Local volunteers assist family in wake of fire tragedy

Local volunteers assist family in wake of fire tragedy

While standing on top of rubble, Dr. Mac Herring removed a large chunk as the sun beamed though nearby trees.“We’re trying to clean up a l...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


Churches join forces to offer free ‘Fun Day’

Churches join forces to offer free ‘Fun Day’

MIDWAY COMMUNITY — A group of churches in northern Sampson gathers membership dues, partners with local dealerships and reaches out to the publi...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


‘I am the resurrection and the life’

‘I am the resurrection and the life’

On this Easter Sunday morning, Christians across the globe are celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who died on the cross for the sins of hum...

April 16th, 2017 |  


The groanings of our faith

The groanings of our faith

I sincerely apologize to my readers for being away so long from my writings to the Sampson Independent. For so long in my life I have been anguishing ...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Pastor Gilbert Owens writes first religious book

Pastor Gilbert Owens writes first religious book

ROSEBORO — Gilbert Owens was happy to sign his autograph on the title page of his first published book. He’s looking forward to signing a ...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Sampson kicks off National Week of Prayer for HIV/AIDS

Sampson kicks off National Week of Prayer for HIV/AIDS

Behind the pulpit of Institutional Baptist Church, the Rev. Judy Johnson-Truitt spoke with conviction about AIDS and the importance of churches respon...

March 9th, 2017 updated: March 9th, 2017. |  


Clinton International Church to host Bishop Wellington Boone

Clinton International Church to host Bishop Wellington Boone

After making a global impact though his faith in Jesus Christ, Bishop Wellington Boone is returning home.Clinton International Church is hosting Boone...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Friendly Trio Community Development Corporation helps seniors

Friendly Trio Community Development Corporation helps seniors

Inside the Friendly Community Center, Charles Strickland watched fellow senior citizens enjoy a hot meal and receive nutrition tips at the same time.T...

March 1st, 2017 |  


TV personality EJ Snyder shares faith, experiences with Roseboro UMC

TV personality EJ Snyder shares faith, experiences with Roseboro UMC

ROSEBORO — EJ Snyder stood in the aisle of Roseboro United Methodist Church and captured everyone’s attention when he spoke about wild exp...

February 9th, 2017 |  


After a battle with uterine cancer, Merita Lane was excited to make a little noise about surviving.“On my sixth treatment, my surgeons and chemo...

February 2nd, 2017 |