Something to cluck about!

Something to cluck about!

It is the year of the Rooster and this is the week Ray and Ann Barefoot of the Midway community are adding one to their own brood.Ann Barefoot shared ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Klaves becomes athletic director for Hobbton High School

Klaves becomes athletic director for Hobbton High School

After several years of leading the track and field program at Hobbton High School, Jeff Klaves is now on a new journey as athletic director.“The...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Friends of Horticulture returns to Sampson County

Friends of Horticulture returns to Sampson County

Growing a fruit trees is not impossible, but it takes more than just sticking something in the ground and walking away. One of the steps of having a d...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Newton Grove discusses flooding issues

Newton Grove discusses flooding issues

NEWTON GROVE — Town leaders are looking for ways to tackle a flooding issue in town.During its Monday meeting, Mayor Gerald Darden and the Board...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Garland celebrates 110th birthday, honors former mayors

Garland celebrates 110th birthday, honors former mayors

GARLAND — For decades, many residents have made contributions to make a small town in southern Sampson County prosper.Garland celebrated its 110...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Registration underway for Mid-Carolina Senior Games

Registration underway for Mid-Carolina Senior Games

Registration is now open for the annual Mid-Carolina Senior Games.Games are scheduled to begin Wednesday, April 19, and continue through Monday, May 8...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Colwell reflects on successes as a Sampson school administrator

Colwell reflects on successes as a Sampson school administrator

Editor’s note: February is Black History Month, and in an effort to commemorate the many men and women who have been an influential part of Afri...

February 13th, 2017 |  


For Parkers, love still strong after 78 years

For Parkers, love still strong after 78 years

Love is an intense feeling of deep affection or to care for someone very much. However, for one Sampson County couple, it goes far deeper than just th...

February 13th, 2017 |  


SCC: A reflection in time

SCC: A reflection in time

This year, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of Sampson Community College’s presence in the community. Each month, The Sampson Independent is tak...

February 12th, 2017 updated: February 12th, 2017. |  


Sampson County honors 4-H achievements

Sampson County honors 4-H achievements

Alea Hunsucker believes in doing scary things and overcoming fears.“Every great poet, scientist, writer, actor, mathematician in the history of ...

February 10th, 2017 |