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Chamber hosting 2nd annual Hispanic academy - Clintonnc
The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce is honored to partner with the Small Business Center at Sampson Community College for a variety of seminars throughout each year. Seminars such as Social Media Marketing, Investing Local, Tax Updates, Communication ...
Clinton school board eyes change in how substitute teacher hours are tracked - Clintonnc
Clinton City Schools is working to make changes in the way substitutes are called to fill in for teachers. Nancy Dillman, assistant superintendent for human resources, presented a proposal to the Board of Education earlier this week, calling for the ...
Dillman to retire in 2015 - Clintonnc
After close to 30 years as an educator and educational administrator with Clinton City and Sampson County schools, Nancy Dillman will say goodbye in February. Currently, she serves Clinton City Schools (CCS) as the assistant superintendent for Human ...
Liberty Tax joins Chamber fold - Clintonnc
Liberty Tax of Warsaw was recently welcomed as a new member of the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce. The company, located at 224 W. College St., Warsaw, offers income tax services. They can be reached at 910-293-2167.
City sees successful cleanup, starts leaf season - Clintonnc
Another successful Fall Clean Up Week and Household Hazardous Waste Day now behind them, the City of Clinton Public Works and Utilities Department’s work is far from finished with leaf collection now in full swing. According to statistics provided by ...
Salemburg’s top students - Clintonnc
Salemburg Elementary recently named its Students of the Month for youngsters in grades K-2. They are: Preston Tyndall, Kaisha McCall, Jaiden Anthony, Ronald Pope, McKenzie Street, Crystal Guzman, Tilyn Monk, Kennedy Owens, Mahalia Tyndall, Ali Jarquin ...
What about next year? - Clintonnc
We’re right in the middle of the World Series. Either the Kansas City Royals or the San Francisco Giants will be the victors. When it is over, in the joyous winning locker room, the coach and many of the players will be interviewed. They will be ...
City brings more revamped properties within borders - Clintonnc
Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentEliza Lane, pictured during last year's community development project, was the site of significant upgrades and is now part of the City of Clinton. City of Clinton officials have put a bow on another community development ...
Lady Leopards fall short in Eastern Final - Clintonnc
Lakewood fell in five sets to Princeton Tuesday night in the 1A Volleyball Eastern Championship, leaving them one win short of the state championship game. The Lady Leopards had a great season with a 26-1 record, However, they were not able to defeat the ...
Wildcat cross country squad competes in 1A Mideast regional - Clintonnc
Hobbton Cross Country competed at the 1A Mideast Regionals last weekend at WakeMed Soccer Park. The men started things off in historic fashion by placing 8th overall in the region with 6 of the 7 men competing running the fastest races of the season.
Project Outreach awaiting green light - Clintonnc
Glenn Faison is looking forward to providing fun and education to students beyond regular school hours through Project Outreach, Inc. Faison, executive director of the organization, made a presentation to the Sampson County Board of Education for UPLIFT ...
Billy Harrell golf tournament a success - Clintonnc
The Billy Harrell Golf Tournament was held at Coharie Country Club last Saturday from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm as a fundraiser for the Eastern Baptist Association’s Toy Store Ministry. Matthew and Jessica Register started this tournament as a fundraiser for ...
R’boro man faces hit and run charge - Clintonnc
A 20-year Roseboro man has been charged in connection with an Oct. 18 accident that injured a 15-year-old. According to N.C. Highway Patrol Sgt. Bryan Smith, Bryant Alexander Thomas has been charged with felony hit and run and a stop sign violation.
Hoopers win state championship - Clintonnc
The Hoopers, a 80-84-year-old local basketball team, recently won the North Carolina state championship for their age group. The team, which played in the Greenville tournament, is now qualified to compete in the national finals competition in Minneapolis ...
Tillis’ message not a good one - Clintonnc
The political ads that have been airing on TV for the last month are a mixed bag. On the one hand, they are amusing (if the stakes were not so serious). And on the other, they are down-right insulting. While the ads try to portray one’s opponent as ...