Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:03:24 EST 1800 Launching Project Eagle Song Sophomore Stephen Carroll walked towards a small piece of land behind Midway High School one day last week after school. The Boy Scout and tuba player has a vision to build a facility for the school's band program. If he's successful, he... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:16:51 EST It’s really a matter of the heart Nearly 600,000 men and women die every year from heart disease. Despite a mistaken concept, heart disease is not just a man's disease, with it affecting thousands of women everyday. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:01:51 EST Does back pain go away on it’s own? Did you know that 80% of all individuals suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives? At times, the cause can be a specific injury. In other cases, the cause cannot be accurately determined. Low back pain is the second most common reason... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:46:51 EST How to develop a marketing risk plan Managing marketing risk begins with a marketing plan. A marketing plan is the way you have decided you will market your production after evaluating your options and deciding what will be the best way to meet your goals and objectives. It sets the... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:46:51 EST More sex offenses leveled For the second time in little more than a week, a local teenager has been arrested on multiple felonies involving sexual offenses against a minor. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:41:51 EST Four-wheeler chase ends in arrest A Roseboro man who led authorities on a chase, first on a four-wheeler then on foot, has been charged in the incident late last week. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:36:51 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... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:01:52 EST Miss SMS pageant Feb. 6 The Miss Sampson Middle School Pageant will be held in the CHS auditorium on Friday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. The contestants are, front row, from left: Sanaa Dyches, Abigail Rivera, Lauri Turcios Munoz, Mikayla Moore, and Karina Torres; and back row: Abigail... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:26:51 EST Usher crowned Miss Crusader On Wednesday, Jan. 21, the senior class girls of Harrells Christian Academy were honored and recognized as the Miss Crusader Court was presented during halftime of the varsity boys basketball game against Coastal Christian. Ashley Usher, daughter of... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:21:51 EST Exploring the Black River Country I recently made a pilgrimage to the South River and Black River country with a cousin and friend, Aubrey Shaw of Roseboro, who is not only a botanical authority and local history buff, but is familiar with the folk lore of lower Sampson, upper Pender... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:31:51 EST Itchy watery eyes and my Furniture is falling apart January is designated National Eye Health Month by the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health. For the past several weeks we've discussed how to protect our eyes from the ravages of aging, and from the elements we deal with... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:16:52 EST Driver’s Ed cut looming Behind the wheel of an old Ford Taurus, 15-year-old Alex Canady drove through Clinton's streets with the assistance of instructor Jeff Sawvel. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:46:51 EST Ivanhoe native elected WSSU chancellor From the small town of Ivanhoe, Elwood L. Robinson used his rich childhood experiences in Sampson County as a launching pad toward a storied career that recently culminated in his election as chancellor of Winston-Salem State... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:36:51 EST Local school systems install bus cameras For the safety of students, motorists throughout North Carolina are required to come to a stop when they see the flashing lights of a school bus. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:31:53 EST Vital Statistics Building PermitsUnion Grove Church of Christ, renovationsAlexis Garcia, mobile home setupWilliam Herring, 1,104 sq. ft., residential additionRonald Farmer, 450 sq. ft., residential addition Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:31:51 EST Celebrating health The Center for Health and Wellness has spent the last 10 years working to improve the health of the community, offering everything a person needs to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:01:53 EST Father, son jailed after threatening officers A father and son remained behind bars early this weekend facing threat charges lodged against them after county officers stopped at their Lauren Lane property seeking information about stray animals in the area. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:01:51 EST What’s cookin’? Sampson County SchoolsJan. 26Turkey & Cheese Hoagie orBBQ Beef Rib SandwichGlazed CarrotsGarden PeasApplesauce Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:31:51 EST Area students make Dean’s List Sampson County area students were among those who made the N.C. State Dean's List for the 2014 fall semester.Those named to the list included:Erin Rebecca Brewer - FaisonKatie Lynn Butler - Clinton Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:01:51 EST NED Show inspires Butler students Students at Butler Avenue School gazed in awe as Maiya performed a variety of yo-yo and balloon tricks with humor during a presentation late this week. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:21:52 EST