Sampson Independent- RSS Feed http://clintonnc.com/ http://clintonnc.com/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:04:29 EST 1800 Lindsay reunion Sunday http://clintonnc.com/news/features-history-lifestyle-localnews1/50071896/Lindsay-reunion-Sunday The attached picture was made in October 1908 and is a celebration of John DeVane Lindsay's 72nd birthday. John was a Civil War veteran, wounded twice, and died in 1914 at his home in the “Land of Goshen” in upper Sampson... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Black bear roaming Roseboro http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews2-news/50071086/Black-bear-roaming-Roseboro A black bear was seen roaming the streets of Roseboro Friday morning, and residents took action hoping to get the bear picked up by Wildlife agents. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Newton Grove student receives scholarship http://clintonnc.com/news/news/50038805/Newton-Grove-student-receives-scholarship RALEIGH — The Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) recently announced that Emily Harrison is the recipient of an LGFCU scholarship award. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crisis Center’s Thrift Store still open http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2/50072607/Crisis-Centers-Thrift-Store-still-open Although the Crisis Center and its core activities have ceased to exist, the Thrift Store is still operating and still accepting donations. That word came from Crisis Center board chairwoman Peggy Melvin, who noted this week that while the outreach... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sex offense charges leveled http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news/50072587/Sex-offense-charges-leveled A 20-year-old Raleigh man is facing five sexual felonies involving two underage girls after an investigation into the incident led officers to him. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crimewatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-blotter-localnews1-news/50068664/Crimewatch (The 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 jail report.)Arrests Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Learning to manage diabetes http://clintonnc.com/news/health-localnews1-news/50042332/Learning-to-manage-diabetes Sampson County residents are going to see some new resources coming to play for those with diabetes, and services are already starting to be offered now at the Butler Court Senior Center. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Outreach in our churches http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50024432/Outreach-in-our-churches To report church news please email CLNlifestyle@civitasmedia.com or call 910-644-0447. Deadline is 5 p.m. on Wednesday for Friday publication.Bearskin MBC Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST This circus has to stop http://clintonnc.com/news/editorial-opinion/50055462/This-circus-has-to-stop Sampson County Commissioner Jarvis McLamb voted for a 4.5 cent tax hike. No wait, he did, but less than eight hours later he said he didn't understand what he was voting for. A second vote for a budget ordinance reflecting that tax hike was... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Budget charade reaches historic peak http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-local-news-localnews1-news/50056117/Budget-charade-reaches-historic-peak Confusion, disarray and division among county commissioners came to an embarrassing head Wednesday night in a debacle that left employees thoroughly perplexed and exasperated and board members speechless, only to approve a historically dubious second... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST STEM Academy begins in August http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community_news-local-news-localnews1-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education-schools/50057324/STEM-Academy-begins-in-August In a couple of weeks, a group of Sampson County students will begin to cultivate their knowledge in the animal science and biotechnology fields. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crimewatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-blotter-localnews1/50059885/Crimewatch (The reports below are provided daily by the Sampson County Sheriff's Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol via the Sheriff's Office jail report.)Arrests Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Next SCT show coming in 2 weeks http://clintonnc.com/news/entertainment-localnews1-localnews4-local_features-news/50055592/Next-SCT-show-coming-in-2-weeks In only two weeks you will be able to enjoy the next production at the Sampson Community Theatre where you will probably see many faces that will be the future of live theater in our county as 110 youngsters take to our big stage over three weekends... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County School Board members take oath http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-local-news-localnews1-localnews3-news_education-news_education-photo_gallery-schools/50047925/County-School-Board-members-take-oath Tammy Cashwell, assistant clerk of Superior Court, administered the oath of office to four incumbent members of the Sampson County Board of Education. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50038213/Ye-do-err-not-knowing-the-scriptures The words of our title are a statement made by our Lord to the Sadducees after they had presented Him with a hypothetical situation concerning seven brothers who had all had the same woman as a wife. The entire conversation can be found in Matthew... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST God is there through life’s storm http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50056189/God-is-there-through-lifes-storm Do you believe God guides us to a desired haven? Writing from the Upper Room at Berkley Manor on Ocracoke while a storm whips the treetops outside my window, I pause to read Psalm 107. The words bear witness as I watch boats being tossed to and from... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Our daily question http://clintonnc.com/news/news/50046019/Our-daily-question The first request or question in the Lord's prayer is, “give us this day our daily bread.” But perhaps there is a more poignant question we should be asking the Lord as illustrated by the Apostle Paul Damascus Road... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Gregorys coming to Turkey Baptist http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-religion-photo_gallery/50042303/The-Gregorys-coming-to-Turkey-Baptist Courtesy photoThe Gregorys will be in concert Sunday, July 27 at Turkey Baptist Church, 144 E. Faison Ave. Turkey. The Rev. Ron Bryan is the pastor. No admission charge, but a love offering will be received. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Weighing in on state’s budget http://clintonnc.com/news/opinion/50054793/Weighing-in-on-states-budget There has been a lot of discussion and concern in the media recently regarding the duration and nature of this year's budget negotiations. In light of that, I want to be clear about one thing: responsible governing is not a quick and easy... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Best facing 9 felony charges http://clintonnc.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-localnews1-news/50054112/Best-facing-9-felony-charges Dennis Best, charged Wednesday night with the robbery of Butler's Pharmacy in downtown Clinton, is facing a laundry list of felonies related to both the early morning incident and the discovery of marijuana plants at his home, police officials... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST