Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:38:55 EST 1800 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 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 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 New Century, Select Banks get regulatory OK for merger http://clintonnc.com/news/business-localnews1-news/50038269/New-Century-Select-Banks-get-regulatory-OK-for-merger DUNN — New Century Bancorp, Inc. , the holding company for New Century Bank, and Select Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Select Bank & Trust Company, jointly announced this week receipt of regulatory approval from both the Federal Deposit... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County departments dodge 5 percent slash http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-local-news-localnews1-news/50041914/County-departments-dodge-5-percent-slash An exhaustive effort to show the Sampson Board of Commissioners the impacts of a 5 percent across-the-board countywide cut was made moot in a matter of minutes Wednesday. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County schools save energy, money http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-energy-localnews1-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education-schools/50043124/County-schools-save-energy-money Thanks to an energy conservation program, Sampson County Schools saved money while helping the environment in the process. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Town of Harrells Chamber’s Member of Week http://clintonnc.com/news/business-localnews1-news/332827/Town-of-Harrells-Chambers-Member-of-Week Courtesy photo Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST James Trading earns Chamber grant http://clintonnc.com/news/business-localnews1-news/332714/James-Trading-earns-Chamber-grant I am excited to announce that another Chamber grant has been awarded, this time to James Trading Company in Roseboro. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sleep well with these tips http://clintonnc.com/news/health-localnews1-news/338206/Sleep-well-with-these-tips If you have counted hundreds of sheep at bedtime and you still cannot fall asleep, you might suffer from insomnia. Insomnia may include difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep through the night, or not feeling well rested in the morning. There are... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST It’s a budget circus! http://clintonnc.com/news/breaking_news-home_top/50050613/Its-a-budget-circus In a move that shocked the many county department heads and others in attendance for what was supposed to be an all-day affair Wednesday, the Board of Commissioners approved a 4.5-cent tax hike before hearing one word from employees. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST