As a youth, Mike Jones enjoyed raising the Stars and Strips at Salemburg Elementary School in the mornings. His principal Roger White showed Jones and other students how to do it around the flagpole.
GARLAND — Early Saturday morning, a group of shocked and saddened community members stood on Gibbs Road staring at a fire-ravaged single-wide mobile home.
A sixth body has just been discovered in the charred remains of a house at 552 Gibbs Road, the scene of a tragic early morning fire that has claimed at least six people.
The names of five people killed this morning in a tragic house fire on Gibbs Road are still being withheld as investigators probe the cause of the fire and the county's medical examiner works to positively identify them.
Five people were reportedly killed early this morning in a house fire on Gibbs Road near Garland.Authorities are still on scene and few details have been released at this time.Watch for updates here at clintonnc.com
Inside her office at the Sampson County Extension Office, Amanda Bradshaw sat in front of a computer and sorted through thousands of 4-H pictures.
Garland officials, along with NC STEP volunteers and community sponsors, are gearing up for a big day in October.The Garland Community Day is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. in downtown Garland.
William Scott “Billy” Prestage recently held a ribbon cutting at the Clinton-Sampson Airport to dedicate the sign he completed for his Eagle Scout project.Members of the Airport Authority were present for the event.
SALEMBURG — This Saturday, Perry Williams will ride his 15-speed Roadmaster bicycle, with a reflective American flag boldly displayed, for many miles on the highways of southeastern North Carolina.
As Clinton investigators continue piecing together evidence in thefts at Sessoms Jewelry and Mike's Hunt Shop, they are also unveiling a new high-tech system that allows for anonymous texting of tips, something they hope will help them in these crimes...
With September just around the corner, we have many exciting opportunities quickly approaching. From next week's Sampson Perspective to the following week's Washington Perspective and Business Showcase to a seminar focusing on Building...
A 15-year-old will face murder and rape charges as an adult. That was the decision made today by Judge Sarah Seaton following a probable cause hearing in Sampson County District Court, where all juvenile matters are initially handled.
Gilbert Owens has been in the ministry for many years, but he did not experience the real church until he took a special walk.He wants others to experience it too.
(The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff's Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol via the Sheriff's Office daily jail...
Roseboro Elementary School, where “Tomorrow's Success Begins Today,” participated in the 2014 Million Father March during the first day of school Monday.
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Three more Clinton residents have been caught up in a drug net lowered just over three weeks ago during simultaneous campaigns by city police and Sampson sheriff's investigators.
As the sun rose over Sampson County Monday morning, thousands of eager minds arose from their beds with an eagerness to begin the next chapter in their lives — the first of 180 days in a new school year.
Union Middle School eighth-grade students from Leslie Matthis' science class had an opportunity to travel to Camp Don Lee in Arapahoe, North Carolina this past spring. There, they had hands-on science experiences that she said she could never...
August 17, 2014, marked Harrells Christian Academy's seventh year holding the annual Senior Blessing Ceremony. All of the excited seniors waited patiently as they were called on stage one by one to stand beside their “senior blesser”...
Seven lawsuits filed against Murphy-Brown LLC in U.S. District Court Thursday allege the Smithfield Foods Inc. subsidiary failed to take steps to reduce nuisance and injury caused by its farms in Sampson and five surrounding counties.
Advisors to the Pineland College-Edwards Military Institute Scholarship Endowment recently announced the award of six scholarships to Sampson County students.
Protect and serve. Those are the charges made to local police officers, and because of their dedication to follow those charges, Nathan Gregory decided to show his appreciation for these officers in his summer community service...
Clinton City Schools and Sampson County Schools held orientations and open houses at various sites in the area. The events allowed children and their parents to meet teachers and administrators.
Who will be The Sampson Independent's Community Partner for the next 12 months? That decision is up to voters, who have a chance now to select from the four non-profit agencies vying for an opportunity at $2,500 in free advertising and...