Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:01:41 EST 1800 Elections officials spreading word on Voter ID While a Voter ID law is not scheduled to take effect in North Carolina until 2016, local Board of Elections officials are already working to spread the word about the law and educate those without proper ID on steps they can take to get in... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:30:09 EST Nabbed in Georgia Jerry Junior “Red” McNeil stepped from an SBI plane at the Clinton-Sampson Airport and squinted in the afternoon sun, glancing left, then right and finally straight ahead, catching sight of a Clinton Police officer photographing his... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:00:17 EST Health fair’s focus - awareness With the number of women facing breast and cervical cancer growing each year, the Sampson County Health Department and North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Program have teamed for the 16th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Rally and Health... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:00:15 EST Community Bulletin Board Garland Senior Center — will host Brenda Brown from Fayetteville Social Security on Monday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m.. The public is welcome, so please join us. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:00:12 EST Glover twins earn Eagle Scout honor Tommy Delton Glover III and Charles Jackson Glover were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts of America, on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:01:16 EST Ingold School reunion Courtesy photo Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:01:11 EST Cape Fear Farm Credit accepting apps Planner Program FAYETTEVILLE – Cape Fear Farm Credit is now accepting applications for the sixth class to participate in an e-learning financial and business planning course. The Ag Biz Planner curriculum includes financial and business planning, budgeting and... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 22:01:13 EST Good study habits and homework Every parent wants their child to do well in school and to learn as much as they possibly can. To be good students, children need to develop good study habits at home and at school. You can help develop good study habits at home by approaching... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:31:26 EST Online donors program helps teachers Social Studies educator Lisa Ottaway loves teaching history to her students at Union Middle School.“I'm a history geek,” she confessed. “I like knowing where we come from.” Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:31:22 EST Annual coat drive to kick off Nov. 1, sponsorships sought now It may still be hot outside, but Chamber of Commerce members are already talking coats, as they gear up for an annual project that helps keep many in the Sampson community warm during those cold winter months. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:16:12 EST What’s cookin’? Sampson County SchoolsSept. 22Turkey & Cheese Hoagie orBBQ Beef RibSquashOrange Glazed CarrotsApplesauce Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:01:15 EST Vital Statistics Building PermitsDenis Zeledon, 2,040 sq. ft., mobile home setupVictor Funez, 1,512 sq. ft., mobile home setupAngel Zuniga, 1,512 sq. ft., mobile home setup Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:01:13 EST B&E charges leveled A 28-year-old Sampson County man is facing felony charges related to a break-in at the home of his ex-girlfriend earlier in the week. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:21:11 EST Empowering women’s health The end of a 21-year adventure culminated last night, as members and participants in the Seeds of Hope project gathered to say their goodbyes and give thanks to everyone involved. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:40:19 EST Reid earns top state honor GREENSBORO – Three City of Greensboro employees received state awards at the NC Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) / National Emergency Number Association (NENA) 2014 annual banquet on Sept. 10 in Sunset... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:21:10 EST Clinton’s Street Fair growing Arguably Clinton's biggest event year in and year out, the Court Square Street Fair is just a few weeks away with a little something for every letter in the alphabet — automobiles, barbecue, crafts and demonstrations — along with... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:30:07 EST Benefit a success, plans for 5k Saturday Dubbed a huge success, the benefit plate sale for double-amputee Frankie Brewington sold almost 4,000 plates. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:15:11 EST Church Outreach To report church news please email or call 910-644-0447. Deadline is 5 p.m. on Wednesday for Friday publication.Baldwin Branch MBC,Elizabethtown Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:45:08 EST What manner of persons ought ye to be? In the third chapter of Second Peter, Peter speaks of those coming in the last days that would be “scoffers, walking after their own lusts, And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:30:11 EST Serving God, GAIN-ing understanding What does G.A.I.N. mean to you? It's not washing powder or accelerating at a great speed, but one can be washed whiter than snow or faithfully move forward by experiencing it. Let me explain. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:00:09 EST