Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:07:33 EST 1800 Local Belk raises funds for LC Kerr Any additional funds a school can receive are greatly appreciated. Local elementary school principal Jan Smith was one of those giving thanks late this week when a local retail store made a sizeable donation. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:01:51 EST Early College student ready for Governor’s School Through art, Leah Moore expresses herself by letting the world see her vision in paintings and drawings. In a couple of months, she will join other young artists who share the same passion she has. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:16:54 EST Bill proposes funding for Drivers Ed With cuts to drivers education looming, a group of state lawmakers are working to help ease the burden on districts throughout North Carolina. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:16:52 EST SCC students standing up for the little guys Too often, children involved in court cases are without a voice while everyone else involved present various sides of stories that determine the future direction of these children's lives. That's where a Guardian Ad Litem, or GAL as it is... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:01:55 EST How should Driver Education be funded? The crossover deadline at the legislature is approaching quickly, so we are working hard to get bills heard and passed to the opposite chamber. Unless a bill contains an appropriation or finance provision, it must pass at least one chamber by the... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:01:52 EST (No heading) Roseboro special meeting — will be held Tuesday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:41:52 EST What’s cookin’? Clinton City SchoolsApril 27Chicken Fajita WrapNachos w/ScoopsCornPinto BeansApplesauce Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:01:54 EST Full house for Artsplosion Emily Valenti watched as fast-talking auctioneer Jeff Byrd chanted prices to a large audience inside Clinton High School's atrium Thursday. Swiftly, her painting, was sold for $160. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:01:51 EST (No heading) During one of this season's Class Acts performances, Anna Sutton was recognized as the 100,000th student to come through the series. Pictured are Becky Lockamy, Sampson County Schools; Mark Godwin, teacher at Hobbton Middle School; Sutton, a... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:36:53 EST RSMS names honor students Roseboro Salemburg Middle School students were honored for academic and character achievement on April 24,. During the program, the students were recognized for various achievements during the third nine-week grading period. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:16:52 EST (No heading) Mintz Christian Academy high school students spent the day cleaning up Glenville Lake in honor of Earth Day 2015 on April 17. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:11:52 EST Earth Day lessons First-graders in Regina Taylor's class at Kerr Elementary helped to construct a castle from tissue boxes with their reading teacher, Ms. DeSpain. The castle was constructed from over 400 boxes and took several weeks to build. Once complete, the... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:01:51 EST 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... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:46:51 EST Driving lessons Gabriel Carrion, a Sampson Early College student, takes his turn on the DWI simulator earlier this week at Sampson Community College. The sim is used as a tool to deter student drinking by mimicking the impaired driving experience through the use of... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:21:52 EST Derby fundraising set And they're off! As the 20 thoroughbred horses make their way around the racetrack at Churchill Downs in Kentucky in a early May, the Sampson Arts Council will be hosting a “Hat and Horses” derby party in an effort to raise money to... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:01:51 EST Lessons from the healing of a blind man The apostle John is the only gospel recorder to tell of the healing of a certain blind man that had been blind from birth. Seeing this man prompted a question from the disciples. They asked, “Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:01:51 EST Refreshing, refueling revivals Have you been blessed recently by attending a revival? Oh, I have! My heart overflows with a refreshment that refuels my soul and a renewed joy to serve my Lord with gladness. Sharing revival at Shiloh P.H. Church last week at Mt. Vernon Baptist... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:46:51 EST Church Outreach The deadline for church briefs is 5 p.m. on Wednesdays. Church briefs can be placed by emailing or leaving a message at 910-644-0447. Briefs run up until the event and do not have to be resubmitted each... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:31:52 EST ‘Prisoner’ enters final weekend The rains came this past weekend and kept many of our theater lovers safe at home instead of trudging through the heavy downpours to see the opening performances of “The Prisoner Of 2nd Avenue.” Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:16:51 EST Highway Patrol announces Operation ‘Drive To Live 2015’ In an effort to reduce the number of teenager-related accidents across the state, the North Carolina Highway Patrol is continuing to conduct Operation “Drive to Live” this week. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:01:52 EST