numbers - Clintonnc
As the City of Clinton closes in on the one-year mark since returning to curbside recycling, the amount collected is being called staggering — the new program will see nearly triple the tonnage collected the previous year. The city began its ...
Medicines that might impact GERD - Clintonnc
She is currently finishing up her next to last rotation at Clinton Drug. Originally from Rockingham, Sessoms has been living in Clinton for the past two years. She is married to Chaz Sessoms; they have two boys, Cooper and Mason ...