Sampson Independent- RSS Feed Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:11:28 EST 1800 Good study habits and homework Every parent wants their child to do well in school and to learn as much as they possibly can. To be good students, children need to develop good study habits at home and at school. You can help develop good study habits at home by approaching... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:31:26 EST Online donors program helps teachers Social Studies educator Lisa Ottaway loves teaching history to her students at Union Middle School.“I'm a history geek,” she confessed. “I like knowing where we come from.” Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:31:22 EST Annual coat drive to kick off Nov. 1, sponsorships sought now It may still be hot outside, but Chamber of Commerce members are already talking coats, as they gear up for an annual project that helps keep many in the Sampson community warm during those cold winter months. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:16:12 EST What’s cookin’? Sampson County SchoolsSept. 22Turkey & Cheese Hoagie orBBQ Beef RibSquashOrange Glazed CarrotsApplesauce Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:01:15 EST Vital Statistics Building PermitsDenis Zeledon, 2,040 sq. ft., mobile home setupVictor Funez, 1,512 sq. ft., mobile home setupAngel Zuniga, 1,512 sq. ft., mobile home setup Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:01:13 EST Lakewood grabs quality road win The Lakewood Leopards took a ride north on I-95 Friday night to meet the Panthers of North Johnston, where the Leopards controlled almost the entire game, with a win of 25-7. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:02:15 EST Harrells runs all over South Robeson Harrells Christain Acadmey remained undefeated after a 29-0 win over South Robeson on Friday evening. It was an all-around ground attack for HCA, as they got whatever they wanted on the ground. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:52:11 EST Wildcats fall on the road The Hobbton Wildcats traveled to Wake Christian Friday night; but, came up short, again. The Wake Bulldogs won 36-20; however, the Wildcats were in the game at the half, down 13-7. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:34:11 EST Princeton thumps Spartans The Union Spartans were defeated by the visiting Princeton Bulldogs, 48-20 on Thursday night, at Union. Princeton jumped out to an early touchdown lead with under five minutes gone in the game, and never looked back. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:27:17 EST B&E charges leveled A 28-year-old Sampson County man is facing felony charges related to a break-in at the home of his ex-girlfriend earlier in the week. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:21:11 EST Empowering women’s health The end of a 21-year adventure culminated last night, as members and participants in the Seeds of Hope project gathered to say their goodbyes and give thanks to everyone involved. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:40:19 EST County Rec host first volleyball mini-camp On Saturday, Sept. 6, Sampson County Parks & Recreation held its first county-wide volleyball mini-camp. The mini-camp was held at Roseboro-Salemburg Middle School. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:31:17 EST Reid earns top state honor GREENSBORO – Three City of Greensboro employees received state awards at the NC Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) / National Emergency Number Association (NENA) 2014 annual banquet on Sept. 10 in Sunset... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:21:10 EST Clinton’s Street Fair growing Arguably Clinton's biggest event year in and year out, the Court Square Street Fair is just a few weeks away with a little something for every letter in the alphabet — automobiles, barbecue, crafts and demonstrations — along with... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:30:07 EST Benefit a success, plans for 5k Saturday Dubbed a huge success, the benefit plate sale for double-amputee Frankie Brewington sold almost 4,000 plates. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:15:11 EST Church Outreach To report church news please email or call 910-644-0447. Deadline is 5 p.m. on Wednesday for Friday publication.Baldwin Branch MBC,Elizabethtown Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:45:08 EST What manner of persons ought ye to be? In the third chapter of Second Peter, Peter speaks of those coming in the last days that would be “scoffers, walking after their own lusts, And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:30:11 EST Serving God, GAIN-ing understanding What does G.A.I.N. mean to you? It's not washing powder or accelerating at a great speed, but one can be washed whiter than snow or faithfully move forward by experiencing it. Let me explain. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:00:09 EST Lady Raiders take volleyball games from Lady Spartans The Midway Lady Raiders beat Union at Union Thursday evening in both the JV and varsity. The JV team won 25-6 and 25-20 to sweep the JV Lady Spartans. The varsity team also got out their brooms to complete the 3-0 sweep on the day. They won 25-19,... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:19:16 EST Spell grabs 200th career win Clinton topped 4-A Cape Fear on Thursday to give head coach Brad Spell his 200th career win as a head coach. Spell Carr had a goal and an assist and Turner Wells added the other goal for the Dark Horses. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:29:06 EST