Sampson Independent- RSS Feed Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:23:23 EST 1800 Horses rout Trask, 54-0 Clinton hosted the Trask Titans for a Four County Conference game and the smoke from Clinton's entrance onto the field at Dark Horse Stadium had barely cleared before the outcome of the game was decided. The home team roared out to the gates,... Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:07:08 EST ‘An Evening with Twain’ MOUNT OLIVE — Experience a live performance portraying one of America's most beloved and controversial figures. On Saturday, Nov. 15, the University of Mount Olive (UMO) will host a “must see” theatrical evening with the... Sat, 1 Nov 2014 07:30:11 EST Little drips can become big problems That little drip of water from your bathroom sink is annoying isn't it? While some of us would repair the faucet right away, some of us will let it drip indefinitely without considering the loss in wasted water and the cost in a higher water... Sat, 1 Nov 2014 07:30:08 EST Vital Statistics Building PermitsJuan Ellis, 784 sq. ft., mobile home setupMiles Jackson, 250 sq. ft., residential addtionMillard Owen III, 980 sq. ft., mobile home setup Sat, 1 Nov 2014 07:00:18 EST Piercy awarded scholarship at State Fair There was a lot of excitement during last week's State Fair, especially for local Sampsonian Carlie Piercy. She brought home a piece of the excitement when she was given the Senator James Speed Achievement Award Scholarship. Sat, 1 Nov 2014 07:00:14 EST (No heading) Westbrook Grange, Inc. No. 1016 has been selected by NC Beautiful, WRAL-TV 5 and Capitol Broadcasting to receive a special beautification prize of 50 azaleas for use in the group's 2013 beautification projects. The award is part of NC... Sat, 1 Nov 2014 06:01:08 EST Don’t target job creators Editor:Here in Sampson County, we live a simpler life than our fellow North Carolinians up in Raleigh, but we're starting to get a feel for their politics. Sat, 1 Nov 2014 05:00:18 EST SMS Duke Talent Identification Participants Courtesy photo Sat, 1 Nov 2014 05:00:14 EST Raiders outscore West Bladen on Senior Night The Midway Raiders celebrated Senior Night Friday night by putting 48 points on the scoreboard. West Bladen never gave up and scored 35 of their own. Sat, 1 Nov 2014 00:15:07 EST Wildcats fall to North Duplin After leading most of the game, the Hobbton Wildcats let the North Duplin Rebels get away the win 30-26 in Friday night football action. Sat, 1 Nov 2014 00:02:17 EST Princeton rolls over Lakewood Lakewood had a long ride home from Princeton Friday evening as they were routed by the Bulldogs, 50-0. “We made them look a lot better than they are. They are really an elite football team, but they're not 50 points better than us. We made... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:49:05 EST Eagles blitz Spartans, 49-7 Union traveled to East Bladen for a Halloween Night battle with the Eagles. East Bladen was coming off a heartbreaking loss to Wallace-Rose Hill last week, a game in which they led for a while, but let the game slip away in the final minutes. This had... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:30:14 EST HHS Club supports Breast Cancer Awareness MiKayla McLamb and Blair Bradshaw walked into the Southeastern Oncology Medical Center Friday afternoon with colorful baskets full of gifts to uplift the spirits of patients. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:21:08 EST Halloween at The Square Many adults, children, and people of all ages having lots of fun at Clinton's Halloween at the Square. (Adam Capps/The Sampson Independent) Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:40:07 EST Ribbon cut at A Peaceful Path Courtesy photo Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:31:15 EST A different kind of coach Kelly Schultz wears many hats at Clinton High and Sampson Middle schools.“I go back and forth a lot,” Schultz said while taking a break from arranging items for new teachers. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:31:03 EST EBA toy ministry touches lives of many children With Christmas less than two months away, it's time to start thinking about what to buy for those special children in your life. Unfortunately, for some families in Sampson and surrounding counties, it isn't that easy. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:01:10 EST Church Outreach 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 week.Andrews Chapel Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:46:08 EST Neither would they be persuaded Jesus told of two men who lived somewhat opposite lives here on this earth. The story is found only in Luke's gospel account (Luke 16:19-31). Some would call this a parable, yet if it is, it is the only parable that Jesus ever used that named a... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:31:05 EST Reaching out to others in Christian love Do you experience an overflow of blessings? God specializes in overflow and cup-running –over blessings. In Genesis 17 we read where God says, “I will make My covenant between Me and thee, and multiply thee exceedingly.” Whatever our... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:01:08 EST