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Traffic stop lands 2 in jail - Clintonnc
A U.S. 701 traffic stop Saturday has left two Sampson County men behind bars facing assorted drug charges. Officers with Sampson’s Special Investigation Unit made the stop around 4:18 p.m., taking Alberto Maldonado Estremera, 43, 4534 Faison Hwy.
Michael Martin golf tournament will tee up Aug. 21 - Clintonnc
MOUNT OLIVE – The 27th Michael Martin Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament is set for Thursday, Aug. 21 at the Southern Wayne Country Club. The Michael Martin tournament is held annually in memory of NC Highway Patrolman Michael Martin, a University of ...
Fun at the Corn Festival - Clintonnc
Chase Jordan / Sampson IndependentChildren have fun climbing a hill on Hubb's Corn Maze at the North Carolina Corn Festival. The weekend event featured a variety of activities, the final of three weekends. During the North Carolina Corn Festival Saturday ...
One facing B&E, larceny charges - Clintonnc
A probe into June break-ins at two northern Sampson homes has culminated with the arrest of a 27-year-old on a laundry list of felony and misdemeanor charges. Officers arrested Andrew Scott Rogers of 4716 Spring Branch Road, Dunn late Saturday afternoon ...
Duckworth says he’s ready to serve Clinton City Schools - Clintonnc
As the new assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, Dr. Mark Duckworth has a goal to do the best he can for student achievement. The educator officially began his new position with Clinton City Schools July 1. It was previously held by ...
Pinson could bolster Tar Heels’ perimeter defense - Clintonnc
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Theo Pinson knows how to guarantee himself a significant role as a freshman at North Carolina — play defense. The 6-foot-6 swingman arrived this summer to help fill the Tar Heels’ need for backcourt depth and bolster UNC’s ...
SCC on mission to boost local workforce - Clintonnc
Sampson Community College, already a leader in the education arena, plans to tackle unemployment head on, and they’ll be helped along by a Workforce Investment Act Adult and Dislocated Workers grant the school received this week. The Adult and Dislocated ...
Blount: For now Common Core standards will remain - Clintonnc
Gov. Pat McCrory plans to sign a bill which would eliminate the Common Core standards across the state, and local school officials are waiting now to see what’s next. “In education, we are constantly receiving standards to make sure we meet the needs ...
Carolina Foot Care at center Monday - Clintonnc
Greetings everyone! Hope you all are enjoying the needed rain, as well as the cool off we have had. It really helped out our community garden. The harvest is starting to come off. The squash and cucumbers are so good. Next we will enjoy peas. Such a great ...
Elizabeth M. Brown, 85 - Clintonnc
RED SPRINGS — Mrs. Elizabeth Matthis Brown, 85, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. Mrs. Brown was born in Sampson County on May 26, 1929 to the late Byrant Newkirk Matthis and Manie Clyde Knowles Matthis. She was ...