Lives and stories of inspiration

Lives and stories of inspiration

By Sherry [email protected] Rose works in a man’s world. As director of the Clinton-Sampson Planning Department, her job la...

October 30th, 2016 |  


Helping hurricane victims

Helping hurricane victims

Hurricane Matthew devastated homes and businesses across Sampson County earlier this month — now a band, business and several agencies in the co...

October 28th, 2016 |  


Ginning the cotton

Ginning the cotton

Cotton from an area farm, freshly picked, makes its way through the ginning process. In Sampson County, cotton production ranks seventh in the state w...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Chef, author talks roots, recipes at Women Who Inspire conference at SCC

Chef, author talks roots, recipes at Women Who Inspire conference at SCC

See another Women Who Inspire story in the Sunday, Oct. 28 Lifestyles section of The Sampson IndependentVivian Howard rubbed her thumb and forefinger ...

October 21st, 2016 |  


Matthew leaves devastation in Sampson

Matthew leaves devastation in Sampson

The effects of Hurricane Matthew will be felt in Sampson County for a long time, with roads washed out, houses and properties flooded and downed power...

October 9th, 2016 updated: October 9th, 2016. |  


SI delivery begins again

SI delivery begins again

The Sampson Independent will finally arrived at subscribers’ doorsteps and at newspaper stands mid-day Tuesday, a combination of a full Sunday p...

October 8th, 2016 updated: October 10th, 2016. |  


Matthew concerns prompt bevy of cancellations

Matthew concerns prompt bevy of cancellations

As Hurricane Matthew strengthens and heads for the East Coast, the heavy winds and rains expected in Sampson County have led towns to urge emergency p...

October 6th, 2016 updated: October 6th, 2016. |  


Celebrating Community Day

Celebrating Community Day

A Dunn clown greets a small parade-goer during Community Day in Garland on Saturday. The parade kicked off a day of festivities in the southern Sampso...

October 3rd, 2016 |  


‘Tarnished’ to premiere

‘Tarnished’ to premiere

A movie filmed in Sampson County last year will return, fully edited, to the place it first started Sunday, Sept. 25, when Tarnished Notes producers p...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


Local movie gets LA distributor

Local movie gets LA distributor

A movie filmed in Sampson County and based on an actual murder that occurred here in 1984 has found its first home with a Los Angeles-based distributo...

August 7th, 2016 |