Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:50:07 EST 1800 Cashwell fundraiser set for Saturday http://clintonnc.com/news/business-community-news-local-news-localnews1-localnews3-news/152057211/Cashwell-fundraiser-set-for-Saturday A barbecue fundraiser for one of Sampson's finest is on tap for this Saturday, and organizers are hoping people will flock to Garland for an event aimed to assist a family worthy of such an outpouring. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:31:52 EST Two arrested in local break-ins http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news/152068246/Two-arrested-in-local-break-ins Two Sampson County men were arrested in connection with separate break-in investigations Wednesday, including one man charged with 10 felonies and another detained by a local firefighter whose vehicle was allegedly being broken into, according to... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:01:51 EST (No heading) http://clintonnc.com/news/news/152068849/ Despite inclement weather this week and school being in session Saturday, the 57th Annual Clinton Kiwanis Pancake and Sausage Feast will go on as planned. Service times are Friday, Feb. 27 from 5-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 28 from 6:30-9:30 a.m. The... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:21:51 EST Crimewatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter/152057755/Crimewatch (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... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:36:51 EST More bad weather expected, locals prepare http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/152046343/More-bad-weather-expected-locals-prepare By Chase Jordancjordan@civitasmedia.comWith another threat of winter weather approaching, local officials are preparing for the elements to make Sampson County a safer place for residents. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:46:52 EST Chamber honors its own http://clintonnc.com/news/business-community-news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/152044956/Chamber-honors-its-own By Chris Berendtcberendt@civitasmedia.com Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:31:51 EST School merger broached http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-schools/152045003/School-merger-broached By Chris Berendtcberendt@civitasmedia.com Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:01:53 EST CHS leaders examines change to val, sal selection http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-news-news_education-news_education-schools/152048574/CHS-leaders-examines-change-to-val-sal-selection Clinton High School officials are looking at revisiting the valedictorian and salutatorian process at graduation time. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:36:52 EST Hobbton Elementary announces honor students http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education/152016050/Hobbton-Elementary-announces-honor-students Hobbton Elementary School recently released its honors lists for the second nine-weeks grading period.Those honored were: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:01:51 EST Pre-family and friends revival set at St. Stephens http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152006992/Pre-family-and-friends-revival-set-at-St.-Stephens Wednesday, Feb. 25,-26-27 at 7:30 p.m. nightly, Youth Conference will be held at Ram In The Bush, Clinton. Tonight: Pastor Hubert Staggers Jr. of Durham. Thursday: Pastor Bryan Farland of St. Peter U.H.Church, Keener. Friday: Pastor Nicholas Worrell... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:01:51 EST CrimeWatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter/152025355/CrimeWatch (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... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:21:51 EST Jackson heads fight for owner rights http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/151999417/Jackson-heads-fight-for-owner-rights A bipartisan effort to protect the rights of property owners in North Carolina has already passed the House — again — and is now being led in the Senate by Sampson's Sen. Brent Jackson. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:26:51 EST State officials seek input on language, math standards http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education-schools/152002582/State-officials-seek-input-on-language-math-standards The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is seeking feedback from parents and stakeholders on the standards for English language arts and mathematics. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:26:51 EST Will expansion continue with the drop in prices? http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_agricultural/151973105/Will-expansion-continue-with-the-drop-in-prices As carcass bids continue to decline at a relatively rapid rate and slaughter numbers grow, I've been asked about the expansion plans for 2015 that I and others have written about. Will producers go ahead with their plans in the face of mounting... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:31:51 EST How to manage your shoulder pain http://clintonnc.com/news/health-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/151973236/How-to-manage-your-shoulder-pain It is estimated that approximately 3 out of 10 adults are affected by some degree of shoulder pain at some point in their lives. Contrary to popular belief, shoulder pain is not something you have to 'live with'. If you have pain in your... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:31:51 EST A moment in time http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews2-news/151999195/A-moment-in-time Every little girl dreams of her first date and every father dreams of sharing in that experience. The Clinton Recreation and Parks Department made those dreams come true Saturday night for more than a dozen daughters and their fathers. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:26:51 EST Largest Civil War reenactment in N.C. coming in March http://clintonnc.com/news/history-localnews4-news/151965406/Largest-Civil-War-reenactment-in-N.C.-coming-in-March FOUR OAKS – Advance tickets for the state's largest Civil War reenactment, the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bentonville slated for March 21-22, are selling quickly, but are still available. There is a discount on tickets purchased... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:21:53 EST CrimeWatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-localnews1/152001933/CrimeWatch (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... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:16:52 EST Fruits and veggies vital to eye health http://clintonnc.com/news/health-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/151965345/Fruits-and-veggies-vital-to-eye-health When your mother told you to eat your vegetables and you'll grow up big and strong and when she tossed you a piece of fruit instead of a candy bar for a snack, she was setting you up to have healthy eyes for the rest of your life. Let's... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:01:51 EST The Teacher-Preacher Man http://clintonnc.com/news/history-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/151972009/The-Teacher-Preacher-Man The following data is from the teacher's final report for the year 1911 at the Wrench One Room School, District One, Dismal Township, Sampson County, NC. The teacher for the term was Maggie Baggett. The term began Nov. 21 and ran thru March 10. Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:31:51 EST